Community Integration Counselor (Per Diem)

Community Options, Inc.
Frederick, MD
Jul 30, 2018
Aug 13, 2018
Full Time
Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states. We are actively seeking a Per Diem Community Integration Counselor. This role provides individualized services designed to assist participants in managing and overcoming the difficulties confronted by an individual with a disability living in the community.Start Rate: $11/hrJob Responsibilities:Support and encourage individuals to increase their ability to be as independent as possible.Meet with waiver participants on a regular basis.Collaborate with the Case Manager to develop and facilitate programs which meet the social, emotional, physical and personal needs of the individual.Provide ongoing support for integration efforts.Document individual's progress toward acquiring community integration.Assist in building a support network between the individual and the community.Ensure medical consultation forms are completed, by the physician, for each medical appointment attended.Administer medication(s) as needed and ensures required documentation is completed.Coordinate all leisure and volunteer opportunities.Experience/ Skills Required:High School Diploma/GED required.Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience.Knowledge of community resources.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with a person receiving support.Valid Driver's License.Working Conditions:Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, and to assist an individual physically.Work will take place in community and residential settings.If interested, please click Apply Now or send resume to: [Click Here to Email Your Resume]Please Visit Our Website to Complete an Online Application! Options is an Equal Opportunity EmployerM/F/D/V#CB#