Location: East Hartford
Posted on: January 18, 2023
Salary: $18.25 / hour; Sign-on Bonus $1000
Schedule: Mon - Fri 9 am - 3 pm
A Residential Counselor II provides direct support to people with
behavioral conditions as well as intellectual and developmental
disabilities in a small group residential setting or an individual
living arrangement. He or she works together with the people we
serve, their families, friends, employers, and other support staff
to transform their lives by either building independence skills or
increasing each person's quality of life.
Residential Counselors have a range of duties include
administrating medication under the Medication Administration Plan
(MAC), implementing treatment plans, and assisting people with
activities of daily living, such as household chores and cooking.
He or she also strengthen residents' connection to their community
by providing transportation on outings such as shopping and
Response to Covid-19
In accordance with recent directives from the State of Connecticut,
Vinfen has a vaccine mandate for all CT employees following the
requirements of Executive Order 13G for all Human Services
providers working with state agencies in CT. All new employees to
Vinfen CT will be required to be fully vaccinated (14 days beyond
last shot of Pfizer or Moderna or 14 days beyond receiving a
Johnson and Johnson vaccine), or have received the first shot in a
two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) with an appointment scheduled
for the second dose. A 2nd dose must be received within six weeks
of hire and the first shot prior to New Employee Orientation, or
have an approved exemption for medical or religious reasons by the
first day of employment with Vinfen.
We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits,
career growth and job security!
* Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance for employees working 30
hours or more
* 15 days of Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, 10 Sick Days and 3
Personal Days per year (for employees scheduled for 20 hours or
* Education Assistance and Tuition Remission Programs as well as
innovative Student Loan Payment Programs. Employment with Vinfen
counts toward your Public Student Loan Forgiveness eligibility
* Professional Development programs including year-round online
training courses and opportunities to earn CEUs
* Retirement savings programs, including a fully funded, employer
sponsored retirement plan and an employee funded 403 (b) plan
* Company paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term
* Voluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident and Critical Care
* Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent
* $500 -- $1,000+ Employee Referral Bonuses with no annual cap!
* Other generous benefits including discounted memberships, access
to wellness programs and more!
Founded in 1977, for over 40 years Vinfen has been a leading
nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by
building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and
communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Vinfen
supports thousands of adolescents and adults with psychiatric,
developmental and behavioral disabilities at more than 200 sites
with over 3,000 employees in eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut.
My Vinfen. My Community. My Job.
Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or
Keywords: social services, counseling, social work, group home,
DSP, Direct Care, psychology, mentor, mental illness, mental
health, disability, developmental disabilities, behavioral,
rehabilitative, psychiatric, outreach worker, outreach services,
Keywords: Vinfen, East Hartford , Residential Counselor, Other , East Hartford, Connecticut
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