Employment Opportunities


Resident Advisor - Full Time (2nd Shift)


Noank Community Support Services' is seeking a full-time 2nd Shift Resident Advisor for our female adolescent group home.  Resident Advisors provide support and general supervision, oversee the therapeutic milieu and day-to-day functioning of our clients while representing the Agency in a positive light.  Resident Advisors, with support from the clinical treatment team, maintain a safe and healthy therapeutic environment.  This is an awake position that provides staff coverage during all shifts including holidays; twenty four hours a day seven days a week.


Major Duties:

  • Support and supervise residents in the execution of their daily activity plans.
  • Maintain a safe, harm-free environment for all residents.
  • Transport residents to school, activities, medical and counseling appointments, recreational activities, bus and train terminals, and shopping excursions.
  • Lead resident discussion groups to convey instructions, share information, organize group activities and resolve conflicts.
  • Completes daily and monthly reports, critical incidents and assigned paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.

 

Requirements:  An Associate's Degree in a human service field and experience working with behaviorally challenged and at-risk adolescents is REQUIRED.  Must have the ability to relate to a variety of people and situations, to work with other staff members as part of a team, provide a positive role model and represent positive cultural and moral values.  Familiar with Trauma Theory, Female Development, Female-Responsive Principals, and relational strength based approaches to care preferred.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.




Drivers with "V" Endorsement - Part Time

 

Noank Community Support Services (NCSS) is seeking part-time drivers to transport DCF clients to and from school.  A valid CT driver’s license with a public passenger “V” or "S" endorsement REQUIRED. 

Requirements for this position include:

  • Must be 21+ years old
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of driving experience
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Must pass a criminal and Dept of Children and Families background check
  • Must pass a drug test
  • Must acquire a CT DMV public passenger “V” or "S" endorsement (student transportation vehicle)

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Part Time and Per Diem Recovery Assistants

We are seeking part time Recovery Assistants for work in the community.  Recovery Assistants provide face-to-face supportive assistance that enables our clients to maintain a home/apartment, encourages the use of existing natural supports, and fosters involvement in social and community activities. Service activities include: performing household tasks, providing instructive assistance, or cuing to prompt the participant to carry out tasks (e.g., meal preparation; routine household chores, cleaning, laundry, shopping, and bill-paying; and participation in social and recreational activities), and; providing supportive companionship. The Recovery Assistant may also provide instruction or cuing to prompt the participant to dress appropriately and perform basic hygiene functions; supportive assistance and supervision of the participant, and; short-term relief in the home for a participant who is unable to care for himself/herself when the primary caregiver is absent or in need of relief.

Qualifications: 

  • Be at least 18 yrs old
  • Possess at least a high school diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check, DMV check, and drug test
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle
  • Experience working with clients with chronic mental illness and working with clients in-home preferred

 


For all positions above, please send cover letter and resume to: cwalters@noankcss.org

Fax 860-333-1671

Mail:  NCSS, 306 Thames St., Groton, CT  06340, Attn: C. Walters

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