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POSITION: Residential Counselor
SUPERVISOR: Residential Supervisor
General Description:Each counselor functions as support staff to the residents and home supervisor. The work shift assigned will determine the nature of responsibilities. In all cases, the counselor assists in self-help and daily living skills and services to fulfill the needs of the residents. In cooperation with guidelines from the home supervisor and core administrative staff, the counselor follows procedures, schedules, and activities necessary to maintain and enhance the well-being of our residents.
Responsibilities:Assistance, guidance and support in the normal daily activities to enhance individual skills. Areas include meals, laundry, cleaning, orderliness, personal hygiene, recreation, medical services, self-help skills, counseling, transportation, and socialization.
Shift Assignment:Evening Counselor: Assist manager in planning and implementing current and future activities, assist with evening meal; coordinates evening activities; helps residents settle in at night; present at key activities as needed; perform all assignments delegated by home supervisor; complete record keeping as instructed by supervisor; and supervise and secure a safe environment.
Morning Counselor: Assist residents at night as necessary; complete record keeping as instructed by supervisor; supervise all activities related to the preparation of breakfast; assist residents in skills needed in the morning routines, including dressing, cooking, serving, and clean up; assist residents with lunch preparation for workshop; communicate with supervisor and other staff on resident behavior, problems progress etc; communicate on dietary and house needs; perform all assignments delegated by home supervisor.
Weekend Counselor: (8-4 shift) generally supervises and assist all weekend activities; meals recreation, visits, sleep times, house chores, shopping. Communicates closely with supervisor and other staff members.
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