Services for the Underserved

Therapeutic Center Counselor

Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
Category
Developmental Disabilities
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

Therapeutic Center Counselor

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide the highest quality of care and service to all guests
  • Maintain effective, positive, and quality operations at the center
  • Assist guests to achieve personal goals; work on behalf of guests to overcome barriers; respect guests' personal beliefs, choices, and interests
  • Provide appropriate assistance to promote health and wellness; communicate with medical professionals and record information regarding health events, conditions, and status
  • Administer medications according to physician instructions
  • Provide first aid/CPR and seek emergency medical care when needed
  • Help guests with ADL’s when necessary (eating, grooming, dressing, bathing, and toileting walking/maintaining stability)
  • Serve as role model and mentor, demonstrate desired behaviors, and coach guests using approved techniques and strategies
  • Use approved physical intervention techniques when necessary to protect guests
  • Maintain cleanliness of program
  • Drive company vehicle to transport guests to activities
  • Act in a professional manner and communicate effectively with others
  • Complete training programs, attend required meetings and follow all policies and procedures of the START center

 

Qualifications

 

• Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work or other human service related field and a minimum of 2 years' experience working with individuals with IDD and behavioral health needs

 

 

Company Overview

Join a team of employees who cares about the wellbeing of others. We believe in fostering a culture built on our core values: respect, integrity, support, maximizing individual potential and continuous quality improvement. S:US is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. S:US is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities, including allowance of the use of services animals. To request reasonable accommodation or if you believe such a request was improperly handled or denied, contact the Director of Recruitment.

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