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Residential Counselor

1208 S. 15th Street, 1208 S. 15th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America ● 2401 Penrose Avenue, 2401 Penrose Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America ● 521 Snyder Avenue, 521 Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America ● 756 S. 16th Street, 756 S. 16th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America ● 801 W. Girard Ave, 801 W. Girard Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #12
Friday, April 29, 2022

CATCH, Inc. requires all Employees to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and show proof of completed vaccine status at the time of hire. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccination due to a disability/medical reason or sincerely held religious belief you will be required to follow CATCH’s policy and process to apply for an exemption/accommodation.

VARIOUS SHIFTS: 8AM- 4PM, 4PM-12AM, 12AM-8AM

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Residential Counselor will provide direct support to the facility’s residents. All work is performed in accordance with CATCH policies and procedures, and professional mental health standards. The Residential Counselor will function as a member of the Residential Service Team with the following major responsibilities:

 

BRIEF OUTLINE OF DUTIES

  1. Assisting in developing and carrying out individual plans for clients and in preparing them to make transition to a more highly structured residential/treatment program.
  2. Providing counseling and training for clients in areas such as personal care, life skills, conflict resolution, etc.
  3. Facilitating interaction among clients and co-leading group activities.
  4. Assisting consumers with learning and achievement of activities of daily living.
  5. Completing all documentation as instructed.
  6. Accompanying consumers on off unit activities.
  7. Medication Administration certification may be required for Personal Care Homes.
  8. All other duties as assigned by Program Coordinator.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONS REQUIREMENTS

High School degree or GED required.  Advanced studies in a related area preferred. At least six months experience in a human services field is required. This experience must involve direct contact with individual(s) receiving services. Willingness to work a variable schedule with weekend and holiday rotation.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

Decision Making

Communication

Time Management

Team Oriented

Ethical Conduct

Problem Solving/Analysis

Thoroughness
 

WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE (IF APPLICABLE)

Must have an acceptable PA criminal history, FBI clearance and Child Abuse clearance done prior to hire.
 

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK


VARIOUS SHIFTS AVAILABLE 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must be physically able to: A) Assist client with personal hygiene; B) Assist with lifting client; C) Sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel and climb; D) Restrain clients in emergency situations

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CATCH Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CATCH Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. CATCH Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of CATCH’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Max Hiring Rate $16.00
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • 1208 S. 15th Street, 1208 S. 15th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • 2401 Penrose Avenue, 2401 Penrose Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • 521 Snyder Avenue, 521 Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • 756 S. 16th Street, 756 S. 16th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • 801 W. Girard Ave, 801 W. Girard Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America