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Full Time
Schenectady, NY


Residential Youth Counselor - Schaeffer Children's Shelter


Residential Counselor - Schaffer Children's Shelter - Schenectady, NY
Base pay rate is $17

$1,000 Sign on Bonus for Full-time *
**will receive first half of sign on bonus after completing 90 days of employment and will receive the second half after completing 6 months of employment**

Residential Youth Counselors are responsible for providing provide everyday therapeutic care and programming according to agency policy and governing bodies' (DSS, OMH, JCAHO, etc.) standards and requirements for pre-school, latency, and adolescent clients who are emotionally disturbed.
   » Engage the youth in activities and conversation that are age appropriate and at the appropriate developmental level
   » Document in writing a summary of each shift
   » Lgain the history and specific issues connected with the youth who requires 1:1; will lgain how to safely manage any crisis
   » Seek and obtain training in any particular area specific to the youth who requires 1:1care
   » Transport 1:1 client for medical, mental health, and other essential needs
   » Must be able to work within trauma informed framework of program, including identifying and using coping/safety plans, maintaining
   » Engage and form positive relationship with all youth served
   » Complete all mandatory trainings according to programmatic guidelines
   » Display basic competency in TCI techniques
   » Follow outlined program routines, therapeutic plans of youth, and program rules and protocols
   » Work as part of a team including colleague residential counselors, clinicians, on line oncall, managers, and other administrative and functional support staff
   » Maintain respectful and appropriate communication with internal and external customers,including county workers, medical staff, parents etc.
   » Complete and maintain documentation to meet programmatic and regulatory standards
EDUCATION and/or practice
Associates degree preferred; HS degree required.
Valid Driver License is required

If you've got the talent, drive and desire to make a real difference in your community, you need to be a part of Northern Rivers Family of Services. We're a family of human service agencies united in our passion to help the children, adults, and families of the Capital Region and beyond.
Our employees receive a generous time off and health care package, tuition reimbursement, loan repayment assistance, free training/CEU opportunities, flexible work schedule, and much more!
Apply today to become part of our team!
Northern Rivers is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All candidates will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or discapability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or candidates because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee



Job Category: Health Services [ View All Health Services Jobs ]
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Job Location: Schenectady, NY, Other
Address: Schenectady, NY
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 05/23/2022 / Viewed 16 times
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