Residential Assistant

Youth Consultation Services Edison , NJ 08817

Posted 3 months ago

Dedicated. Compassionate. Inspiring. Rewarding.

These are just some of the words to describe what it's like working at YCS. YCS employees are devoted professionals who have a passion for helping children, adolescents and adults.

Do you share the same qualities?

Laurie Haven Psychiatric Children's Home is an intermediate-term residential facility for boys and girls ages 6-13 with behavioral challenges and mental health disorders.

Residential Assistants will be expected to provide positive support, caring assistance and responsible supervision. This position is expected to require a unique sensitivity on the part of the applicants to recognize and appropriately respond to clients who may have evidenced difficulties.

Duties include but not limited to: As a member of a therapeutic treatment team, duties include becoming familiar with the residents' treatment goals, carrying out expected interventions, observation and documentation of success, along with identifying current or suggesting new, therapeutic goals which may require attention by the treatment team.

Work Schedule: Wed-Fri 3p-11p Sun-Mon 3p-11pRequirementsMust be at least 21 years or older

Must have a valid driver's license
3-5 years of experience providing direct care to children with I/DD challenges in a behavioral health agency or institutional setting

H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. College preferred.

All new hires are required to attend a week orientation: Monday through Monday 8:45am-4:00pm, upon hire.

Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.

YCS is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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