Counselor - Part-Time Overnight (Residential Setting)

Mercy Haven Bay Shore , NY 11706

Posted 3 weeks ago

Residential Counselor

Part-time Overnight Schedule available at our Bay Shore location:

  • Thursday night from 9 pm to Friday morning 7 am

  • Friday night from 10 pm to Saturday morning 8 am

Mercy Haven of Islip Terrace, NY is looking to hire a Part-time Residential Counselor / Direct Support Professional (DSP) to provide support for individuals living at our Bay Shore location. Are you ready to establish your career in human services with a respected non-profit organization that provides opportunities for growth?

Do you thrive as part of a dedicated and motivated team? Are you passionate about creating positive change in your community? If so, please read on!

ABOUT MERCY HAVEN, INC.

Tonight more than 3,000 Long Islanders, including nearly 1,500 children, will have no place to sleep. Some live with mental illness.

Some suffer chronic substance abuse. Most want to get back on their feet, find jobs, join a community, but don't know where to begin. Since 1985, Mercy Haven, a non-sectarian, non-profit corporation, has been on a mission to acknowledge the dignity and potential of people who are homeless, living with mental illness, or living in poverty by providing housing, advocacy, education, and life skills development.

Every single one of our employees plays an essential part in this mission. We are committed to providing numerous opportunities for the continuing education and growth of our staff, both professionally and personally.

We take pride in having been named a Newsday Top Workplace for 2018. We offer competitive salaries and great benefits.

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR / DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)

As a Residential Counselor / Direct Support Professional (DSP), you assist individuals in developing independent living skills to increase their self-sufficiency, self-esteem, and self-worth. You provide hands-on training and assist with the activities of daily living as well as provide counseling, behavioral intervention, and crisis management. You are responsible for the administration of the community residence in the absence of the Assistant Administrator.

By coaching others in the areas of home maintenance and cleanliness, you ensure that the home is a healthy and safe environment. You provide transportation and accompany others as needed for shopping, medical appointments, recreational activities, and other outings.

You are meticulous about reporting any changes or concerns promptly, you keep up-to-date and accurate records of interactions and progress. You find the opportunity to participate in residents' lives very rewarding!

If any medical or psychiatric emergencies occur, you immediately notify the Assistant Administrator or Residential Administrator. You also get to participate in the planning, evaluation, and monitoring of individual service plans.

You advocate for residents' benefits and coordinate with local service providers. As you assist residents in accessing services and help plan for discharge, you find a great deal of satisfaction in their progress.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR A RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR / DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)

Bachelor's degree in human services or a related discipline and some experience such as a related internship working with people living with mental illness or other disabilities that require assistance in day-to-day living OR an associate's degree in human services and 3 years of related experience OR a high school diploma and 5 years of related experience

A valid driver's license and safe driving record are REQUIRED for this position.

Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills? Can you concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously?

Are you patient and calm but quick to respond? Do you have good judgment? Are you conscientious about following policies and procedures and discreet with confidential information? If so, then you might just be perfect for this position with our non-profit!

READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

If you feel that you would be the right for this Residential Counselor / Direct Support Professional (DSP) position at our non-profit human services organization, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Part-time Overnight Schedule available at our Bay Shore location:

  • Thursday night from 9 pm to Friday morning 7 am

  • Friday night from 10 pm to Saturday morning 8 am

Rate of pay: $12.00 - $13.75 per hour

JOIN A NEWSDAY TOP WORKPLACE FOR 2018

MERCY HAVEN IS COMMITTED TO A POLICY OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND WILL NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST AN APPLICANT OR EMPLOYEE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, GENETIC PREDISPOSITION, CREED, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AGE, MARITAL STATUS, VETERAN STATUS, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM STATUS, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.



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