Position title
Residential Counselors-Wainscott Site
Description

Our MH Program is seeking Residential Counselors for Full-Time, Part-Time, Overnight, and weekend shifts.

 

Responsibilities
  • Assist, supervise, support, counsel, include, and instruct individuals in every aspect of daily living skills, to promote independence, and to be viable, integrated, and productive individuals of their community
  • Educate and instruct program residents in areas of:
    1. Symptom Management
    2. Life safety training
    3. Health / socialization / sexuality training
    4. Communication skills
    5. Recreation and leisure skills
    6. Home care / eating / cooking skills
    7. Independent community living skills
    8. Cognitive skills
    9. Vocational / prevocational training
    10. Problem solving skills
    11. Substance Abuse prevention skillParticipate in the creation, and implementation, of person-centered treatment plans.
  • Respond to crises of distress. Be able to stay calm in a stressful environment. Assure that individuals do not injure themselves or others.
  • Document all data and paperwork correctly at one time. Complete regular documentation, on a computer-based program, for billing purposes.
  • Provide safe transportation for residents within the community, on appointments, etc.
  • Work well as a team member with supervisors and co-workers. Follow management’s instructions; initiate and precisely complete duties in a timely manner
  • Maintain the residence in a safe, clean, and stress-free manner.
  • Maintain all required trainings and certifications throughout employment

 

 

Qualifications
  • High School Diploma required and one year of experience working with mental health population preferred
  • Valid and clean New York State Driver’s License
  • Computer Skills and Analytical thinking required
Job Benefits

$1500 Sign-On Bonus!

Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

401k retirement plan

Life Insurance

Educational Tuition Assistance

Vacation/Personal/Sick Paid Time Off

Flexible Spending Account

 

Job Location
Date posted
February 6, 2020
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