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Community Integration Counselor in Blakeslee, PA at Community Options

Date Posted: 1/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Blakeslee, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    1/16/2019

Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states. 

We are actively seeking Community Integration Counselors in the Stroudsburg area. This role provides individualized services designed to assist participants in managing and overcoming the difficulties confronted by an individual with a disability living in the community.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

Responsibilities:

  • Support and encourage individuals to increase their ability to be as independent as possible.
  • Meet with waiver participants on a regular basis- either in the individual’s residence, the community, or an office setting.
  • Collaborate with the Case Manager to develop and facilitate programs which meet the social, emotional, physical and personal needs of the individual.
  • Provide ongoing support for integration efforts.
  • Document individual’s progress toward acquiring community integration.
  • Assist in building a support network between the individual and the community.
  • Ensure medical consultation forms are completed, by the physician, for each medical appointment attended.
  • Administer medication(s) as needed and ensures required documentation is completed.
  • Coordinates all leisure and volunteer opportunities.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, and to assist an individual physically.
  • Work will take place in community and residential settings.

Competitive Benefits:

  • Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Holidays—Including a Birthday Holiday
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities

If interested, please click Apply Now or send resume to: Resumes-POC@comop.org

Please Visit Our Website to Complete an Online Application!

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/COM1060COMOI/JobBoard/5cbca35a-adf1-993f-4fc9-41ad8639e2cb/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=c3a03505-0adf-4ced-a111-bdff8ed74171

 

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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