Recognized by the Boston Globe as one of the Top Places To Work, Bay Cove Human Services is a private, not-for-profit corporation that provides a wide variety of services to individuals and their families who face the life-long challenges of developmental disabilities, aging, mental illness and drug and alcohol addiction. We have a wide variety of programs available to our clients including residential services, employment support, and day habilitation programs. Bay Cove's 2,000 highly trained employees serve more than 20,000 individuals and their families each year at more than 160 different program sites throughout Greater Boston and southeastern Massachusetts.
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Residential Counselor l
Residential Counselor l (Columbia West, Dorchester)
Bay Cove Human Services, Inc., a leading Massachusetts human services organization, seeks a Residential Counselor who will provide direct care services to adults living in a Residential Program. Bay Cove's Long Term Support Services provides housing support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. As an integral member of the team, the Residential Counselor will provide ADL (Activities of Daily Living), case management, medication administration, symptom management, behavior planning and social/recreational skill building support for our clients.
We are looking for someone who strives to:
Bay Cove is looking for people who are inspired and inspiring.
Ensure the individuals stability, safety, health promotion and maintenance, as well as acquisition of community living skills.
Accompany residents on appointments and community outings.
Implement behavioral and psychiatric rehabilitation treatment plans.
Work collaboratively with other treatment providers, family, and guardians to ascertain that the needs of the clients are attended to in a manner that maximizes each person's dignity and quality of life.
Provide crisis intervention and routine medication administration.
Maintain cleanliness of home, providing assistance with cleaning rooms and common areas and fully cleaning areas that residents do not have the skills to complete.
Assist in all aspects of home life such as meal planning and preparation, budgeting and leisure time.
What you will need to bring:
Experience - Previous and demonstrated skills working effectively with adults in a residential or inpatient setting.
Skills - Proficient in written communication.
Ability to work as part of a team and have the compassion and patience needed with service adults with severe disabilities.
License/Certification - Valid driver's license.
Ability to pass MAP certification within 90 days of hire.
Keywords:, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, Care Worker, Caregiver, Residential Counselor, Direct Care, DSP, CNA, HHA, Advocacy, Support, Human Services, Nonprofit
Driving License Required? Yes
Excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement/remission, paid vacation & holidays, sick time pay, and employee referral bonuses.