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Direct Support Professional in Stratford, CT at Resources For Human Development, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Stratford, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/11/2019

Job Description

RHD Connecticut provides residential community living arrangements, day services, and individual habilitative supports to people who have developmental disabilities in the West and South regions in Connecticut. Currently RHD CT operates 10 CLAs, Continuous Residential Support programs and supports individuals who reside in apartments in the community. RHD CT operates two day programs, one in the Western region and one in the Southern region of the State.

RHD CT is looking for Direct Support Professionals to work in the area of Bridgeport, Trumbull, Stratford, Oxford, Monroe, Wallingford and North Branford. There are currently Full-Time, Part-Time and On-Call positions available.


Responsibilities:

  •  Assist and teach people with developmental disabilities in a supportive and therapeutic environment, which maintains health and safety while fostering growth and rehabilitation.
  • Implement individual programming and behavior support plans as written.
  • Engage individuals in community job development skills as well as recreational opportunities.
  • Ensure all opportunities afford each individual a greater sense of self, increased independence, heightened self-esteem and an overall positive experience.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Valid driver's license

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, and veteran or disability status.