Residential Counselor / Direct Support Professional - Weekend Day

Inspired Options Inc
Owings Mills, MD
Jan 26, 2022
Jan 28, 2022
Full Time
In accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard, Inspired Options Inc. requires all its employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Therefore, by applying for a position with Inspired Options, you understand that you will be required to verify that you have at least one dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or one complete dose of the singe-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine by your first day of employment. Employees are also required to wear face masks when visiting and/or working in all Inspired Options offices or programs. Position Overview Under the direction and supervision of the House Manager (or Residential Program Manager), the position assists with providing direct care and supports to the participants that the agency supports in our residential group homes in a ratio of 1:1 up to 1:3 in the home, in the community, and employment environment.Employment Type: Part-Time (10AM - 10PM, Saturdays & Sundays) Essential Functions Work with residents, assisting them with the activities of daily living: teaching money management, housekeeping, cooking, personal care and hygiene, socialization with roommates and persons in the community, and appropriate use of leisure time.Develop and maintain warm, clean, and safe home environment which is conducive to optimal development of the resident.Implement the individual activity schedule of the resident. Document all activities on the weekly activity schedule.Participate in the development of, and implementation of the participant's Person-Centered Plan (PCP).Work with the Residential House Manager to account for the individual funds of the resident. Teach money management techniques to residents who experience difficulties managing their personal funds.Adheres to the mandatory use of iCM (Electronic Health Record) system to access, send email and access and report health information, data and incidents for individuals supported in Inspired Options Inc. program.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Digital LiteracyClient FocusedValue Based ThinkingFunctional/Technical SkillsCommunication SkillsSolution Based Problem SolvingTime ManagementFacilitation/Conflict ManagementRequired Education/Certifications/Experience High School Diploma or equivalent. CPR/First Aid, Driver's license and requiredAdditional Required Skills Microsoft Excel and Word skills, excellent communication skills, organizational skills and ability to multi-task necessary. Must be a self-starter. This position requires a background check and drug screen (arranged and paid for by Inspired Options, Inc.) prior to hire. DDA mandated trainings and required certifications provided once hired.Core Values Employees are expected to collaborate with clients, families, and community partners. They will act intentionally to design each day with new opportunities and honor each participant's desire to express themselves and make personal choices.

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