Youth & Family Counselor Overnight Relief
Job Type: Hourly (1.00 hours per week)
Job Code: 5884
Location: Saco 04072
About SweetserAs part of our dynamic, growing organization, you can help make a difference in the lives of the children, adults and families of Maine. A nationally recognized and accredited leader, we have the resources to help you excel: competitive salaries, a wide range of benefits and a motivated team of more than 700 employees. Find out how Sweetser can make all the difference in your career!
About the Position
Maintains a safe and effective milieu by participating in the provision of a structured, therapeutic environment in which families can safely work on their treatment issues.
Schedule: Relief Awake Overnights
Location: Saco Campus
The Ideal Candidate Would
· Ensure safety of residents during night hours by maintaining a wakeful presence and by conducting and documenting ten (10) minute staggered bed checks
· Provide Direct Care to clients by using the prescribed treatment strategies and observining and monitoring behaviors.
· Assist in developing and accomplish an effective crisis plan.
· Provide assistance to clients by creating and following developmentally appropriate recreational activities. Maintain records by ensuring complete and accurate daily logs, and documenting medication and other written reports as required.
· Set and maintain professional boundaries with language, attire and interactions.
· Assist by following proper TCI (Therapeutic Crisis Intervention) procedures, including preventative behavior supports and physical interventions.
- High school diploma or GED with the ability to work with difficult-to-manage youth.
- Third shift experience preferred.
- Clean Driver's license.
- A reliable vehicle and the organization's minimum auto insurance coverage are also required.
- Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with other professionals on behalf of youth and their families.
- Capacity to develop a professional orientation to child care.
- Able to relate to children with warmth and understanding, and have the ability to identify the needs and problems of children.
- Access to the Employee Assistance Program.
- Eligible to participate in the 403(b) retirement plan.
What Our Clients Are Saying
I am so proud to be a part of the Sweetser team, and with my recent return to the organization, feel like I've come home to family again. I started working for Sweetser about 15 years ago as an ed tech in the School, under Gail Lawrence. I then worked at the School in Windham under Tom Bouchard....