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Personal Support Counselor

Company: The League for People with Disabilities Inc
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
The Personal Support Counselor is responsible for implementing the assigned participant(s) plan of care, and working with the participant and their family to improve socialization, self-help, and communication skills. The Personal Support Counselor will work with an assigned participant(s) in the community and/or the participant's home, depending on the participant's needs.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Communicate with participants, families, professional staff, and community members in a person-center manner.Communicate participant and programmatic needs with the Program Manager.Develop a positive working relationship with an assigned participant(s) and families.Treat the participant's goals as their own, working with the participant, family, and professional staff to achieve goals.Plan and initiate age-appropriate community activities.Document participant(s) progress in the iCareManager App within the required timeframe.Non-essential Duties and Responsibilities:Actively participate in both staff and interdisciplinary team meetings.Facilitate building participants' self-esteem through positive interactions.Follow all agency and program-specific policies and procedures.Demonstrate the 5 Core Values of The League (Accountability, Participant Focus, Quality, Independence, and Mutual Respect)Operationalize the mission of The League for People with Disabilities.Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Program Manager.

Requirements:
Minimum age of 18.Access to a smartphone device that can support applications.Access to a reliable automobile and a valid driver's license with no more than 3 points.Ability to lift participants up to 70 lbs. in accordance with established safe lifting procedures.Educational and/or Experience:Minimum of 100 hours of experience working with people with disabilities.High School diploma is required.Preference is given to candidates with specific areas of experience/expertise (i.e., ASL, autism, behavior management, seizure disorder, etc.).PI183264731

Keywords: The League for People with Disabilities Inc, Baltimore , Personal Support Counselor, Other , Baltimore, Maryland

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