Companion in Hamden, CT at ResCare

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Hamden, CT
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/27/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Companion

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Companion. In this position, you will play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

About This Career Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Companion. In the position, you will play a vital role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their highest level of independence. Not only will you see positive results of your work every day, but you will have an opportunity for professional development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility. Many leaders with ResCare began their careers as Direct Support Professionals.

Companion Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the day today oversight of the companion home, including care for the persons served and empowerment to independence.

 

Specific Requirements

  • One year direct care experience. Excellent verbal and written skills. Clear driving record. High school diploma or GED. Valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, push, pull, reach, sit and walk for periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry items up to 20 pounds. Must be able to assist with transfer of individuals weighing up to 250 pounds.

Additional Information



Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Predictive Full-time, 40 Hour Plus Schedule
  • Part-time and On-call shifts available (less than 30 hours)

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

119 Sanford Street , Hamden, CT 06514 USA 

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