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Latham Centers compassionately and creatively helps children and adults with complex special needs, including Prader-Willi Syndrome, to lead meaningful, abundant lives. We are currently looking for a qualified Adult Residential Counselor.
The Adult Residential Counselor plans and provides direct services to students or individuals, 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. He or she supports individuals in their daily living skills, ensures that the house common areas are safe and clean, and prepares healthy meals. Reporting directly to the Residential Supervisor / Manager, the counselor has direct, active, and constructive interaction with students and must maintain active cooperation with co-workers, team members, clinical staff, community members, families, and supervisors.
The ideal candidate for this position has a Bachelor's degree in psychology, education, or a related field or equivalent experience. Knowledge of DDS procedures and regulations and experience working with a special needs population preferred. He or she must have sufficient ambulatory ability to physically intervene in instances of extreme behavior that might jeopardize the safety of clients and staff and must be able to attain MAPS certification for medication administration. A valid driver's license is 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.
We offer…… Great benefits package including: health insurance, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement and 403(b) up to 5% match! Paid training includes: CPI, CPR and First Aid
Apply online at https://lathamcenters.hyrell.com or email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Latham Centers, Inc. is an equal opportunity provider, and employer.
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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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.
Plan and provide direct services to individuals living in community residences, including developing and delivering instruction, supports and positive role modeling in the areas of life skills, community utilization, health care, and social and recreational activities. Support individuals in their daily living skills and insure that the house common areas are safe and clean. Prepare healthy meals. Knowledge of DDS procedures and regulations and experience working with a special needs population preferred. Valid driver’s license and ability to handle individuals in crisis safely with compassion. Will attain MAP certification for medication administration.
20 hours = Sun 8a-8p, Mon 4p-8p, Tues 4p-8p (Sandwich) 32 hours = Wed 2p-10p, Thurs 2p-10p, Fri 2p-10p, Sat 12p-8p (Harwich) 30 hours = Sat 9a-Sun 9a, Sun 9a-3p ( W. Yarmouth) 36 hours = Thurs 2p-8a and Fri 2p-8a (Yarmouth Port) 38 hours = Thurs and Fri 2p-9a ( S. Yarmouth) 30 hours = Thurs 3p-11p, Fri 3p-11p, Sat 9a-11p (Plymouth)
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