Career Development Counselor


Title: Career Development Counselor

Job Category: Professional: Clinical

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Career Development Counselor.

About this Line of Business

As one of the industry's largest providers, HomeCare services offers care for more than 20,000 individuals across the country. We deliver quality, compassionate and highly individualized in-home care and support that helps seniors stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether our clients are recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, our services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities.
HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as differentiated offerings in home monitoring with Rest Assured(R) Telecare that help reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer.

As a(n) Career Development Counselor you will:?

Assists program participants in developing vocational goals reflective of their skills, capabilities and interests. Manages participants? progress towards achieving goals by creating and updating plans.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Meets with Participants to identify barriers to employment & develop strategies to manage these issues.
  • Maintains complete, accurate and timely case notes and related records in manual and or electronic systems.
  • Outreach to referrals who fail to show for an appointment.
  • Create, update and ensure completion of plans according to contract deadlines.
  • Attends scheduled supervision meetings to discuss participants progress.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Strong communication skills;
  • knowledgeable about community resources;
  • able to work with and relate to participants;
  • culturally sensitive;
  • strong organizational skills.
  • Must be computer literate and have MS Word and Excel skills at a minimum, and the ability to learn specialized databases and software systems.
  • Bilingual a plus.

Additional Information

Bachelor Degree (including 15 semester hours of instruction in social service related instruction) Required Responsible for delivering counseling services to assigned students in personal and social development; employment training and behavior.?Provides individual and group counseling and crisis intervention to all students

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

P.O. BOX 218 ROUTE 487 NORTH , LOPEZ, PA 18628 USA?


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