Direct Care Counselor - Deaf Services

Company Information

Company Name: Advocates

Position: Permanent, Part-time

Start Date: ASAP

Location(s):

1881 Worcester Rd.
Framingham, MA 01701
United States

Job Information

Job Description for Direct Care Counselor - Deaf Services

Overview:
Advocates is seeking enthusiastic, motivated team players to provide valuable care to individuals in a residential setting within our Deaf Services community!  Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement. We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff.
 
The Direct Care Counselor is responsible for supervising the daily activities of the clients, providing ongoing support, guidance and role modeling and facilitating client improvement in the areas of personal responsibility, social skills, community living skills and behavior.
 
Are you ready to make a difference?
 
Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing support, guidance, role modeling and supervision to clients in a residential setting, referring other service providers when needed.
  • Develop and document Individualized Action Plans (IAPs), Individualized Service Plans (ISPs) and other reviews with the clients.
  • Communicate program participant's progress, mental status, and any changes in daily notes.
  • Monitor and document medication administration.
  • Provide crisis intervention and access emergency services as needed.

Job Requirements for Direct Care Counselor - Deaf Services

  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent degree
  • Must hold a valid driver's license, have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport clients
  • Excellent interpersonal, judgement and coaching skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to utilize basic computer applications
  • Desire to thrive in a fast-paced, client-centered, team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

 
Interested candidates apply online:  https://careers-advocatesinc.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchKeyword=direct+care&searchCategory=20306

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Contact Information

Name: Recruitment Team

E-Mail: jobs@advocates.org

Phone: 508-628-6300 (Voice)