Residential Counselor

Employer
Compass, Inc
Location
Waldorf, MD
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Closes
Jul 16, 2018
Hours
Full Time
Compass, Inc., a progressive, non-profit agency supporting individuals with disabilities is seeking residential counselors for their group homes. If you are interested in making a difference in someone s life, this could be the perfect position for you! In Responsibilities include providing assistance with personal care needs, emotional/behavioral needs, healthcare needs and providing ongoing recreational/leisure and community integration supports and services. Location : Waldorf, MD Camp Spring, MD Ft Washington, MD Shifts Available: M-F 3-11p Sa,Su 7a-11p (every other weekend) Sa, Su 11p-7a Pay Rate: $12-13 an hour The ideal candidate will possess: Proven track record of success in innovative provision of supports to individuals with disabilities. Ability to assist a person with an intellectual disability to actively engage in meaningful activities and make connections in the community. Demonstrated ability in supporting individuals with behavioral and emotional challenges. Excellent communications skills, both oral and written. Excellent customer service skills and ability to work effectively with family members/guardians as well as state and local governing authorities. A keen interest in improving the quality of life for the individuals supported by Compass, Inc. Qualifications: Prior experience in providing hands on support to individuals with disabilities is preferred. Driver s license and clean driving record required. High school diploma or GED is required. CPR/First Aid is required prior to hire. Medication Technician Certification and Behavior Principles and Strategies are preferred or must obtain certification during first 30 days of employment. Paid training is available. Qualified applicants who are interested in being considered for this position should submit a resume and letter of interest to the email listed. Or apply on our website at www. compassmaryland. org Compass, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer