Thomas Allen
  • Roseville, MN, USA
  • 13.66
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Paid Training, Discount Tickets to Local Attractions, Service Recognition Awards, Employee and Rookie of the Month Awards, Referral Bonuses, Tuition Reimbursement and more!


Thomas Allen is Hiring for a Support Services Counselor!

Paid training is provided!

LOCATION:     Roseville, MN

HOURS AVAILABLE:     Monday - Friday 4:30pm - 8:30pm

JOB SUMMARY: As a Support Services Counselor, you will have the primary responsibility for meeting the needs of individuals receiving In-home Family Support Services or Respite Services by providing proactive, empowering and inclusive support, guidance, training, and supervision.

This position entails taking two individuals out into the community for fun activities, some bathing assistance and personal cares for an individual who uses a wheelchair. Share shift with one other staff.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Implementing programming, counseling, and general assistance for individuals living with their families or in a foster care setting.
  • Assisting individuals served with activities, such as bringing the individuals out to eat, to the movies, shopping, Special Olympics events, and dances.
  • Ensure that all assigned individuals are empowered and offered supports to improve their skills and increase self-sufficiency in all aspects of daily living
  • As requested, ensure that routine and special medical appointments are scheduled and attended, and log medical and daily occurrences
  • Provide assistance and/or reminders to individuals to exercise basic self-preservation skills (i.e. wear season appropriate attire
  • Guide individuals in interacting positively with friends, peers, family, the community, staff, professionals, and other persons with whom they may have contact, both in-person and via telephone or computer/other technology
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20lbs
  • Must have 1 year of related experience working with individuals with disabilities
  • Willingness to attend to personal cares and health needs, light housekeeping, and meal preparation
  • Willing to commit to and implement person-centered supports
  • Department of Human Services background clearance
  • Valid driver's license, reliable vehicle, acceptable driving record, and proof of auto insurance required
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English, both written and verbally

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AA/EOE

Thomas Allen, Inc. is a social services agency that provides person-centered services to individuals with disabilities. Proudly, we offer a diverse array of services including residential group home support, case management, and guardianship.

Thomas Allen is known as a reputable and growing agency that delivers trusted and dependable services, which is made possible through the talent, skills, and commitment shared by a team of over 700 employees. As our agency continues to grow, we are looking for team members who are passionate about providing respectful and responsive services that empower those we support to live meaningful and purposeful lives.

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