Alternatives Residential Counselor - DDS Services in Linwood, Massachusetts


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.


  • 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.


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.