Residential Counselor II Strtp - VTC Redding

North Valley School - Redding Redding , CA 96001

Posted 2 months ago

Company Victor Treatment Centers Location Redding, CA

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Residential Services Supervisor (RSS), the Residential Counselor II is responsible for the care and supervision of the severely emotionally disturbed children (residents) assigned to the facility in accordance with the mandates of public law, state regulations and Agency operating plans. The Residential Counselor II acts as the facility manager and assists the RSS/STRTP Administrator in the management of the residential facility.

Essential Functions:
1.Ensures the safety of youth through direct supervision.
2.Oversees the implementation of trauma informed interventions with all youth and can effectively manage crisis.
3.Responsible for responding to crisis and ensuring all required reporting is completed.
4.Oversees daily activities of youth and ensures implementation of the Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Program's (STRTP) operating plan.
5.Oversees the passing, documenting, and monitoring of the use of medications by youth.
6.Oversees facility documentation such as Special Incident Reports (SIR), Shift Summaries, Restraint Logs, and Communication Notes.
7.Trains, leads, and directs work of Residential Counselors (RCs).
8.Assures adequate staff coverage for the houses and arranges for emergency coverage.
9.Participates as an active member of the treatment team and attends assigned events and meetings.

Minimum Required Education and Experience:
1.Must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university -or- two years of full-timeexperience working with the population served -or- two years of experience workingin a group home or STRTP.

Position/Program Requirements:
1.Must possess a valid California driver's license, personal automobile insurance and clean driving record.
2.Must be physically and mentally fit. Must be willing to complete a Tuberculosis (TB) and drug screening test.
3.Must be willing to complete a personal background investigation conducted by the State of California.
4.Requires the ability to think and act quickly in emergencies; effectively deal with personal danger; maintain mental capacity, exercise sound judgment and rational thinking. Must be able to work safely and respectfully with seriously emotionally disturbed children who may become violent, and physically and verbally offensive.

Physical Requirements:
1.Must be able to work in an office or outdoor environment including standing, walking, and running, sitting for extended periods of time, bending, twisting, reaching, balancing, occasional carrying and lifting up to 50 pounds.
2.Must be physically able to perform Pro-Act Restraint Techniques, CPR and First Aid as trained.
3.Requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
4.Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time in a vehicle for traveling up to 100 miles driving distance.

Pay Range: $18.75 - $20.88


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