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Direct Support Counselor : Supported Living

Jewish Community Services (JCS) currently serves individuals with developmental disabilities in our Supported Living Programs that are in need of compassionate and caring Direct Support Counselors. This position involves working with individuals who are residing independently, with a roommate/caregiver or with their families. Staff are responsible for assisting with daily living skills, participating in community outings and social interactions, and cooperating with the individual’s family or caregiver. Staff needs to be reliable as well as dependable and have computer skills.

Responsibilities include providing personal care including housekeeping; lifting, transferring, bathing, administrating medication, meal preparations, and performing general household duties as well as community integration (i.e. transporting individuals to doctor appointments, grocery shopping, and recreational activities).

OPEN HOUSE EVERY TUESDAY 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AT OUR PARK HEIGHTS  LOCATION

FLOATER POSITION AVAILABLE: FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY JEWISH COMMUNITY SERVICES IS HIRING HARD WORKING FLOATERS WILLING TO WORK A FLEXIBLE 40.00 HOURS A WEEK WITH OUR SUPPORTED LIVING STAFF ! APPLY NOW! 

Hours Location
1 2 40-hour flexible shifts Various
2 10 hrs. 21202
3 10 hrs. total hrs.

 

21117
4 10 hrs. = 20 hrs. could be more.  HRs flexible week day 21215
5 10 hrs. weekdays and weekends 21208
6 36 hours 21209
7 Saturday 4pm-10pm. 8 hrs. 21043
8 10 hrs. and 15hrs = 25 hours a week 21136/21133
9 10hrs flexible 21237
10 20 hrs. 21215
11 20 hrs. week only starting 10 hrs. weekday hours – every other Saturday 2 hrs. Tues -Thurs 2-4pm. 21221
12 Friday 12p – 5p, Sat. 9a – 5pm

13 hours

21208
13 10 hrs. flexible 21202
14 20 hrs., Russian speaking 21215
15 10hrs, Mon., 10-2, Wed., 10-1, Fri., 10 -1 21209
16 Mon. & Fri., 2-6, Wed., 3:30-7:30, Tues. & Thurs. 3-7, Every other Friday 3 -8 21206
17 10 hours 21209
18 24.00 Hours

Sat, Sun, Thurs, Friday 6 pm -12am

21218
19 18.00 Hours

Mon- Wed 6 pm – 12 am

21218
20  

22.00 Hours

Mon & Wed 9 am- 2pm

Tu, Th, Fri  9am- 1 pm

 

21218

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Required :

Current MD driver’s license

• Minimum age: 21 years old

• Acceptable driving record and 3 years of driving experience

• Must have access to reliable transportation with valid insurance (may be required to use your own vehicle to transport individuals as needed)

• High School Diploma or equivalent

• CPR & First Aid

• 1-year experience

• Sensitivity to Jewish Culture

* COVID Vaccination and Proof of Vaccination Required*

 

Preferred:   

• A valid Certified Medication Technician (CMT) certification, verifiable through MBON and/or from Dimensional Health Care Associates, Inc

• CNA/GNA License

• DDA Trainings such as: BPS, OSHA, etc.

 *Preference to candidates with required DDA trainings.

What do we have to offer?

• Health (plus other benefits) offered at 30+ hrs/wk

• Vision and Dental offered at 20+ hrs/wk

• 401(k) retirement plan offered at 20+ hrs/wk

• Vacation leave offered at 20+ hrs/wk

• Sick leave offered at 12+hrs/wk

• CPR & First Aid

• Paid training

• Free JCC Membership (taxes apply) offered at 20+ hrs/wk

Please submit references upon submission.

 

 

 

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Jewish Community Services (JCS) is a comprehensive human service agency that provides a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland. Join our team of professionals as we work to create a community in which every person is able to achieve his or her highest quality of life and well-being.

Jewish Community Services (JCS) is an equal opportunity employer.

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore and its Agencies are equal opportunity employers, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran's status, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit the performance of essential job functions (with or without reasonable accommodation) or any other basis protected by federal, or applicable, state or local law.

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