Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Requisition Number: NC001-ADLCO-H-09-2018-01
Job Title: ADL Counselor
City: Raleigh
State: NC

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 0
Salary Range: $10.00-$10.00/hour

ADL Counselor

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Description/Job Summary



Resources for Human Development (RHD) NC provides residential supports for men and women with diagnosis of developmental disabilities and dual diagnosis of mental illness and/or physical disabilities. The program focuses on a person-centered planning approach, and much care is given to working with individuals to create homes and treatment to meet individual needs. The program provides intensive support in the area of life skills, social skills, and community integration with an emphasis on improving quality of life while pursuing personal goals.

 The Residential Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Counselor assists program participants with implementing daily living programs and routines.  He/she conducts all program operations in accordance with RHD, state and federal regulatory requirements.  The ADL Counselor is responsible for ensuring the individuals’ health and safety is protected and that each individual participates to their fullest in activities of daily living.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 
Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Assisting participants in obtaining and maintaining life skills
  • Assist with reaching goals on person centered plan
  • Maintain cleanliness of the home
  • Assist and Support residents in maintaining daily schedule
  • Report facility concerns to the Program Manager
  • Provide and teaching medication administration to residents
  • Plan and prepare meals
  • Assisting/ teaching laundry skills
  • Completion of required daily program documentation
  • Provide therapeutic mentoring, symptom monitoring and management
  • Encourage community engagement
 Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education: High School Diploma, Associates degree preferred (degree in psychology, sociology, counseling, social work, education). 
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing with consumers and other staff
  • Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team. 
  • Valid Driver’s license required

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.
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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.