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 Wakefield!
We have a great opportunity available to join our growing, stable and highly regarded organization, obtaining human services experience while making a difference in the lives of others. The Residential Counselor helps individuals maintain their physical and emotional health, foster relationships with housemates, family and community, live safely in the community and develop the skills necessary to increase the individual’s independence. Interaction between staff and individuals will reflect an appreciation of each individual’s uniqueness.
In this rewarding position, you will work as part of a team to provide support, supervision, skills training and community outings for individuals with developmental disabilities.
We work to encourage individuals to identify their strengths, develop and practice new skills, and actualize their hopes and dreams.
Riverside offers an outstanding staff training program, excellent supervision, competitive salary, benefits package and career advancement opportunities!
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:
- Valid driver’s license required.
- High school degree and 1-2 years experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities required
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.