Developmental Services Residential Relief Counselor - DS Residential Relief at Bay Cove Human Services, Inc. in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:

Pay Rate: $15.25/Hour

Mission Statement:

Bay Cove Human Services partners with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential

Job Summary:

Your position as a relief counselor supports this mission as you provide direct care services to adults in a Bay Cove 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.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Essential Functions of Position:

  • Follows program model including clinical, programmatic and quality protocols (for example, shift and log notes, house, meetings, trainings, data collection, etc).

  • Exercises good judgement in observing, supporting, and communicating about the shift.

  • Teaches and reinforces activities of daily living (such as medication management, hygiene, cleaning, personal property management, relationship development, budgeting, and safety).

  • Implements program activities to reinforce and develop skills which may include using the teachable moment.

  • Follows and implements all program safety procedures including crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention.

  • Accompanies individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via public transportation or agency vehicle.

  • Maintains programmatic documentation.

  • Performs routine household and property maintenance tasks toward the general upkeep of the residence.

  • Upholds the principles of Positive Behavioral Supports and facilitates the rights of people served.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervising personnel.

Requirements for the Position:

  • GED or High School Diploma required.

  • Good verbal and written communication and basic computer skills.

  • 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*.

  • In person attendance for Orientation and Sign on.

  • Current driver's license and maintains a safe driving record.

Mission Traits:

  • 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.

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