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Personal Support Counselor

Company: The League for People with Disabilities Inc
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job 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.

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.).PI197705348

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

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