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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).

Jewish Community Services has a Direct Support Counselor job fair every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m. Please bring an updated copy of your driver’s license, drivers’ insurance, trainings, and certifications. Please ask for Michele Hill upon arrival.

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! 

Client 1-(M)3:00pm-6:00pm, (Th)3:00pm-6:00pm

Client 2-(M)2:30pm-7:30pm, (Tu)2:30pm-7:30pm, (W)2:30pm-7:30pm, (Th)2:30pm-7:30pm, (F)2:30pm-7:30pm

Client 3-(Su)10:00am-6:00pm, (M) 5:00pm- 11:00pm

Client 4-(Sa)11:00am-3:00pm, (M)4:00pm-7:00pm, (W)4:00pm-7:00pm

Client 5 Russian Speaking-(Sa)10:00am-4:00pm, (Su)10:00am-4:00pm

Client 6-(Sa) 10:00am-4:00pm, (M)3:30pm-6:30pm, (Tu)3:30pm-6:30pm, (W)3:30pm-6:30pm, (Th)3:30pm-6:30pm, (F)3:30pm-6:30pm

Client 7-(M) 9:00am-3:00pm, (Tu) 9:00am-3:00pm, (W) 9:00am-3:00pm, (Th) 9:00am-3:00pm, (F) 9:00am-3:00pm

Client 7- (Sa) 07:00am-11:00pm, (Su)07:00am-11:00pm

Client 7- (Sa)11:00pm-7:00am, (Su)11:00pm-7:00am

Client 8-( M)7:00am-3:00pm, (Tu)7:00am-3:00pm, (W)7:00am-3:00pm, (Th)7:00am-3:00pm, (F)7:00am-3:00pm

 

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

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.

 

All opportunities at JCS are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of criminal background clearances, drug test, and degree and/or license verification. If the position requires driving, a valid driver’s license, motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.

 

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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Jewish Community Services (JCS), a comprehensive human service agency, provides programs and services for people of all ages and backgrounds, helping them achieve their goals, enhance their wellbeing, and maximize their independence.

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

The Associated: Jewish 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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