234 - YAS Paraprofessional Overnight Awake

Marrakech - New Haven, CT3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $26,000 - $34,000 a year
Marrakech is looking for staff to work with our wonderful participants with developmental disabilities, physical, behavioral or other needs in a group home setting. We seek nurturing people who will provide care with respect and dignity as well as promote independence and community integration.

Full Time Position: Young Adult Services ParaprofessionalOvernight(YAS) cc 234

Hours: Wednesday-Friday & every other Saturday 10p-8a (40/30hrs)

Mission: We provide independent skill building services for young adults ages 18-25. Positive learning environment focused on skill building and creating improved social relationships. Actively promotes in house and community opportunities that enhance the quality of life for all young adults

Position Summary:
  • Seeking caring, team- oriented professionals interested in cutting edge, continuous training to teach new skills and demonstrate how to live effectively and independently in the greater community.
  • Works at alternative program site when assigned
  • Stays awake and fit for duty during shift.
  • Works cooperatively with young adults, family members, outside agencies
  • Attends necessary meetings
  • Within this dynamic, trauma informed transitional program for young adults with behavioral health needs, become an intricate part of the case management team ensuring young adults’ appointments are kept and schedules are meaningful.
  • Monitor young adults’ self- administration of medication. Assist young adults in improving practices of daily living including developing daily hygiene and housekeeping routines.
  • Work as a team to create a therapeutic community environment within a residential setting. Implement behavioral goals, teaching strategies, monitoring procedures, exercise programs, ARC trauma informed
practices and protocols and other team recommended programs and procedures.
  • Assist in the completion of assessments.
  • Model positive adult roles in the community.
  • Foster community belonging through young adult centered appropriate activities.
  • These may include active participating in Life Skills Training
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment. This includes housekeeping such as dishes, floors, countertops, bathrooms, kitchen areas, simple yard work, and other areas.
  • Documents case notes on ETO, communication logs, programs, incident reports, abuse and neglect reports, safety reports, fire drills, time sheets, mileage forms and other required documentation timely and accurately.
Job Requirements:
  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent in human Services, Psychology, Special Education or related field.
  • Experience working with persons with disabilities in a community based day or residential program.
  • A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one-year of residential and/or similar service treatment experience will be accepted in lieu of degree.
Marrakech is an equal opportunity employer. Marrakech, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status of veteran, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.