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Residence Counselor

Job posted:
06/07/2019

Job Schedule

Evening hours

Job Status

Full Time

Location

Meads Creek ICF (Painted Post, NY)

Number of Hours

37.5

NATURE OF WORK:

  • The Residence Counselor is responsible for the actual implementation of each individual's Individualized Program Plan as determined by the individual and his/her Service Planning Team.  This includes, but is not limited to; ongoing teaching/assisting with community integration, social and recreational activities, money management, transportation, behavioral needs and overall health and well being of the individual.  The Residence Counselor meets regularly with the Shift Supervisor, QIDP, Residence Manager and confers with other members of the individual's Service Planning Team to ensure services are appropriate and meet with expressed (or implied) needs, likes and choices of the consumer.  Will respect each individual’s home, belongings and agency property.

 
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:

  • The Residence Counselor reports directly to the Shift Supervisor.  In the absence of the Shift Supervisor, they should report to the Supervisor-on-Call or the Residence Manager.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or GED is preferred. Verbal and written communication skills are necessary in order to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • One year of experience working with adults with developmental disabilities.
  • A valid driver’s license with driving record that meets insurability guidelines to operate agency-owned vehicles.

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