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Legacy Treatment Services Residential Counselor – Hunter in Mount Holly, New Jersey

Residential Counselor – Hunter

Program:

Hunter Community Residence for Children

Location:

Mount Holly, New Jersey

Position:

Residential Counselor

Contact:

Heather Mann, Program Manager, atHMann@legacytreatment.org

Duties:

Located within the local community of Mount Holly and adjacent to our Main Campus, this Treatment Program serves five boys ages 12-18. The integrated approaches include cognitive behavioral therapy, psycho-dynamic and psycho-education treatment. These approaches are applied concurrently in order to provide residents, staff and caregivers with a common language and understanding of the treatment provided.

The Residential Counselor will assist in providing a safe environment and positive residential treatment program within the residence. Assist in maintaining a positive, strength-based, developmentally appropriate therapeutic environment that is in keeping with the values and clinical treatment philosophy of Legacy Treatment Services.

  • Keep vision of Consumers in home setting or as assigned

  • Participate in therapeutically designed home and recreational activities

  • Adhere to all Agency policies and procedures, licensing and accreditation standards

  • Attend all required house, program and Agency meetings

  • Provide all necessary documentation of Consumer behavior and interventions attempted, using approved Legacy format

  • Participate as an active member of the Treatment Team

  • Actively engages in all pre crisis and crisis interventions seeking to establish a positive outcome.

  • Participate in quality improvement activities, including incident/accident/grievance review, peer record review, satisfaction surveys, program evaluation and quality improvement projects at the program level

  • Participate in the house behavior modification system

  • Assist with the transportation of Consumers in Agency vehicles

  • May serve as a primary advocate for up to three Consumers

  • Additional related duties as assigned by the Adolescent Residential Services Management Team

  • May be required to work at alternate locations based on staffing needs

Your driver’s license must be in good standing, with no recent suspensions or violations of careless/reckless driving or excessive speeding of more than 10 MPH, and no more than 2 moving violations within the last 3 years.

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in a social science, psychology, education, child development or other closely related fields or, in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree, High School Diploma or GED and minimum of three (3) years’ experience working as a child care staff in a residential treatment center. Demonstrated computer skills and ability to work in multiple computer systems/environments.

Hours:

Part time positions available. Must be able to work weekends, nights and holidays.

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