Residential Counselor

Rock Creek Foundation
Silver Spring, MD
Nov 26, 2021
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
Text to apply, text DDARC to 301-804-1032! Rock Creek Foundation is currently in search of Residential Counselors to work with courageous, high functioning individuals with severe mental challenges in our residential homes in Silver Spring, MD . We offer excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, a 403(b) plan with company match, paid sick and vacation days, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Wellness & Engagement Program, companywide Employee Recognition Program, professional development, and growth opportunities. Are you ready to establish your career in a Human Services field with a reputable non-profit organization? Are you passionate about creating positive change in your community by serving individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities? If so, we encourage you to apply and join our team! Essential Functions: Assists in planning recreational activities. Counsels residents in identifying and resolving social or other problems. Responsible for medication administration, treatment plan implementation and household duties. Compiles records of daily activities of residents. Writes and submits incident reports as needed. Supervises group-sponsored trips and social functions. Ascertains need for and secures services of physician. Answers telephone and sorts and distributes mail. Escorts individuals on trips outside establishment for shopping or to obtain medical or dental services. Plans menus. Comply with COMAR, MHP and Company regulations. Implement resident rehabilitation plans and record appropriate data. Record and submit all necessary documentation for billing. Qualifications: High School Diploma and one (1) year of related experience. Able to obtain DDA med administration. Must possess a valid driver's license with less than two (2) points as well as current automobile insurance. Other Qualifications: Must be able to work with "high-risk" consumers who have mental illnesses as well as developmental and physical disabilities. We expect all staff to have a strong desire to provide excellent customer service; to comply with the rules and regulations of those organizations to which we are accountable; to have high ethical and professional standards of conduct; and to have an attitude of wanting to continuously improve their own professional performance. COVID-19 Precautions: Personal protective equipment provided and required Social distancing guidelines in place Daily temperature and symptom screenings Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place Salary : $15.00 per hour. New hires who show proof of their completed COVID-19 vaccination will earn a sign on bonus on their first paycheck. Multiple Shifts Available: Every Other Weekend (48 Hours) Monday-Friday (4:00 pm-12:00 am) Weekend Shifts (48 Hours) About Us: At Rock Creek Foundation, a subsidiary of The Sante Group, we believe that having a disability and/or a mental illness should not prevent anyone from having the opportunity to participate in everyday life. That's why we have been pioneering the field of behavioral health services for the dually-diagnosed: people living with developmental disabilities as well as severe and persistent mental illness. We want to ensure that each person we serve can develop the skills they need to live as independently as possible, in their own communities and is able to realize his or her potential in ways that they could not do so before. The Sante Group aspires to create an organization that places value on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and inclusivity. To achieve this success, it is essential that all members of our organization feel secure, welcomed, and respected. All members of our organization have a responsibility to uphold these values. The Sante Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. The Sante Group participates in E Verify.

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