Alternatives Residential Counselor - DDS Services in Linwood, Massachusetts

Overview:

The Residential Counselor - 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 (3-11) on weekdays and either first or second shift (9-5 or 3-11) on both weekend days. Schedules typically run either Wednesday-Sunday or Saturday-Wednesday.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing individualized service plans.

  • Implement all service and behavior plans.

  • Implement activities that facilitate the development of valued roles and personal relationships in the community.

  • Assist individuals with daily routines.

  • Implement all procedures that ensure the health, safety, and well-being of individuals.

  • Implement all prescribed medical and medication protocols.

  • Ensure safety and cleanliness of the physical site.

  • Assist individuals to access and/or provide transportation.

  • Review and complete all required documentation.

  • Communicate pertinent information to stakeholders.

  • Acquire and maintain all required certifications.

  • Participate in team meetings, supervisions, and other assigned meetings.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services preferred. Alternative education and experience may be substituted for degree. High School diploma and valid driver’s license required.

Job ID 2017-2225

City Linwood

State Massachusetts

Base Rate USD $13.82/Hr.