Company: SCO Family of Services
Posted on: June 6, 2021
MINIMUM RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrates good judgement and
decision making in the application of agency philosophy policies
and procedures. Maintain a positive, safe and healthy environment
in which residents will be exposed to meaningful living experience.
Maintains an awareness of each resident's emotional, physical and
spiritual needs and refers her to other team members (when
necessary) to meet those needs. Provides immediate therapeutic
crisis, intervention in order to provide structure and discipline
in line with policies. As a member of the treatment team
contributes to the formulation of individual treatment plans for
each resident though the submission of written reports, and
participation in meetings. Carries out treatment plans where
appropriate. Implementations of recreational, wellness and
transition activities that make leisure time a positive, rewarding
experience. Provides for celebrations of special events in group
life (Birthdays, Discharges, etc.). See to the daily care and
cleanliness of living unit. Supervises resident's personal hygiene
routines, management of clothing, care of supply and equipment.
Teach daily living and socialization skills. Completes daily log,
child care monthly progress notes, and informational reports,
Incident/Accident reports, documenting all significant events in an
accurate and timely manner. Follows proper procedures for reporting
damage, or physical plant needs. Conducts' clothing inventories and
arranges for shopping trips. Orientates new admission to
residential program. Provides transportation of residents for
recreational trips, medical appointments, train runs etc. in agency
vehicles with prior approval. Attends in service training sessions,
staff meetings, and seminars as required by the agency for
continued growth and development of skills. Adheres to agency
discipline policy and implements the restriction system within the
guidelines established. Prepares and assists residents in the
preparation of weekend meals. Serves as a role model for residents
maintaining values such as integrity, dignity, self-control,
honesty and self-respect. Performs other duties as assigned.
Salary: 11.74/hr-13.96/hr based on education and work experience.
Schedule: 5 days week includes Saturday and Sunday (3pm-11pm).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma required, college
degree preferred Ability to care for children. Valid N.Y.S. Drivers
License. Acceptable clearance checks for State Central Register,
Driver license and fingerprinting as required by the program.
Compliance with health regulations for physical/mantoux testing.
This position requires successful completion of Therapeutic Crisis
Intervention (TCI) training, which includes a written test and
demonstration of the competency to perform physical restraints, as
specified by the program and regulatory body. Additionally, staff
must successfully complete all required TCI refreshers in order to
maintain continued employment.
Keywords: SCO Family of Services, New Rochelle , Residential Counselor, Other , Westbury, New York
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