• Alternatives Unlimited
  • $40,600.00 -63,670.00/year*
  • Linwood , MA
  • Social Services/Counseling
  • Part-Time
  • 84 Driscoll's Ln

Overview

Open Sky Community Services is a human service agency that provides counseling services and treatment options to people facing challenges. The Linwood House serves individuals with physical, intellectual and medical challenges. The program is staffed 24 hours a day, with a primary focus on medical stabilization, life skills and relationship development through community inclusion.

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 reimbersement for CNA certifications and a variety of Human Service certifications.

Responsibilities

The Residential Counselor for DDS Services Position supports people who have a developmental disability to live as independently as possible in the community. The schedule for this position is primarily second shift, with a weekend day included.

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.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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