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compensation: $14/hr
employment type: employee's choice

Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org/careers

*****Residential Counselors Needed in Dorchester*****

Job Description

As a Residential Counselor, you will provide direct support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a high intensity residential program. In your role you will work together with the people we serve, their families, friends, employers, and other support staff to transform their lives by either building independence skills or increasing each person's quality of life.

Residential Counselors have a range of duties include administrating medication under the Medication Administration Plan (MAP), implementing treatment plans, and assisting people with activities of daily living, such as household chores and cooking. You also strengthen residents' connection to their community by providing transportation on outings such as shopping and doctor's appointments.

Job Requirements

•A bachelor's degree in a Human Services related field is preferred. High school diploma or GED required.
•Experience working with people with developmental disabilities and/or acquired brain injury strongly preferred.
•Strong time management and writing skills.
•All applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a current, valid, US drivers' license for at least one year
•All applicants must be able to become CPR, First Aid certified within 2 weeks of employment and MAP certified within 150 days of employment.

*****All candidates must be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference, multi-state background and driving record check.*****

*****APPLY TODAY!*****


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Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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