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Residential Counselor II

Company: Comhar Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Description:***Effective October 15, 2021, all employees/contractors/interns/volunteers are required to provide our office with proof of COVID vaccination.****Residential Counselor Salary:$15.75/HRResidential Counselor Shifts:

  • Saturday-Sunday: 7AM-3PM- 2 Opening (Part-Time)
  • Saturday-Sunday: 3PM-11PM- 2 Opening (Part-Time)
  • Monday-Friday: 3PM-11PM- 2 Opening (Full-Time)COMHAR's Community Residential Rehabilitation Services (CRRS), located in the Kensington section of North Philadelphia, are a homelike environment providing clients with the maximum possible opportunity for independence and self-determination within a structured living situation. CRRS provides a range of educational activities, both inside and outside the residence, designed to improve daily living skills. Counselors assist clients with identifying their goals and working with individuals or as groups to assist them with attaining identified life, social or recreational skills, which are consistently addressed and reinforced. Emphasis is placed on establishing positive interpersonal relationships with other clients and counselors through weekly community meetings promoting healthy social interaction, and many clients partake in COMHAR day services to further their social and emotional development. .Our CRRS is now looking for Full-Time Residential Counselor II who will be responsible for the supervision and required case management of CRRS clients while in residence at the site. Be knowledgeable of current CRRS regulations and follow them in the program.Residential Counselor Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for communication on and between shifts of client information and supervisory directives
    • Deliver quality and consistent individual and group activities, i.e., counseling sessions, hours meetings, supervising residents' chores, monitoring medications, activities of daily living(shopping, meal preparation, cooking, personal hygiene, laundry), social and leisure skills.
    • Ensures safety and security of the facility including COMHAR property, valuables, medication storage, client funds, tokens/transpasses, petty cash, client rents, and crisis management.
    • Maintains involvement in the development and review of residential service plans, psychosocial evaluations and annual reviews.
    • Maintains required or requested timely and accurate chart documentation such as progress notes, residential service plans, house logs, incident reports, medication checklist, chore/meal schedules, etc.
    • Ensure compliance to all internal and external regulations, policies, and procedures, e.g., confidentiality, client rights, call-out procedures, health and safety, HIPAA, compliance, etc.
    • Promote continuity of program activity through the maintenance of proper channels of communication through a team approach to comprehensive services, i.e., supervision and staff meeting attendance as requested.
    • Participates in all mandatory training at hire and annually, e.g., confidentiality, fire safety, infection control, crisis prevention/intervention, suicide prevention, cultural awareness, disaster training, driver training, medication monitoring, safety and emergency proceduresResidential Counselor Physical Demands:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear others and accurately interpret speech and sounds. Frequently required to stand; walk; climb and descend stairs. Required to use hands and arms to reach, hold and carry objects. Required to sit; stand, maintain balance; occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception & ability to adjust optical focus for reading, driving, general observation and for all safety needs.Requirements:Residential Counselor Requirements:
      • Associates degree in human services or
      • High school diploma/G.E.D. plus 6 months to 1 year related mental health experience.
      • Valid PA driver's license required.***Effective October 15, 2021, all employees/contractors/interns/volunteers are required to provide our office with proof of COVID vaccination.We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace. COMHAR, Inc. is a not-for-profit community based health and human service organization founded in 1975. We do not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, past or present receipt of disability-related services or supports, marital status, veteran status, or any other class of persons protected by federal, state or local law.Compensation details: 15.75-15.75 Hourly WagePIb25515487d28-31191-31672554

Keywords: Comhar Inc., Philadelphia , Residential Counselor II, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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