Residential Advisor in Lopez, PA at ResCare

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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    Lopez, PA
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Job Description


Title: Residential Advisor

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Residential 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 Residential Advisor.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Residential Advisor Responsibilities
  • Meets at least bi-weekly with assigned students.
  • Student incidents are managed to protect all students from harm.
  • Notes individual meetings with students address issues, express plan to resolve problems.
  • Notifies other staff to coordinate services by memo, phone, or personal conversation. These actions are documented in student
  • Maintains safe/secure environment for students
  • For students and their belongings
  • Dormitory inspections yield acceptable ratings.
  • Actively participates in events, demonstrating professional behaviors for students and modeling employment skills.
  • Student’s data is accurate and submitted with established time frames.
  • Assignments are completed within time frames and rarely need correction.
  • Student’s folders present and up-to-date history of the services provided to ensure the student is successful in the attainment of
    both long and short-term goals.
  • Both medical and AWOL removal logs indicate all procedures have been followed within established time frames.
  • Regular entries are made in Dorm logs indicating conditions of dorms during rounds.
  • All accountability documents and reports are accurate and submitted within established time frames.
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. One to three months related experience and/or training. Must be able to work any shift or  day of the week.


High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience. Some College in  Human Services area preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid State Driver’s License

Additional Information

2nd and 3rd shift positions available


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

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