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Residential Counselor-Rockville MD

 

Compass, Inc., a progressive, non-profit agency supporting individuals with disabilities is energetic, compassionate person to work with three ladies in their Residence in Rockville. Looking for someone who will take the ladies out into the community and engage them in activities. Duties include assisting with personal hygiene, maintaining up-keep of residence, take to doctor’s appointments, and other duties assigned. Must be willing to be very active. Prefer experience working with adults with autism and adults in wheelchair.

 

 

Location: Rockville,

 

Shifts Available:       

                                    M-F 3-11p

                                       Sat-Sun 7a-3p              

                                    Sat-Sun 7a-11p (every other weekend)

                                                                                                 

Pay Rate:  $10.75-12.75 an hour

 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Proven track record of success in innovative provision of supports to individuals with disabilities.
  • Ability to assist a person with an intellectual disability to actively engage in meaningful activities and make connections in the community.
  • Demonstrated ability in supporting individuals with behavioral and emotional challenges.
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to work effectively with family members/guardians as well as state and local governing authorities.
  • A keen interest in improving the quality of life for the individuals supported by Compass, Inc.

 

Qualifications:  Prior experience in providing hands on support to individuals with disabilities.  Driver’s license and clean driving record required.  High School diploma required.  CPR/First Aid must be obtained prior to starting shift. Medication Technician Certification and Behavior Principal Strategies preferred or must obtain certification during first 60 days of employment.  Paid training is available.

 

Qualified applicants who are interested in being considered for this position should submit a resume and letter of interest to email address listed. Or apply on our website www.compassmaryland.org. 

 

 

Compass, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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