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Part-Time Residential Counselor - Creek Street (Wrentham)

Company: Open Sky Community Services
Location: Wrentham
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

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!

Open Sky Community Services is a human service agency that provides counseling services and treatment options to people diagnosed with a mental illness or developmental disability. This program provides residential supports to women with developmental disabilities. The individuals served at this program are supported to develop daily living skills and relationships within their local community. The individuals may also require behavioral, and medical supports along with assistance for personal care needs.

Open Sky Community Services agency provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), opportunities for advancement, generous time off and a competitive benefits package. Our agency is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education, as well as full reimbursement for CNA certifications and a variety of Human Service certifications.

Responsibilities

The Residential Counselor supports individuals with a developmental disability live as independently as possible, while providing guidance and performing various levels of assisted daily living skills. Counselors act as strong advocates for individuals served and understand the importance of community integration.

In addition, Residential Counselors will:

  • Assist in developing individualized service plans and play a lead role in the daily implementation plans.
  • Implement all procedures that ensure the health, safety, and well-being of individuals and general cleanliness and safety of the physical site.
  • Assist individuals to access and/or provide transportation.
  • Review and complete all required documentation.
  • Specialized responsibilities as needed, including personal care and/or lifting.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services/Social Services related field preferred or experience working with adults with disabilities.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
  • CPR, First Aid, MAP (Medication Administration Program) and SOLVE (Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes) certified or certifiable. Open Sky Community Services provides all required trainings.

Responsibilities 2021-6309

Keywords: Open Sky Community Services, Brockton , Part-Time Residential Counselor - Creek Street (Wrentham), Other , Wrentham, Massachusetts

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