Community Support Coordinator / Caregiver
- Wolcott, CT 06716, USA
At Dungarvin, you have the ability to make someone's life better! Embrace the opportunity to change someone's life by assisting people with disabilities. Providing personal and companion care at Dungarvin, you will have the ability to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.
Our Community Support Coordinators support people with developmental disabilities in their homes and in their communities throughout central and western CT. Job duties typically this consists of coaching daily living skills, supporting people with behavioral or physical challenges, and fostering increased independence. All of this is achieved while accompanying people as they pursue their normal daily activities. This might include everyday activities like spending time at home, cooking dinner, talking with friends, shopping, going to the movies, attending medical appointments and all of the other daily living activities that most people engage in.
In addition, the Community Support Coordinator coordinates; routine household activities, individual services and supports, communication and follow through related to specific administrative and personnel matters. The Community Support Coordinator is responsible for working cooperatively with the Program Director and other staff in developing, implementing, and evaluating the outcomes of community living supports provided to individuals with developmental disabilities. The Community Support Coordinator will be expected to contact the Program Director regarding any program or personnel issues within the home. S/he should also contact the Program Director regarding emergency household, medical, or maintenance needs in the home.
Community Support Coordinators must have all of the following qualities: the ability to act as a role model for other staff, a sincere desire to provide individualized supports to individuals with developmental challenges; the ability to make sound judgments when given guidance and priorities; the ability to work as a team member to maintain consistency and quality in programming; the ability to communicate effectively with other staff members; and when individuals with disabilities require it, the physical ability to lift/transfer those individuals.
- Must be at least 18 years old
- Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record
- Current auto liability insurance
- Reliable transportation
- Acceptable criminal record
- Flexible schedules including part-time and full-time opportunities
- 401(k) plan available
- Paid time off
- Paid training
- Group insurance benefits
- Employee referral bonus program
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Equal Opportunity Employer