Residential Counselor in San Marcos, TX at ResCare

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

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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.

Are you passionate about helping others? Dont 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 Counselor Responsibilities
  • 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.

Specific 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.


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.