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We are looking for upbeat, conscientious and hardworking senior residential counselors for our site in Reading!
Great part time opportunity available to join our growing, stable and highly regarded organization, obtaining human services experience while making a difference in the lives of others.
The Senior Residential Counselor works as part of a team to provide direct supports, guidance, education, advocacy and supervision for individuals with developmental and/or cognitive disabilities.
The Senior Residential Counselor helps individuals with complex medical and behavioral health needs to maintain their physical and emotional health, foster relationships with housemates, family and community, live safely in the community and develop the skills necessary to increase the individual's independence. Interaction between staff and individuals will reflect an appreciation of each individual's uniqueness.
Positions similar to Residential Counselor are: Home Health Aide / HHA, Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA, and Personal Care Attendant / PCA.
Riverside offers an outstanding staff training program, excellent supervision, competitive salary, benefits package and career advancement opportunities!
Schedule: Wed-Fri 3pm-11pm; Sat 9am-11pm (38 hours)
Must have current training/certification in First Aid, CPR, Medication Administration (MAP) and HIV/AIDS and Infection Control, or be trained and certified within designated Riverside Must maintain valid certifications throughout employment
Must attend Safety/De-escalation Training as provided by Riverside. Will be required to attend PAC training, restraint training or other types of training needed to de-escalate clinical situations
Staff are encouraged to attend trainings; must attend trainings required by the Department of Developmental Services, Riverside, and the Developmental and Cognitive Disabilities division
High School Diploma required
At least one year of related experience required
Ability to communicate in and comprehend the English language, including clearly documenting individual progress and activities in program records required
Ability to work as a member of a team and to function independently required
Valid driver's license and regular access to a reliable vehicle required
Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from culturally diverse applicants. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.
Riverside Community Care, Inc.