Overnight Residence Counselors (2)

Direct Care/Service Planning
NYC Region, Hudson Region
Posted 3 weeks ago

Mental Health Association in Rockland County
Residential Services/Nanuet and Garnerville
Friday – Tuesday, midnight – 8am, ASL preferred at Nanuet
40 hours//week; benefits eligible; 4 weeks vacation

Responsibilities: Provide daily supervision and support to adults recovering from mental illness and residing in community-based congregate settings. Serve as a role model, providing a home-like atmosphere in which dignity and respect enhance each person’s existence. Other duties include but are not limited to: participate in person centered service planning and provide restorative services for each resident; supervise and teach (through demonstration) food and meal preparation; supervise self-medication program; respond immediately to emergency situations by following emergency procedures; maintain electronic health record and other required paperwork; plan, implement and participate in recreational activities; attend and complete all MHA or state sponsored In-Service Training Programs related to position, program or agency goals; maintain a clean and safe environment and transport residents in Agency vehicle to community appointments, shopping, etc., as requested.

Requirements: High School graduate or equivalent with some college coursework or experience in Human Services. Experience working with diverse populations recovering from mental illness preferred. Good written and verbal communication skills. Experience with Microsoft Word. Knowledge of American Sign Language and Deaf Culture preferred. Valid driver’s license and ability to drive program vehicles in a manner that provides safe transportation to program residents.

EOE
Due to the high number of applicants, only successful candidates will be notified.

Job Features

Job CategoryNonprofit, Full Time, Direct Care
AgencyMental Health Association of Rockland County

How To Apply:

These overnight positions are NOT sleeping positions.  Once we receive and review the resumes, we will be reaching out to those candidates whose skills and qualifications match our job.  Thank you for your interest in MHA Rockland!