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Counselor Direct Care Staff ( PM Shift ) Group Home Residential ( STRTP )

Company: La Cheim School, INC.
Location: El Sobrante
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description : Counselor Care Staff are responsible to ensure adequate treatment and supervision for our clients in the 24-hour continuum, to meet Community Care Licensing regulations as to STRTP coverage, and to support the STRTP Program through increased communication and continuity of treatment. Summary of Responsibilities: Provide general supervision of clients in accordance with the policies of the facility and Trauma Informed Principles. Support the needs of the clients in a culturally and linguistically responsible manner. Document mental health interventions occurring on PM shift on Shift Exchange Report, and the Electronic Health Record System; and collect other health and outcome data as required. Prepare meals and maintain a clean, tidy and safe environment at the residence. Ensure clients are at home by designated curfew and prepared for night time procedures including appropriate hygiene and dress, and assisting with administering prescribed medications, etc. Conduct evening check-ins with clients, addressing any concerns. Assign and supervise the clients in various daily maintenance tasks expected of them (i.e., cleaning room, making beds, dusting furniture, mopping floors, assisting in mealtime setup and cleanup procedures). Transport clients to appointments, work or community group outings and designated locations ensuring compliance with transportation rules and ensuring proper upkeep of the van. Check-in with day Staff, read shift exchange, and Incident Reports to be aware of the resident's status. Assist clinicians with directing clients during family sessions and group work supervising clients during evening outings and events. Participate in check-in group to ensure adequate reporting of resident's concerns during the day and resolving any conflicts from the school program or occurring on the van ride. Conduct 30 minute rounds throughout the shift. Attend assigned STRTP Weekly Staff Meetings and Supervision each week; and Proactively support the maintenance of an inclusive and respectful working environment. Some work weekends and holidays may be required. Provides verbal and non-verbal crisis de-escalation and intervention for clients. As directed by the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee, collect information on an ongoing basis to aid in quality improvement measures to improve policies, practices, and client satisfaction. In the absence of the Facility Manager, serve as designated Facility Manager for the shift. Other duties as described in the STRTP Direct Care Staff job description and as directed by STRTP Facility Manager and Administrator T raining : Ongoing training and certifications of completion of training will be provided by the organization. New Direct Care Staff shall complete a minimum of 24 hours of initial training and 40 hours of annual training thereafter. Training includes but not limited to CPR/First Aid, Pro Act Restraint Training, Medication Procedures and Trauma Informed Care and other Evidence based practices. Minimum Requirements: Direct care staff shall meet ONE of the following requirements prior to employment: Have previously been employed as a staff or volunteer at a STRTP or Short-term residential therapeutic center for at least one year; OR Foster and Kinship Care Education and have at least 100 hours of experience working with youth; OR Have a valid Vocational Training Certificate, credential or documentation demonstrating that the individual is a trade journeyperson who instructs children in vocational skills and have at least 100 hours of experience working with youth; OR Have a valid certificate as an Alcohol Counselor, Drug Counselor or Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and have at least 100 hours of experience working with youth; OR Have completed 12 semester units of Early Childhood Education, or Adolescent Development, OR A valid Child Development Teaching Permit; OR A Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree; OR Have relevant experience as determined by the Department of Social Services to meet any of the above requirements. Desired Qualifications: Previous experience interacting with youth in a collaborative manner utilizing and incorporating Trauma Informed Care Principles. Team orientated personality. Employment Type: Part Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: La Cheim School, INC., San Francisco , Counselor Direct Care Staff ( PM Shift ) Group Home Residential ( STRTP ), Other , El Sobrante, California

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