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Day Counselor (Wrentham)

Company: Open Sky Community Services
Location: wrentham
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Seeking Day Counselors for our Day Habilitation program in Wrentham, Massachusetts!

Open Sky Community Services is a human service agency that provides counseling services and treatment options to people diagnosed with a mental illness or intellectual disability. The Teaching Assistant works day hours from 8a-4p, Monday-Friday and supports adults with a developmental disability within a Day Habilitation setting. Wrentham Community Connections is a Day Hab program currently assisting adults between the ages of 23-66 with a primary diagnosis of intellectual disabilities. Most participants require supportive structures and staff assistance to maximize their involvement in activities in the building as well as in the local community. Services and supports provided to participants include, but are not limited to, occupational therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, nursing oversight, functional skill development, communication, socialization, community membership and self-advocacy.

Open Sky Community Services agency provides generous time off, starting at 27 days your first year. Open Sky also provides various free trainings, yearly salary increases and room for advancement. Our agency is an eligible employer for the public Student Loan forgiveness Program, as well as provides tuition reimbursement and will fully compensate for some certifications, including a CNA certification.

Earn up to $2,000 in your first year with Open Sky! For a limited time, as a way to shine a light on some of our high need programs and to help support new employees through their first year, Open Sky has created a bonus program! Employees being hired into this position will be eligible for this Sign On/ Stay On Bonus program and receive a $500 bonus ( pro-rated for Part-Time) on a quarterly basis for their first year. This will total up to $2,000!

Responsibilities

Teaching Assistants ensure a supportive and structured environment, while providing guidance, advocacy, and teaching life skills for individuals served within the Day Program. Specialists educate through the creation and implementation of individualized service plans, daily curriculum/activities, as well as with a focus on community integration.

Additionally, Teaching Assistants will:

* Implement all service and behavior plans. * Review and complete all required documentation. * Ensure the health, safety and well being of all individuals. * Facilitate the development of valued community roles and personal relationships * Participate in team meetings, supervisions, and other assigned meetings. * Communicate pertinent information to stakeholders.

Qualifications

* Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET. * Valid driver's license for a minimum of 3 years * Minimum of 2 years experience working with developmentally disabled individuals or BA Degree

Responsibilities 2021-6149

Keywords: Open Sky Community Services, Brockton , Day Counselor (Wrentham), Other , wrentham, Massachusetts

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