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Residential Counselor (Swing Shift) On-Call 

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Description

Job Summary:

The Residential Counselor is responsible for daily operations of the program milieu, assuring a safe, structured, and therapeutic environment that allows for participants’ growth. The Residential Counselor is also responsible for safety practices, enforcing and monitoring policy and procedures. These duties may also include assisting participants with administration of their medications, and overseeing the daily living skills such as health, wellness, and hygiene of the participants and managing schedules or appointments.

The Residential Counselor builds relationships with participants who have complex lives that may include drug and alcohol use. The Residential Counselor will provide services within a strengths-based, culturally-sophisticated, family-friendly environment that values respect, accountability, compassion, excellence, diversity, innovation, and integrity.

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Swing Shift Schedule: Wednesday: 2:00 pm to 4:00 am

Thursday: 12:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Friday: 12:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Saturday & Sunday: 3:00 pm to 12:30 am

 
Position Requirements

Qualifications:

Required

  1. High School Diploma or GED.
  2. Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends when needed.
  3. Ability to work as part of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary mental health team.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of the developmental milestones of children or youth.
  5. Demonstrated ability to utilize de-escalation techniques that align with the trauma informed care model as part of intervention strategy for working with participants in crisis who are responding to triggers/stressors and/or demonstrating early indicators of distress.
  6. Clean driving record; current CA Driver’s License required, or ability to obtain within 10 days after hired.
  7. Basic computer and keyboarding competence with the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time On-Call  
Req Number SOC-19-00074  
Location FFYC - Berkeley  
About the Organization Based in Oakland, California, Fred Finch Youth Center works with young people facing multiple challenges, including homelessness, economic disadvantage, mental health and cognitive disabilities, and histories of significant trauma and loss. Many have experienced abuse; live at or below the poverty line; are growing up in foster care, and are seeking to make their way in the world as independent, strong young adults. Despite their circumstances, these young people possess numerous strengths including tenacity, kindness, and the ability to strive for a brighter future. Committed to the notion that no one is without hope, no matter how desperate their circumstances may appear, Fred Finch staff helps each person we serve find and build upon their strengths so they may reach their potential and lead meaningful, fulfilling lives.

Founded in 1891 as an orphanage, today's Fred Finch Youth Center operates 24 programs in California including mental health, housing, education, and independent living services, providing a pathway to healing and self-sufficiency. Our 127-year history and strong track record have made Fred Finch Youth Center a recognized leader in the treatment of children and families.



FFYC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer who does not discriminate and follows all regulations under the Act as well as all the regulations under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act.



Fred Finch Youth Center partners with contracted providers to provide mental health services to residents of the following counties:

* Alameda County * Contra Costa County * Fresno County * Los Angeles County * Merced County * Napa County * Orange County *Placer County * Sacramento County * San Diego County * San Mateo County * Santa Clara County


















 

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