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Awake Overnight Residential Counselor 28 hrs

Department for Persons with Disabilities

This is a Contract position in Oak Ridge, NJ posted June 24, 2020.

Are you passionate about making a difference in others’ lives? Then come join the DPD team!Department for Persons with Disabilities (DPD) is one of the largest Catholic Charities Agencies providing care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the United States. We are looking for dedicated, caring and compassionate people to work in our Group Homes.Whats the role of an Awake Overnight Residential Counselor?* Residential Counselor is a direct care professional whose primary responsibility is to help meet the personal health, safety and welfare of the people living in the group home.* Staff must remain awake and alert throughout the shift.* You will assist and/or supervise individuals in personal care areas i.e. bathing/toileting; participate and/or supervise in cleaning, cooking and life skills.* Administer and/or assist with medication administration.* You must communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers and the individuals living in the homes.* Drive residents to/from day programs, outside/within their community using agency vehicles.* This position requires daily documentation of services provided.* Assist with fun community based activitiesGreat Benefits: For full time positions, (30+ per week) we offer:* We provide PAID training* Medical/vision and dental* Life insurance (agency-paid), supplemental life insurance (employee-paid)* Flexible spending accounts* Accidental/Critical Illness Insurance* 403B (with company-matching)* Generous paid time off* Employee discount programs (i.e. travel, movies, cellphone), etc.* Collaborative team environment* Career growth opportunitiesJob Requirements:* Be motivated to work as part of a team that acts in the best interest of our residents at all times* Experience with ID/DD population is a plus* This career requires HS diploma or equivalent* A valid (non-provisional) drivers license* The ability to meet the physical requirements of CPR/First Aid and our emergency evacuation procedures.All offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion/passing of our criminal background/references/DMV check, fingerprinting, pre-employment physical and drug test, etc.Part Time-Shift: 28 hrs (Thursday 11:00pm – 9:00am, Friday 11:00pm – 7:00am and Saturday 11:00pm – 9:00amSalary: $13.00 per hour Mon-Fri and $14.00 per hour (shifts beginning 11PM Friday to 11PM on Sunday).All staff must attend a monthly Staff Meeting date/time to be determined and announced in advance.Meeting waivers are provided for conflicts due to secondary employment and/or school (appropriate documentation required).