Lead Residential Advisor in Lopez, PA at ResCare

Date Posted: 10/17/2018

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    Lopez, PA
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Job Description


Title: Lead Residential Advisor

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

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 Lead Residential Advisor.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.  

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare's team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry's best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

As a(n) Lead Residential Advisor you will: 

  • Responsible for supervision of staff and trainees to ensure a safe and secure operation of assigned Social Development areas in the absence of the Residential Supervisor.  Screen applicants for employment and make hiring recommendations.
  • Conduct small group meetings, operations dormitory, coordinate services and resolves problems.
  • Supervise students in performance of work details.
  • Maintain students' folders and logs: Dorm activity, pack out, medication disbursement, and work orders.
  • Observation and monitoring of staff.
  • Restock dorm supplies, prepare student luggage for shipping.
  • Ensure supplies are delivered to each dorm in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all Social Development programs or procedures are implemented in the dormitories.
  • Provide  training to staff and students.
  • Provide feedback and improvement plans for those who do not meet expectations.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Associate Degree required.  Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Minimum of two years experience working with your degree or related experience and/or training, including supervisory experience. 

Additional Information


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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