Residential counselor for clients with intellectual disabilities

Parttime O.C. Katrinahof VZW in Care and welfare
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  • Post Date : February 23, 2023
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Job Description

Our mission

The Orthopedagogical Center KATR! NAHOF offers support to children, young people and adults with an intellectual disability and their families. In our services we strive for a permanent improvement of the quality of life for our clients by creating a growth-promoting climate in a homely atmosphere of coexistence, where our employees provide them with tailor-made care in connection with their living environment.

Because we are constantly expanding our activities, we are FROMENT! N looking for one liveaccompanist 32 hours a week for clients with an intellectual disability

Your assignment

FROMENT! N provides housing support to sixteen adults with an intellectual disability. Some residents have additional problems. We want to offer a home tailored to our residents with a focus on their possibilities and quality of life. We always monitor a good balance between ability and ability.

Your core assignment looks like this:

  • You set concrete development goals based on the individual support plan of each resident.
  • You guide our residents during outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, shopping, ...
  • You assist them with their personal care and hygiene.
  • You ensure the psychosocial well-being of each resident and you respond proactively and with the necessary empathy to possible problem situations.
  • You contribute to good cooperation with all stakeholders such as family members and other internal and external persons/services, ... and you maintain the necessary contacts for this.
  • You are responsible for reporting on all facets of support.

 Your profile

Your basic attitude corresponds to the vision and values of OC KATR! NAHOF: you act from an emancipatory attitude and an inclusive vision in which dialogue, cooperation and involvement in the whole are central.

You act client-oriented with the necessary authenticity, empathy and sense of responsibility.

You are used to working independently, without losing sight of teamwork.

You are strong in planning and organizing and you can motivate and guide others.

You communicate fluently in an open and pleasant manner.

You act in a controlled and solution-oriented manner during moments of crisis and you take the necessary initiative.

You can critically reflect on your own actions and you are open to feedback from colleagues.

You have experience in supporting people with intellectual disabilities.

You have a higher vocational education diploma or a professional bachelor's degree in socio-agogic work, preferably in the field of orthopedagogy.

You speak Dutch well

You get along well with the usual Office applications (word, excel, outlook) and the internet.

Our offer

An exciting and meaningful job in a nice and caring team.

We offer you a part-time 32/38 contract of indefinite duration with immediate start of service according to the pay scales of Joint Committee 319.01 (max. B1C) supplemented with the shift premiums applicable in our sector.

You are willing to work in a shift system: early shifts, late shifts and weekend work every 14 days. You can count on meals during working hours. You have one day off per week.

You are part of a team where intervision and supervision are possible and we provide you with the necessary training and guidance.

You can count on an attractive leave scheme with extra days of leave from the age of 35.

We provide an expense allowance for your commute.

Place of employment


5 Fromentin Street

2050 Antwerp


Send your motivation letter and CV with mention of the vacancy via e-mail to, GSM 0491 15 55 20.

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