Chesterfield County Residential Counselor (re-ad 17-00522) in Chesterfield, Virginia

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in human services related field. Must be a QIDP and have one year of experience working with individuals with intellectual, autism and/or developmental disabilities; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Knowledge of Medicaid Waiver and individual service planning. Must be able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic leadership environment and be able to handle a large volume of work. Candidate must be flexible and adaptable as the hours are varied and based on the needs of the program. Must be able to provide supports and documentation according to ISP's for a caseload of four individuals. Demonstrates knowledge of Medicaid Waiver and appropriate department, county, state, and federal regulations. Understanding of how to implement individualized person centered services. Good driving record required. Must not reflect a total accumulation of six or more negative points within the past three years or a major violation within the past four years. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.


The overall purpose of the Residential Counselor position is to maintain the health, safety, and welfare and to provide supports for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities that live independently in the community. Provides face-to-face supports and supervision to adults with intellectual and physical disabilities in the areas of activities of daily living, community integration and inclusion, socialization, interpersonal skills, positive behavioral supports, general medical care, hygiene, and awake overnight monitoring. Documents teaching and supports in an electronic health record. Provides on-call supports for residential services on a rotating basis. Perform other work as required. An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Hiring a Diverse and Bilingual Workforce.


Schedule varies and is subject to change. Includes evenings, weekends and holidays.

Work Location:

Mental Health Support Services

Job Title: Residential Counselor (re-ad 17-00522)

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 06/29/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Salary: $38,749.00 - $45,603.00 Annually

Job Type: Full-Time

Requisition #: 18-00006

Position #: MHMRSA0538

Department: Mental Health Support Services