$3,000 Bonus! $1,500 at 6 months of employment and $1,500 at 12 months of employment!
Bay Cove Human Services partners with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential.
Your position as residential counselor supports this mission as you regularly provide direct care services to adults living in a moderate/basic Bay Cove residential program in a manner that promotes the development of independent and community living skills and an improved quality of life. This is a non-exempt position.
Essential Functions of Position:
Follows program model including clinical, programmatic and quality protocols (for example, house, staff, supervision meetings, trainings, data collection, community relationships, as required).
Exercises strong clinical judgement in observing, supporting, resourcing and communicating.
Teaches and reinforces activities of daily living (such as medication management, hygiene, cleaning, personal property management, relationship development, budgeting, and safety).
Implements and develops program activities to reinforce and develop skills which may include using the teachable moment.
Follows and implements all program safety procedures including
Accompanies individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via public transportation or agency vehicle.
Maintains programmatic documentation.
Performs household and property maintenance tasks toward the general upkeep of the residence.
Provides specialized training and instruction to individuals and coworkers (such as in the role of Medication Officer, Human Rights Officer, Van Officer, Safety Officer or Activities Coordinator) on an assigned basis.
Performs other duties and projects as assigned by supervising personnel.
Requirements for the Position:
1-3 years' experience in human service setting preferred.
GED or High School Diploma required.
Department of Public Health certification in medication administration is required. *Applicants lacking Medication Certification must become certified within 90 days of date of hire to retain employment*.
Certified in Prevent Training. *Applicants lacking Prevent Certification must become certified within 90 days of date of hire to retain employment*.
Current driver's license and maintains a safe driving record.
A COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the position. One COVID-19 shot is acceptable, contingent on the individual receiving the second shot within the allotted time frame.
Utilizes a flexible and responsible work style that meets evolving needs of the agency.
Works with integrity and respects the dignity and value of all individuals.
Exhibits mission through job knowledge, pride in work role, and advocacy.
Promotes diversity and inclusion of all individuals.
Works in a collaborative, compassionate manner with stakeholder/partners.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in community and social service occupations is projected to grow 12 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 348,600 jobs. Most projected new jobs in this occupational group are in counselor and social worker occupations, as their services will continue to be needed in areas such as drug abuse counseling and rehabilitation counseling, and also for school and career counseling. In addition to counselors and social workers, this group includes religious workers.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for community and social service occupations was $47,520 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.
Occupations within community services may include:
Health educators and community health workers
Marriage and Family Therapists
Medical and Health Services Managers
School and Career Counselors
Mental Health Counselors
As stated above, it is expected that employment will continue to grow in this area as it is a people occupation.