Residential Counselor

Residential Counselor


Healthcare - Allied Health


Staten Island, New York

Employment Type



Large and well known social services agency in Staten Island is seeking a Residential Counselor for their program working with the mentally ill population. This role will be a rewarding experience for a compassionate and caring individual. Competiti

Compensation : $23 - $25
Job ID : 27867

Job Function:

  • Assist in planning and carrying out weekend and evening recreational activities with residents.
  • Case management of clients as assigned by the Program Manager.
  • Working with residents to attain skills of daily living, i.e. grooming, dressing, meal planning and preparation, shopping, travel, budgeting, health care, social and recreational skills.
  • Record keeping responsibilities as indicated by Agency Policy and Procedures. All program staff may record in individual cases records as required by events, interactions or plans.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the community residence environment according to the program design and the individual and collective needs of residents.
  • Supervise the distribution of medication to residents and track such with shift and weekly counts as indicated
  • Draft the resident’s comprehensive service plan, providing information regarding the resident.
  • Facilitate the formal involvement of the resident in discussing the service plan.
  • Present descriptive material at rounds or other meetings or conferences relative to the recent functioning of the client.  

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Experience or training relevant to helping the mentally ill.

Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.





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