Residential Counselor in San Marcos, TX at ResCare

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

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Job Description


Title: Residential Counselor

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 Residential Counselor.

About this Line of Business

We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.

As a(n) Residential Counselor you will: 

  • Ensures each dormitory deliver quality services to ensure that a 3% WTR will be maintained.
  • Ensures Recreation/Leisure Learning delivers quality services to students to ensure that all established goals are being met.
  • Ensure level 1 and 2 offenses on dorms and in recreation area maintain goal of 10%.
  • Provides for a reduction of serious incidents during evening program hours.
  • Increases number of students involved in Recreation/Leisure Learning and Leisure Time Employment.
  • Increases opportunities by (10%) for students to lead project based teams during event hours.
  • Conducts analysis of all relevant OMS documents to determine whether dorms and teams are meeting goals.
  • Analyzes other data to determine where problems may exist and resolves them.
  • Institutes and submits corrective actions for improvement in quality service in all areas.
  • Ensures that all equipment assigned to departments is properly accounted for and maintained in good condition.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in a related field required
  • Minimum 1 year related experience in counseling or a related field required
  • 15 hours experience in social service instruction role required
  • Previous experience in a management or supervisory role preferred

Additional Information

This position will require you to work 12 hour shifts.


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.