The WCDC is currently accepting applications for the following positions

Registered Nurse

Employment Status: Full-time

Hours/Week: 40+ hours per week

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday and some on-call

Requirements: Registered Nurse license, valid driver’s license (with less than 3 points). Experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.

Description of Duties:
• Provides medical needs to adults with disabilities in the day and residential programs
• Performs 45 day assessments on individuals
• Serve as liaison between WCDC and medical providers for individuals
• Trains and monitors CMT’s, providing disciplinary action when necessary
• Serves as a member of the QA committee
• Trains staff members as needed on medical related topics
• Provides on- call phone when assigned

Department: Nursing

HR Administrative Assistant

WCDC is looking for an HR administrative assistant to perform a variety of personnel-related administrative tasks. You will support the HR department in duties like posting job ads, updating HR databases and processing employee requests.

Employment Status: Full-time hourly

Hours/Week: 40 hours

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday

Description of Duties includes but are not limited to:
Maintain employee records (soft and hard copies)
Update HR databases (e.g. new hires, separations, training)
Complete reference checks and assist with the hiring process
Process employees’ requests and provide relevant information
Coordinate HR projects, meetings and training seminars
Collaborate with the Recruiter to post job ads on careers pages
Manage the department’s telephone center and address queries accordingly
Prepare reports and presentations for internal communications
Requirements: Our HR administrative assistant position requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle sensitive information confidentially. Must be able to work in MS office applications, and must have excellent organizational, time-management, and teamwork skills.

Education/Experience: High School diploma/GED, an Associate’s Degree or completion of some college courses, and 1+ years related administrative experience. Experience will be accepted in lieu of education.

Residential Counselor

Employment Status: Full-time and Part-time Hours Available
Hours/Week: The following shifts are available:
Full-time 7a – 3p Monday – Friday
Part-time every other weekend 8a – 4p Saturday & Sunday
Part-time every other weekend 4p – 12a Saturday & Sunday
Part-time every other weekend 12a – 9a Saturday & Sunday
Part-time every other weekend 12p – 8p Saturday & 8a – 4p Sunday

Requirements: High School Diploma or GED and valid driver’s license
Job Description:
Part time direct support worker responsible for providing supervision and supports to assigned individuals in their home.
Description of Duties includes but are not limited to:
• Responsible for the safety and well-being of individuals
• Develops strategies to help clients overcome their limitations and individualizes strategies to provide for the needs of each person served
• Responsible for assisting clients with personal hygiene skills and tasks, including assisting with bathroom responsibilities, ensuring clients complete shaving, brushing teeth, bathing/showering, shampooing, and dressing appropriately for the weather and type of activities
• Plans and supports clients in daily activities, which may include but is not limited to, household chores, recreational activities, learning activities, physical fitness activities, and money management
• Serves as member of the individualized plan (IP) team and provides input to enable client(s) to develop their strengths and meet their goals
• Understands and follows all safety guidelines in accordance with each client IP, including but not limited to care plans, behavior plans, choking protocols etc.
• Administer daily medications
• Completes monthly data and other necessary paperwork

Residential Coordinator

Employment Status: Full-time with benefits

Requirements: High School Diploma or GED, 3+ years related experience and valid driver’s license. Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred (or experience in lieu of degree)

