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You can grow a career at Cape Cod’s most innovative human service agency….. great training, a competitive salary, opportunities for advancement. Latham offers a most generous benefit package including 5 weeks earned time away, excellent health plans, tuition reimbursement and a retirement fund match.
Join our team as each hour we help students and adults with disabilities thrive in their educational and community life.
Latham Centers Benefits Package includes: Health Insurance; Generous Paid Time Off; Tuition Reimbursement; and a 403b Retirement Plan with up to 5% employer match. Extensive paid training is also available, upon hire, and includes: Professional Development Workshops, First Aid, CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Prevention.
Latham Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.
As a Children’s 1:1 Counselor you will plan and provide direct services to one client, which includes developing and delivering instruction, supports, and positive role modeling in the areas of life skills, community utilization, healthcare, and social and recreational activities. In addition, the counselor provides vocational training, which includes seeking vocational opportunities and enhancing supports for work for that individual. Reporting directly to the Residential Supervisor, the counselor has direct, active, and constructive interaction with clients and must maintain active cooperation with co-workers, clinical staff, medical staff, ancillary staff, community members, families, and supervisors.
Latham Centers, located on Cape Cod, MA, offers nationally recognized innovative treatment and support services for two groups of individuals: 1) developmentally delayed girls and boys, and 2) children and adults with Prader-Willi syndrome. Our primary facilities are located on a campus in Brewster, MA, with independent living and group homes for our adult programs also located in Brewster and other towns on Cape Cod and Southeastern Massachusetts.
Within this comfortable setting, we have brought together a highly skilled professional team of experts, including physicians, social workers, special education teachers, physical therapists, clinical psychologists, and residential and vocational counselors. This energetic and devoted team works together with Latham residents and family members to develop the right approach and best services for each resident. We evaluate each person's progress continually and adjust our programs and services to meet changing needs.
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Equal Opportunity Employer
Latham Centers, Inc. is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
The ideal candidate for this position has a Bachelor's degree in psychology, education, or a related field or equivalent experience. He or she must have the ability to handle children/ individuals in crisis safely, with compassion. A valid driver's license with a clean driving record is required. Fluent English speaking and writing skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills, and professional appearance and demeanor are all required for this position.
Currently looking to fill the following shifts at our Brewster Campus:
30 hours = Mon-Fri 8a-2p
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
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