Residence Counselor, ASL

Direct Care/Service Planning
Hudson Region
Posted 2 months ago

Program: Residential Services/Nanuet
Full-time, benefits eligible, 40 hrs/wk
Friday – Tuesday, 3pm – 11pm

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 in Deaf Culture required. Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL). Experience working with diverse populations recovering from mental illness preferred. Good written and verbal communication skills. 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

AgencyMental Health Association of Rockland County

How To Apply:

If interested in position, please mail or fax resume to: Mental Health Association Human Resources 140 Route 303 Valley Cottage, NY, 10989 Fax #:        845-268-3461 E-Mail:     careers@mharockland.org Website:  mharockland.org