We make a difference- in your community and in your career.
Are you looking for a rewarding and flexible career as a Residential Counselor?
Come work for our Developmental and Cognitive Services Division at Riverside Community Care!
We are looking for upbeat, conscientious and hardworking Residential Counselors for our site in Watertown!
We have a great fulltime opportunity available to join our growing, stable and highly regarded organization, obtaining human services experience while making a difference in the lives of others. The Residential Counselor helps individuals maintain their physical and emotional health, foster relationships with housemates, family and community, live safely in the community and develop the skills necessary to increase the individual's independence. Interaction between staff and individuals will reflect an appreciation of each individual's uniqueness.
In this rewarding position, you will work as part of a team to provide support, supervision, skills training and community outings for individuals with developmental disabilities.
We work to encourage individuals to identify their strengths, develop and practice new skills, and actualize their hopes and dreams.
Riverside offers an outstanding staff training program, excellent supervision, competitive salary, benefits package and career advancement opportunities!
Schedule: Tues-Sat 3pm-11pm (40 hours)
Positions similar to Residential Counselor are: Home Health Aide / HHA, Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA, and Personal Care Attendant / PCA .
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:
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and basic computer skills required * Valid driver's license required
* High school diploma or equivalent required
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.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.