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Current Employment Opportunities

Community Inclusion Counselor

Salary: $ 29,786

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as Case Manager for assigned consumers which may include: physical assessment, independent living skills training, job placement and coaching, leisure activities, crisis intervention and advocacy, community based assessments.
  • Create and implement a wide range of community inclusion programs with individuals with disabilities and/or neurological impairments.
  • Develop community inclusion plans, volunteer sites and community-based recreation sites for consumers.
  • Assess, teach and assist individual in performing the basic functions of independent living: time management, organization, task completion, etc. in accordance with individual plan.
  • Provide training to prepare individuals for employment and/or community inclusion by acquainting consumers with satisfactory habits, rules and job skills.

Hours: 40 hrs. - Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (flexibility required) must be available to work before 8:00 a.m. and after 4:00 p.m.

Requirements:

    Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Rehabilitation Counseling or related field.
  • One year experience in working with persons with intellectual disabilities preferred.
  • Valid Drivers License and ability to possess a State of CT Public Service License.
  • May require you to be the driver of your own vehicle to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
  • Depending upon assignment, must be able to work in a variety of settings, weather conditions and locations.
  • Must maintain CPI, CPR and First Aid certifications and eligible for DDS medication certification.
  • Provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.
  • Have physical endurance to use physical crisis intervention techniques.
  • Provide physical interventions which may include lifting, mobility, first aid, and safety evacuations.

Date Posted:

10/02/14 - Project Advance - Shelton

06/26/14 - Project Pace (Autism exp.) - Milford

Contact info:
Human Resources
Fax: 203-371-1479
hr@kennedyctr.org