Residential Counselor - Part Time/Awake

Riverside Community Care Wakefield, MA

About the Job

Residential Counselor - Part Time/Awake Tracking Code 2098-709 Job Description We make a difference- in your community and in your career. Residential Counselor, Developmental Cognitive Services We are looking for upbeat, conscientious and hardworking residential counselors for our site in Wakefield! Great opportunity available to join our growing, stable and highly regarded organization, obtaining human services experience while making a difference in the lives of others. This location is home to five residents. Staff work as part of a team to provide support, supervision, skills training and community outings for individuals with developmental disabilities or mental health needs. Staff and residents work on meal preparation and other activities of daily living one on one. A candidate who is an active team player is important. We work to encourage individuals to identify their strengths, develop and practice new skills, and actualize their hopes and dreams. Training and supervision provided. Schedule: Mon 3pm -10pm, Sat 4pm - 10pm & 10pm - 8am (23 hours) Our Ideal Candidate: Riverside Community Care takes pride in its employees for being hardworking, compassionate, and respectful. As a residential counselor the ideal candidate would be comfortable with hands on direct care. Our ideal candidate would have these qualities along with the following skills and experience: Required Skills + Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required + Basic computer skills required + Valid driver’s license required + Ability to assist in the lifting of an adult person Required Experience + High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred 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 minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law. Job Location Wakefield, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Part-Time