Residential Counselor I / II LOD
Posted on: August 5, 2022
US-NY-BuffaloCategory Residential Care Mental HealthType Regular
Full-TimeFLSA Status Non-ExemptShift Varied ShiftsDepartment
ResidentialCorporation Name Living Opportunities of DePaul
(LOD)Overview$1,000 Sign On Bonus! Riverside Treatment Apartment
Program is looking for a full-time Residential Counselor to join
our team! Under the direction of the Residence Manager, Counselors
provide care, rehabilitative training, support and supervision for
the development and / or enhancement of community living skills to
residents. This full-time position is eligible for the following
benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance,
Life Insurance, Generous PTO & Paid Holidays, 403B, Employee
Discount Programs, and Staff Recognition Programs.The rate for the
Residential Counselor I position is $18/hour.The rate for the
Residential Counselor II position is $19/hour.Evening and Overnight
shifts will receive a $1 shift differential.Responsibilities
- Provide teaching, monitoring and recovery oriented supports in
accordance with OMH 593 and 595 including the following
rehabilitative services; Assertiveness/Self-Advocacy Training,
Community Integration/Resource Development, Daily Living Skills,
Health Services, Medication Management Training, Parenting
Training, Rehabilitative Counseling, Skill Development,
Socialization, Substance Abuse Services, and Symptom
- Ensure that each resident on his or her caseload receives
comprehensive planning in a person centered approach for; admission
(including the completion of admission notes), ongoing recovery
oriented services, and discharge.
- Observe, monitor, document, and report resident behaviors as
well as their progress in accordance with agency standards.
- Assist Residents in the preparation of nutritious meals,
including food preparation when needed.
- Assist in planning, implementation, and support of recreational
- Provide safe transporting of resident when needed.
- Complete household chores assigned by supervisor to maintain
cleanliness and safety standards.
- Supervise and document resident medications in accordance with
agency policies.Perform any other duties necessary for the
effective and efficient operation of the community residence.
QualificationsRC I: High school diploma or GED required. Human
services experience preferred. Driving record that meets agency's
"clean driving record policy".RC II: QMHS Standard. Bachelor's
degree in Human Services, or an Associate's degree in Human
Services with 3-years FT related paid experience, or a High school
diploma and 5 years related paid experience. Driving record that
meets agency's Clean Driving Record Policy.Work EnvironmentPlease
note, this position is Tuesday- Saturday with varied
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