Therapeutic Recreation Specialist / On:Call - The Kennedy Center, Inc (trumbull, connecticut)
Posted: Saturday, November 4, 2017 3:52 PM
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist / On:Call Salary: 14.32 per hour Responsibilities: + Organize, plan and implement recreation and therapeutic activities both in:house and in the community for groups as well as individual porgramming. + Provide direct supervision to all consumers participating in the recreation/therapeutic programming + Provide direct on:site supervision to any volunteers assisting with programming. + Maintain accurate consumer records and files with reports as to consumer progress Requirements: + Bachelors Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field. + One year experience in conducting recreational activities with people who are cognitively, psychiatrically or physically disabled. + Valid Drivers License and ability to possess a State of CT Public Service License. + You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift 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.
• Location: New Haven
• Post ID: 20565112 newhaven