Developmental/Brain Injury Senior Residential Counselor-Amherst (830)

Senior Residential Counselor

In our Program in Amherst - for people with Brain Injuries

If you enjoy bringing out the best in people, and are up for a challenge and the rewards that come with it, consider joining ServiceNet's extraordinary residential team.

A passion for working with people who are living with a disability. Direct experience is great, though we can help you learn what you need to know so long as you have commitment to the work.

Responsibilities:

This position assists residents with personal care (bathing, dressing, and eating); drive them to appointments, errands, and to community events. You will help with their exercise programs, play games, work on projects, and share time outside. As a member of the care team, you'd help prepare meals, clean, do laundry, and help keep the home pleasant and comfortable. You will be required to complete daily reports/communications, and ensure resident safety.

We provide the same level of care in our homes that we'd want for anyone we love.

Qualifications:

Direct care experience is great, though we can help you learn what you need to know so long as you have commitment to the work.

  • Basic computer/office skills Microsoft Office (daily reports/communications).
  • Physical ability to perform the requirements of this position.
  • A valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record.
  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Background check.

A hobby or special interest you would enjoy sharing with residents and colleagues, and a sense of humor!

Schedule:

Vacancy 1 (809)

Monday 7am-3pm

Tuesday 7am-3pm

Wednesday 7am-3pm

Thursday 7am-3pm

Friday 9am-5pm

Total= 40 hours

WHAT WE OFFER:

We provide a paid orientation, and training to obtain certification in First Aid, CPR, the Medication Administration Program (MAP), and Applied Non-Violence.

We believe in a healthy balance between work and the rest of your life.  So, in addition to our competitive $14.53 salary and a $.75 wage differential will be paid for MAP certification.

We also offer:

·  a generous time-off package;

·  comprehensive, health and dental insurance plans;

·  a 403(B) retirement plan, with employer matching;

·  Long-term disability benefits; paid life insurance; tuition assistance; and several more benefit options.

ServiceNet is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex