As a Residential Counselor, you will provide direct support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a small group residential setting or an individual living arrangement. In your role you will work together with the people we serve, their families, friends, employers, and other support staff to transform their lives by either building independence skills or increasing each person s quality of life.
Residential Counselors have a range of duties include administrating medication under the Medication Administration Plan (MED Certified CT), implementing treatment plans, and assisting people with activities of daily living, such as household chores and cooking. You also strengthen residents connection to their community by providing transportation on outings such as shopping and doctor s appointments.
Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!
Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:
Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that transforms lives by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org/careers.
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All candidates must be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference, multi-state background and driving record check