Residential care professional 746

Boulder, CO, USA ● Broomfield, CO, USA ● Longmont, CO, USA Req #746
Friday, September 20, 2019

Imagine! is a nonprofit with a goal of helping people aspire to, and achieve, a fulfilling life of new possibilities by providing support services to individuals with developmental and cognitive disabilities. We support Boulder and Broomfield counties.

"Our mission is creating a world of opportunity for all abilities."

Job Title: Residential Counselor (Boulder, Broomfield, Longmont, CO)
Pay rate: $16.50-16.00/hour PT & FT (temporary evening incentive $1 per hour 10pm-6pm) overtime offered but nor required.
No of openings:  10
FLSA: Non-exempt

Purpose of Position- Provides for the health, safety and welfare of the consumers with disabilities in their homes. Implements consumers’ Individual Plans. Monitors and reports on data to ensure compliance with all applicable regulating agencies. Maintains professional relationships with consumers as well as members of treatment teams.
Work schedule:

Different shifts available in all locations.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

1.Provides for the health, safety, and welfare of the consumers with disabilities in their homes.

  • Attends to consumer health and safety needs according to all assessment and care plans, including medication administration, personal hygiene, and home and community safety.

  • Performs cleaning, cooking, and other site maintenance as assigned.

  • Ensures the ongoing facilitation of person-centered principals in the home.

  • Deals effectively with crisis situations.

2. Implements, monitors, and reports on consumers’ Individual Service and Support Plans as stated in the Individual Plan.

  • Completes all documentation and tracking timely and accurately.

  • Communicates effectively with consumers, guardians and family members, and all other members of consumers’ treatment team.

3.Monitors and reports on data to ensure compliance with all applicable guidelines and regulations, including Imagine! Policies and Procedures.

  • Completes all required training, including annual refreshers, in the appropriate timeframe.

  • Reports all behavioral incidents, medical emergencies, and/or significant changes in medical condition to Residential Site Supervisor, and completes all related paperwork in a timely manner.

4.Maintains respectful and professional relationships with consumers, staff, guardians and family members, and all other members of treatment teams.

·Confronts conflict productively, as described in the residential training.

·Utilizes effective time management skills.

Other Duties/Responsibilities

  • Strictly complies with household budget protocols and spending limits, including guidelines for consumer personal needs funds.

  • Maintains the residential site and consumer personal belongings in good repair, being mindful of safety and cleanliness.

Job Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:

General knowledge of developmental disabilities system in Colorado.

Demonstrated skill in working with adults with developmental disabilities, preferably in a residential setting.

Effective written and verbal communication skills with individuals and groups at all professional levels.

Ability to productively confront conflict.

Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.

Ability to work effectively with various technology including word processing software, internet based databases, assistive technology, etc.   

High school diploma or equivalent.

2 years of college preferred.

Ability and willingness to successfully complete required training curriculum. This includes Emergency Control Procedures, Safety Control Procedures, and IBSSP.  

2 years of experience preferred.

OR some combination of education and experience. 
Working Environment/Physical Activities:

Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Effective with shifting roles, responsibilities, and expectations in a changing environment.

Willingness and ability to respond to emergency situations as they arise.

Must work regular awake overnight shifts.  

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.


This is a brief description of Imagine!’s comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees. The intent of this is to provide a high level summary of benefits and does not provide a full description. For additional information, please contact Human Resources.

Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Basic Life Insurance and AD&D, Long Term Disability, Voluntary Life Insurance, Retirement Savings Plan 403(b)Ten Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Accruals Wellbeing Days, Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance.




Imagine! is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect the dignity and diversity of individual work force members. We also recognize the value of diversity in our organizations and wish to employ a workforce that is as diverse as the communities and people we serve. It is our policy to comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).  Unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable laws is strictly prohibited.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • Boulder, CO, USA
  • Broomfield, CO, USA
  • Longmont, CO, USA