We make a difference- in your community and in your career!
Are you looking for a rewarding and flexible career as a Residential Counselor?
Come work for our Developmental and Cognitive Services Division at Riverside Community Care!
We are looking for upbeat, conscientious and hardworking residential counselors for our site in Waltham!
Great part time opportunity to obtain human services experience while making a difference in the lives of others! In this rewarding position, you will obtain hands-on experience working with adults to manage both the mental health issues and cognitive effects of a brain injury.
As a Residential Counselor you will work as part of a cohesive team committed to providing support, supervision, and skills training for adults learning to make healthy life decisions. We work to encourage individuals to identify their strengths, develop and practice new skills, and actualize their hopes and dreams. This is a great environment to gain hands-on skills in a fast growing and specialized sector of the mental health and human service field.
Successful candidates for this position will be invigorated by the potential to help consumers served succeed in the next chapter of their life story – while understanding that the road to that success is paved with small victories, frequent set-backs and daily struggles.
CPR, First Aid, and Medication Administration certifications required.
Riverside offers an outstanding staff training program, excellent supervision, competitive salary, benefits package and career advancement opportunities!
Schedule: Sat 9am-3pm; Sun 9am-11pm (20 hours)
Positions similar to Residential Counselor are: Home Health Aide / HHA, Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA, and Personal Care Attendant / PCA .
Our Ideal Candidate
Riverside Community Care takes pride in its employees for being hardworking, compassionate, and respectful. As a residential counselor the ideal candidate would be comfortable with hands on direct care. Our ideal candidate would have these qualities along with the following skills and experience:
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and basic computer skills required
- Valid driver’s license required
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- Previous related experience preferred
Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.