Kennedy - Donovan Center, Inc. Residential Counselor in Milford, Massachusetts

Facilitate the provision of home-based supports and community resources for individuals with developmental disabilities, utilizing a team-based approach. Promote individual growth in the areas of choice and decision-making, community membership, relationships and personal accomplishments. Full-time and part-time available. Qualifications: - High School diploma/GED. - Experience with individuals with special needs preferred. - Strong interpersonal and communication skills. - Commitment to community based supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. - Valid Driver's license. - Able to meet required certification for First Aid, CPR and Medication Administration. - Able to meet required competency level in Microsoft Office Software. Responsibilities: - Demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm in supporting individuals in creative and innovative ways. - Provide direct service support as assigned, in response to the needs of the individuals. - Provide direct care teaching and modeling to individuals as needed. - Provide support and assistance to individuals necessary for them to attain their personal objectives related to community membership. - Provide support and assistance to individuals necessary for them to develop and maintain relationships with others. - Promote individual choice and self-expression based upon quality service principles. - Assist in development of Individual Support Plan. - Provide required assistance with any personal care routines as needed. - Complete and maintain documentation as required. - Provide transportation as needed in response to individual schedules and desired activities. - Assist individual(s) in maintaining their home(s) in a safe, clean, and comfortable manner. - Ensure the legal, civil, and human rights of individuals supported. - Ensure that individuals are treated with respect and dignity at all times, and maintain confidentiality regarding their records and other information. - Participate in professional development activities and training necessary to enhance skills and maintain certification. - Participate in staff meetings, group and individual supervision and case reviews. - Maintain compliance with all Kennedy-Donovan Center policies and procedures, DDS regulations, requirements and quality service standards. - Perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned. KDC offers a motivating, team-orientated atmosphere, a competitive salary, and comprehensive benefits package including Health, Dental, FSA, and Company paid Life and Long Term Disability Insurance, Voluntary Short Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Remission and a 403(b) Annuity Plan. EOE/AA