Become a Residential Counselor and join one of the largest Catholic Charities Agencies providing care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the U.S. DPD is a dynamic organization that directly impacts the lives of hundreds of individuals and their families.
Who Are We?: DPD is one of the largest Catholic Charities Agencies providing care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the United States. We provide care for over 100 adults with diverse disabilities, ethnicities, races and religious beliefs. We operate 9 group homes and 2 supervised apartment programs throughout Morris, Sussex, and Passaic Counties. We provide a vocational day program, The Gruenert Center in Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, for 52 men and women from our residences and for those living within the community.
What’s the role of a Residential Counselor?: Residential Counselor is a direct care profession. Their primary responsibility is to manage the personal health, safety and welfare of the people living in the home. You must also provide training, supervision and structure to individuals as they carry out their daily activities and routines. You would be responsible for administering / supervising medication, train, supervise and assist individuals in personal care areas, participate / supervise in cleaning, cooking and life skills. You must communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers and the individuals living in the homes. This profession requires a significant amount of daily written documentation.
Schedule: We have FT, PT and Sub (per diem) direct care positions available in Oak Ridge, Sparta, West Milford, Lake Hopatcong, Butler, Pompton Lakes, Parsippany, Clifton and Wayne. Available shifts include morning, afternoon, evening and overnight – most shifts include weekend hours. This career requires HS diploma or equivalent and a valid (non-provisional) driver’s license; exp with ID/DD population is a plus.
Benefits: We offer Medical/Vision, Dental, Life Ins, 403B, Pension, employee discount program, generous paid time off program & a collaborative team environment. Health benefits are offered for full-time positions.
How to Apply: All vacancies require the successful completion our background check; fingerprinting, DMV, pre-employment physical/drug test, etc. You must meet physical requirements of CPR,/1st Aid/Emergency evacuation procedures. Health benefits offered for FT positions.
Are you ready to make a difference?
Visit www.dpd.org, Fax/Email job app/resume to 973-697-9603