Job Details

Requisition Number: 9116
Position Title: Residential Counselor I
Division: Long Term Support Services
Program Name: Orlando Street
Location: Mattapan
Hours: 28 hours
Schedule: M,T,W,Th-4pm-8pm Sat and Sunday, 10am-4pm
Date Posted: 05/20/2019
Responsibilities: Bay Cove Human Services, Inc. a leading Massachusetts human services organization, seeks a Residential Counselor who will provide direct care services to adults living in a Residential Program. Bay Cove’s Long Term Support Services provides housing support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. As an integral member of the team, the Residential Counselor will provide support with ADL (Activities of Daily Living), medication administration, symptom management, behavior planning and social/recreational skill building support for our clients. This position involves driving a wheelchair van and assisting individuals to access the community, especially during weekends. We are looking for someone who strive to: Challenge thinking. Be different. Lead change. Bay Cove is looking for people who are inspired and inspiring. You will: Ensure the individuals stability, safety, health promotion and maintenance, as well as acquisition of community living skills. Accompany residents on community outings. Implement behavioral treatment plans. Provide crisis intervention and routine medication administration. Maintain cleanliness of home, providing assistance with cleaning rooms and common areas and fully cleaning areas that residents do not have the skills to complete. Assist in all aspects of home life such as meal planning and preparation, budgeting and leisure time.
Qualifications: What you will need to bring: Experience – Previous and demonstrated skills working effectively with adults in a residential or inpatient setting. Skills – Proficient in written communication. Ability to work as part of a team and have the compassion and patience needed with service adults with severe disabilities. License/Certification – Valid driver’s license. Ability to pass MAP certification within 90 days of hire. Keywords: Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, Care Worker, Caregiver, Residential Counselor, Direct Care, DSP, CNA, HHA, Advocacy, Support, Human Services, Nonprofit
Driver's License Required? Yes

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Bay Cove Human Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer