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Caregiver/Direct Support Professional - Greater Bristol Area

Location: Waterbury, CT, United States
Schedule: Full-time hours - flexible schedules!

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Description

At Ability Beyond, you can be accepted, celebrated, & impactful!

Locations: Several programs available across the Greater Bristol area

Hours: Day and evening. One weekend day availability is a must.

Pay Rate: $17.75/hour
  

We are hosting a virtual interview day via ZOOM on Tuesday, February 6th from 9AM-4PM. Walk ins are welcome. All candidates are welcome to apply.     

Responsibilities:   

  • Collaborate with individuals with diverse medical and behavioral needs in a group home setting.
  • Provide comprehensive support to adults with daily living activities, including hands-on care, cooking, and cleaning.
  • Address transportation requirements by assisting individuals to and from appointments with utmost attention to their needs.
  • Immerse individuals with disabilities into community engagement through participation in work and volunteer activities, such as the Special Olympics.
  • Offer assistance in positive behavior reinforcement, goal planning, and enhancement of socialization skills.
  • Ensure meticulous electronic and physical documentation of individualized case notes on a daily basis.
  • Work seamlessly within an interdisciplinary team comprising nurses, behaviorists, and nutritionists to provide holistic and individualized care.

Benefits:      

  • Extensive paid training and certification program
  • Generous benefit package (medical, dental, vision, pet insurance)
  • Paid time off (increases over years of service)
  • Self-directed retirement plan options (403B)
  • PSLF loan forgiveness eligibility
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program including mental health resources.
  • Ongoing diversity, equity, inclusion, & belonging initiatives
  • Accredited certification programs in direct care, leadership, and other specialties
  • Employee mentorship program
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • A culture of appreciation, respect, and teamwork

Qualifications:      

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license is required.
  • Willingness to learn, no experience needed.
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, or Bosnian a plus!

To see a day in the life of our Ability Beyond workforce, check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fk2TezhPHro       

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