RESIDENTIAL TEACHER COUNSELOR
Our mission is empowering people with disabilities, including autism, through education, jobs and homes
If you are an adaptable, creative and caring person who enjoys working as part of a team helping individuals live as independently as safely possible in their community, while planning and engaging in some fun and rewarding activities along the way, then we’d like to talk with you about joining a team of dedicated professional who do just that.
As a Residential Counselor here at Lifeworks , you will provide direct support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a residential program. In your role, you and your team will work together with the people we serve to develop their independence skills thereby increasing each person’s quality of life. As a member of our staff you will have the opportunity to build and strengthen individuals’ connection to their community by providing support and companionship on outings such as shopping, movie theatres, community social events, museums, athletic events and doctor’s appointments.
In addition, you will routinely contribute to the individuals’ wellness, safety and home life by implementing treatment plans, and assisting individuals with activities of daily living, such as household chores and cooking.
Lifeworks provides a competitive salary, and an outstanding benefits package that includes:
· 75% paid health benefits
· Dental Plan by Delta Dental
· A Dollar for Dollar matching 403(b) retirement plan, up to 3% of your base pay
· A Company paid LTD and life insurance package
· 4.4 weeks of earned time off
· 11 paid holidays
Our Job Requirements include:
· BA/BS, Human Service or related field.
· Effective oral and written communication skills.
· Car/Valid driver’s license.
· Ability to successfully complete and certified in Lifeworks provided training in:
o First Aid
o Medication Administration Certification
All candidates must be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference, multi-state background and driving record check.
Job Type: Full-time