Company: The Way Back, Inc.
Posted on: February 22, 2021
**FREE HEALTHCARE BENEFITS**Company Website:
www.thewayback.orgSince 1980, The Way Back, Inc. has provided
housing to people with mental illness. The Agency's mission is to
provide the resources to help people with psychiatric disabilities
reintegrate into the community and to assist them with their
recovery.Counselors provide support, education and supervision to
residents. Counselors evaluate resident needs, provide crisis
intervention, communicate with service providers, maintain records,
provide recreation, etc. This is a challenging and rewarding
position, with possible career advancement opportunities. There is
NO personal hygiene care involved (ie: toileting, showering,
etc.)Position Available: Full Time Residential Counselor (Overnight
Shift)Location: Cutchogue, NY (Out east on north fork of L.I, 25
min from Riverhead)Hours: Monday through Thursday 11:00 pm - 9:00
amCompensation: $15.68/hr (overtime rate $23.52/hr)Benefits: Union
Local 1102 member, Union Health Benefits (paid 100% by company if
employee only coverage, spouse & family coverage available at an
additional cost to the employee). PTO includes accrued vacation,
sick, 403(b) retirement plan.The counselor is responsible for the
support, education, and supervision of 10-14 clients located in our
Cutchogue Community Residence.General Job Duties:1. Evaluate
individual client needs and meet them.2. Provide daily supervision
to clients.3. Assess client's functional ability.4. Provide crisis
recognition and management.5. Supervise each client's medication
management.6. Retrieve, log in, and monitor clients' prescriptions
for accuracy and timely renewals.7. Conduct medication
inventories.8. Regularly communicate with service providers.9.
Assist clients with chore completion and room maintenance.10.
Accompany and oversee clients in food and petty cash shopping.11.
Coordinate menu planning and food/petty cash shopping lists.12.
Maintain client records.13. Implement service plan, service plan
reviews, and provide services according toagency procedures.14.
Establish Service Plan Review (SPR) meetings for primary
clients.15. Attend meetings in residence and community (day
programs. etc.)16. Prepare and conduct adult daily living skills
and recreation activities.17. Maintain communication with
supervisor, family and service providers.Skills Required:1. Ability
to complete work accurately and efficiently.2. Ability to
independently organize one's weekly and/or monthly tasks.3. Ability
to write legibly with grammatical accuracy.4. Ability to work on
diversified duties.Education and/or Experience REQUIRED:High School
Diploma with 1-3 years of experience. Associate's/Bachelor's degree
in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Human Services Highly
Preferred. Previous on-the-job experience in community residential
programs or counseling situation. Considerable knowledge of mental
illness required.Additional Job Requirements:Must have a car, valid
driver's license, and insurance. Must successfully complete
fingerprinting as required by the NYS Office of Mental Health.The
Way Back, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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