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Residential Support Counselors

Easterseals NH

In the over 80 years since its founding, Easterseals NH has provided exceptional services to change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day. With an operating budget of over $90M, it is one of the largest independent state-wide Easterseals in the country.  As a leader in social services for individuals with disabilities and special needs, Easterseals NH employs more than 1,850 individuals who serve more than 25,000 children, adults and seniors every year.  As a multi-state organization, ESNH has 13 core programs and includes subsidiaries Easterseals Vermont, Easterseals Maine, and the Farnum Center.  In 2018, ESNH served more than 28,000 children, adults, seniors and veterans in communities throughout New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.


Easterseals NH, VT, ME and Farnum provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or specials needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We continue to hire and want to assure you that we are taking every action we can to support the safety and well-being of our staff, clients and community during the COVID–19 pandemic.
 

We are looking for Residential Support Counselors to join our team right now! Come find your purpose while you make valuable, rewarding impacts in the lives of the individuals we serve.

In our Community Based Services program, qualified staff will work one on one with individuals dually diagnosed with persistent mental illness & intellectual disabilities to help them work towards achieving greater independence and community integration within all aspects of their lives. Utilizing evidence based practices staff will facilitate high quality programming and support individuals during employment, community integration/socialization, recreational activities and daily living skills within their immediate community. In addition to facilitating and transporting clients to these activities, Residential Support Counselors may also be responsible for assisting with personal care as well as behavioral support as needed throughout their day. This position is working with adult females in a 24/7 staffed residence in Concord, NH.

 

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (or currently enrolled) in human services; psychology or social work preferred, with 1 year of experience working in the Human Services field and be at least 18 years of age. Four (4) years in the field of human services (mental health, special education, criminal justice, substance use, or inpatient/outpatient treatment settings preferred), can be substituted for the degree. Employees are required to have a reliable vehicle and adequate insurance as well as a valid driver's license. A motor vehicle and criminal record check is a required part of our hiring process. 

 

Compensation: $15 hourly

Hours: 2nd shift

What’s in it for you? We offer comprehensive benefits for full-time eligible employees: medical, dental, matching retirement, life insurance, discounted child care, federal student loan forgiveness eligibility, student loan repayment for qualifying positions, and tuition reimbursement. A position with Easterseals will give you valuable insight and experience as you further your career. We are a recovery friendly workplace, and we proudly employ military members and their families.   

 

Follow this link to schedule a brief, 15-minute phone call with Sarah: bit.ly/eastersealsnh-sarah  
 

If you are having difficulty submitting an application or scheduling a phone call, please contact Sarah:  
603-264-7199 I shorne@eastersealsnh.org  
 

EOE

Job Location:

Concord

Date Added: March 19, 2021

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