Group Home Staff

STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way... - Norwalk, CT (30+ days ago)

Norwalk Based provider of residential services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities seeks staff for all shifts to provide care and supervision in group home settings. Responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize needs and desires of residents as first responsibility and shows respect to residents at all times
  • Displays an overall commitment to the mission and values of the organization
  • Follows all safety guidelines/policies, as well as OSHA guidelines/ Responsible for the general safety of all residents under his/her supervision/Uses On-call system appropriately
  • Responsible for the administration and documentation of all medications and treatments as per medication certification as well as policies and procedures.
  • Implements all program services and ensures teaching strategies, ensures all documentation occurs as individuals plans indicate

- Implement recreation activities for all residents in the home according

to their skill level and interests

  • Ensure all residents practice appropriate grooming and hygiene – this may include assisting with showering and clean up of bodily fluids

- Maintains physical plant to agency standards (condition, cleanliness

and home-like atmosphere). Ensures home is clean and neat prior to

end of shift

  • Provides transportation for residents as needed. – must use personal vehicle while in process of obtaining PSL and/or when company van not available (may include transportation to airports in Hartford or NYC, camp, family home, etc)
  • Maintains professional standard and demeanor /speak with respect to all coworkers, supervisors families and outside contacts
  • Ensure that residents are educated on healthy eating, provide unprocessed foods and balanced meal choices
  • Ability to teach without “parenting” and encourage the highest degree of independence possible

Full Time provides excellent benefits. Agency will provide training - CPR, Med Cert, PMT, etc. Excellent Benefits. An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time