Requisition Number: BRNDY-ADLCO-H-06-2020-02
Job Title: ADL Counselor
City: Wilmington
State: DE

Minimum Degree Required: N/A
Minimum Years of Experience: N/A
Salary Range: $16.00-$16.00

ADL Counselor

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Description/Job Summary

The BA ADL Counselor provides direct care services to group home residents. The BA ADL Counselor performs tasks aimed at supporting the individuals’ needs and desires as part of a team.

Responsibilities/Duties

· Performs tasks in a manner that upholds the Values of RHD

  •  Interacts with consumers in a manner that reflects compassion and understanding.
  •  Interacts with peers, supervisors and the community in a manner that reflects a respectful, mature and professional outlook
  •  Interacts with consumers in a manner that is not confrontational or argumentative
  •  Interacts with consumers in a manner that is respectful of the consumer’s ability to make his or her own decisions, while also managing the responsibility of the program
  •         Performs tasks as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team aimed at working towards the needs and desires of the consumer
  •  Collaborates with Resident Manager and treatment team in providing trauma-informed, best practice care for all consumers.
  •  Meets individually on a regular basis with consumers to discuss strengths, needs, abilities, preferences.
  •  Works with consumers to create person-centered treatment goals and objectives
  •  Works with consumers in the achievement of treatment goals and objectives
  •  Works with consumers to build skills of community living; including ADL skills, coping skills, educational skills, vocational skills
  •  Facilitates psychoeducational/creative arts groups
  • Provides case management/advocacy services for consumers in community
  •  Communicates with nurse regarding medical issues and concerns
  •  Collaborates with other members of treatment team to problem solve issues for all consumers
  •  Completes regular clinical documentation that reflects the course of treatment as required by funding/licensing/accreditation
  •  Performs tasks in support of the physical and mental well-being of the consumers
  •  Provides consumers with supervision, support and assistance with all activities of daily living
  •  Works collaboratively with CNA ADL staff and RN to assure that health care needs are addressed
  •  Performs tasks to assure that program is in compliance with the policies and regulations of RHD, LTCRP, DSAMH, AND CARF
  • Renews on time and provides documentation of all necessary trainings certifications and licenses
  •  Provides services in a manner consistent with the Rights of Clients as outlined by Delaware Code, Section 1121, entitled Patient’s Rights
  •  Completes all documentation as required
  • · Performs tasks in the support of the well-being of RHD Delaware Mental Health Group Homes
  •  Works effectively and cooperatively as part of a team
  •  Communicates with on call staff regarding urgent programmatic issues
  •  Participates in maintaining the cleanliness and order of the physical property
  •  Displays a positive attitude toward the job and tasks of the job
  •  Participates in supervision with the Resident Manager/Unit Director for the purpose of ongoing professional development
  •  Maintains a valid driver’s license
  •  Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

5 years Mental Health and 2 years residential setting

Required Education

Bachelor Degree

Required Qualifications

· One of the following:

  • A Bachelor's degree with five (5) years’ experience in mental health service delivery with at least two (2) years’ experience in residential services
  •  Doctoral or master's degree in clinical or counseling psychology, clinical social work, vocational/psychiatric rehabilitation or education from an accredited college or university
  •  a registered nurse with certification in mental health nursing from the American Nurses Association

      Previous experience working with adults with chronic mental illness

  • · Current driver’s license

Program Summary

Brandywine Hills is a Residental Group located in Wilimgton DE. Brandywine Hills is a eight bed facility which operates 24hours a day. 
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.