Job Title: Direct Support Counselors
Status: Full/Part Time
Location: Laurel, PG County
ACIDD Maryland that supports individuals that are diagnosed with Intellectual Disability and co-occurring mental illness is currently seeking Direct Support Counselors in its residential program for individuals in Laurel area.
ACIDD is a social enterprise (www.acidd.org) supporting people with mental illness. ACIDD provides residential services to high functioning individuals with developmental disabilities and who also have co-occurring mental health issues.
We are currently seeking highly talented, smart, aggressive, ambitious candidates who want to grow with ACIDD. If you join us as a direct support staff, we prefer that you are an experienced staff in this field. However, it is not absolutely necessary. We would provide you training. The candidate should be a hard worker, committed to our individuals, and trustworthy. They have to possess a strong desire to make an impact, enjoy working with people who have dual disabilities and enjoy the satisfaction of attaining and exceeding goals in a collaborative environment.
If you are the right candidate, you should possess above average skills, and desire to learn about how to support individuals with developmental disabilities who also have mental illness. Our residential program is guided by the Maryland state regulations and is CARF international accredited. That means, we meet very high standards in providing service to our individuals.
ACIDD is a social enterprise and has explosive growth. It has grounds for unlimited potential for growth. It is dynamic and has seasoned leadership and team of experts in the field. If you become part of ACIDD, you will be part of our family. We pay a competitive rate. We are providing health benefits after 60 days of employment; There is flexibility and family atmosphere. You will work with extremely happy clients.
Besides Support Counselors’ positions in the residential program, we also have opening for CLS counselors, Job coaches, Personal Support Counselors and Mental health Vocational Counselors.
You may also apply through INDEED where we have advertised for this position. Interviews are held throughout the week from Monday through Friday.
Positions are available to work as Support staff from 3p-10p (M-F); Week-end staff from 9a-11p or 10a-10p on Saturdays and Sundays and Awake overnigh staff on various shifts. Starting pay $12/hr for day time job and $11:50/hr for awake overnight job. All staff should complete DDA mandated training that include CMT, CPR/FA and other. Clear background is required.