Job Description:
This is a full-time, hourly, supervisory level position. The incumbent is responsible for providing positive supports and supervision to persons with developmental disabilities with the goal of helping them achieve their highest level of independence and quality of life.
Description of Duties:
• Responsible for the safety and well-being of individuals
• Develops strategies to help clients overcome their limitations and individualizes strategies to provide for the needs of each person served
• Responsible for assisting clients with personal hygiene skills and tasks, including assisting with bathroom responsibilities, ensuring clients complete shaving, brushing teeth, bathing/showering, shampooing, and dressing appropriately for the weather and type of activities
• Plans and supports clients in daily activities, which may include but is not limited to, household chores, recreational activities, learning activities, physical fitness activities, and money management
• Serves as member of the individualized plan (IP) team and provides input to enable client(s) to develop their strengths and meet their goals
• Understands and follows all safety guidelines in accordance with each client IP, including but not limited to care plans, behavior plans, choking protocols etc.
• Administers daily medications
• Serves as the lead staff person in the home, assisting the Residential Director with staff supervision
• Tracks and reports any unacceptable staff behaviors to the Residential Director, including but not limited to tardiness, callouts, abuse, neglect, inadequate job performance, etc.
• Completes grocery shopping, menu planning and grocery supply budget; Follows the dietary needs of the individuals when planning and preparing meals and snacks
• Assists with the scheduling of staff coverage in the home and reviews and approves staff timesheets

Food Services Instructor/Driver

Employment Status: Full-time

Hours/Week: 40 hours per week

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday

Requirements: Experience in food service, clean and valid driver’s license. Experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.

Description of Duties:
• Serve as an instructor in the kitchen
• Provide supervision and training to individuals in food services environment
• Provide support as needed for individuals to complete assignments
• Prepare and serve food along with the individuals in the kitchen
• Manage all menus and meals prepared for the agency’s Day Program, catering and off site enclave location
• Implement the Child and Adult Food Care Program (CAFCP)
• Adhere to sanitation and safety procedures
• Implement Health Department codes
• Drive or aid on an agency bus run

Instructor 1-on-1/Driver

Employment Status: Full-time, 40 hours/week
Hours/Week: Monday – Friday day shift
Job Description: Direct support professional responsible for providing supervision and supports to assigned individual.

Description of Duties:
• Provide 1:1 supervision and training to assigned individual
• Assist the individual with accessing community events, social outings, recreational activities, etc.
• Provide support as needed to the individual to complete activities of daily living
• Provide instruction and training to enhance the individual’s work skills, communication skills, mobility skills, and social skills
• Assist the individual with feeding, toileting and vocational tasks
• Serve a member of the individualized plan team
• Complete monthly data
• Drives and/or aids on an agency bus and safely transports individuals

Requirement: A High School Diploma or GED, a valid and clean driver’s license, experience in human services preferred

If eligible*, please apply by completing a Job Transfer Form. For more information, please contact Nicole Dobelstein, Janelle Deshields, or Tammy Timmons @ 410-632-2382.

*Internal applicants- you must have worked in your current position for at least 6 months to be eligible.

Instructor / Driver

Employment Status: Full-time (40 hours/week)

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday

Requirements: HS Diploma/GED, valid and clean driver’s license

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Drives and/or aids on an agency bus
• Safely transports clients
• Serves as Instructor in assigned work area
• Provides on the job training and quality control to individuals
• Prepares and leads downtime activities as needed
• Works alongside the individuals to complete job tasks
• Ensures the safety and well-being of the individuals
• Assists individuals with activities of daily living

Department/Supervisor: Day Program / Day Program Assistant Manager

EOE

Internal applicants- you must have worked in your current position for at least 6 months to be eligible.

If eligible, please apply by completing a Job Transfer Form.

Personal Supports Facilitator

Part-time direct care professional responsible for providing supervision and supports to an assigned individual who lives in the community. The duties include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring the safety and well being of the individual
  • Providing 1:1 supervision and companionship to the individual
  • Assisting the individual in accessing community events, social outings, restaurants, church, recreation etc.
  • Providing life skill training; social skills, money matters, personal hygiene, grocery shopping, budgeting etc.
  • Serving as member of the individualized plan team

The requirements of the position are a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license. The openings for this position are usually part-time evening and/or weekend hours.

To apply, please download and print our employment application and mail it to:

WCDC
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 70
Newark, MD 21841

Or, you can stop by our office in Newark.

If you have questions, call Nicole Dobelstein @ 410.632.2382 x.122

WCDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Worcester County Developmental Center, Inc. assures that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex, as outlined by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.L. 100.259), be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity.