BAMSI Asleep Overnight Counselor - Direct Care - Full Time in Weymouth, Massachusetts

Position No.13110MW

Req No.18-0285

TitleAsleep Overnight Counselor - Direct Care - Full Time

LocationMain St Weymouth

CityWeymouth

Pay Range$11 / hr

Scheduled Hours30

ScheduleTh-Sat:11p-9a

Company Info

Schedule: Th-Sat:11p-9a

Join BAMSI's growing workforce and compassionate care!

Asleep Overnight counseloratBAMSIprovide overnight support services to adults with developmental disabilities, brain injuries, or mental illness living in supervised residential settings while promoting growth and dependence

and dignity. Asleep overnight counselors have the option of sleeping during overnight hours unless individuals' needs dictate otherwise. The position requires being awake during early morning hours to assist individuals with morning preparations (usually within

the hours 6AM to 9AM)

BAMSI is a 1900+ employee health and human services organization with locations across Eastern Massachusetts. We offer generous paid time off, paid holidays, paid trainings in a supportive environment that offers growth opportunities! Health and Dental Insurance

is available for employees working 30+ hours.

Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or GED.

Previous experience working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities preferred. Must have a valid drivers license in the state of residence and a satisfactory driving record.

Description

Schedule: Th-Sat:11p-9a

Responsibilities:

  1. Be on site and available (may be asleep) to provide consumer support and assistance as needed.

  2. Attend to the needs of consumers on an individual basis as well as foster increased independence and self-determination.

  3. Supervise and document consumer self-administration of medication as prescribed by a physician in accordance with agency and program procedures.

  4. Record and appropriately utilize necessary data, daily progress notes, staff log and complete all other ISP and program required documentation as assigned.

  5. Transport consumers to day programs and other activities as required.

  6. Ensure client safety and comply with program standards for staff coverage, including assistance to the Administrator-On-Call whenever needed.

  7. Act as advocate and role model.

  8. Provide a supportive environment that includes opportunities for consumers to determine, to the fullest extent possible, personal preferences for daily schedules and routines.

  9. Maintain knowledge of ongoing program issues and developments as well as informing supervisor of program issues and concerns.

  10. Communicate in a professional manner.

  11. Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by program manager or designee.

  12. Perform duties consistent with program and agency policies and procedures.

  13. Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Universal/standard precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency.

  • Previous experience working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities preferred.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license in state of residence and satisfactory driving record.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)