Relief Counselor Per Diem

Alternatives Unlimited Uxbridge , MA 01569

Posted 1 week ago

Overview

The Relief Program is a resource for programs to utilize in filling vacant shifts. DDS funded programs provide support to people who have a developmental disability in a residential or day program setting.

The most common shifts available are 2nd and 3rd, from 3-11pm or from 11pm-9am. There are a limited number of day shifts available from 8am-4pm. Applicants for a relief position must be available to work these hours.

The pay for Relief positions depends on training. Relief employees are required to be First Aid, CPR, and MAP certified. Paid training is provided.

ResponsibilitiesProvide direct support to individuals served ensuring daily living needs are met.Assist individuals in meeting their basic health needs.Maintain a safe yet challenging atmosphere; create a supportive environment that will enhance individual growth.Ensure the overall safety of program participants at all times.Perform crisis intervention, if necessary.Follow record-keeping procedures and communicate pertinent information to regular staff via written and verbal means.Follow all Agency and Program specific policies and procedures including Relief Employee Expectations.Maintain regular contact with the Relief Coordinator and Programs by responding to all Agency communication in a timely fashion.Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and a valid driver's license. Paid or volunteer experience in the human services field strongly preferred.


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