Residential Assistant

Youth Consultation Services Farmingdale, NJ
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These are just some of the words YCS employees use to describe their work experience here at YCS. YCS employees are dedicated professionals who have a passion for helping children, adolescents and young adults.

Do you share the same passion?

Sayre House is a psychiatric community home for girls ages 12-15, specializing in Trauma Focused Cognitive behavioral Therapy.

Currently seeking Full-Time Residential Assistant - Farmingdale, NJ

Seeking candidate to work in an exciting new trauma-focused therapeutic program for teenage females. Applicants will be expected to provide positive support, caring assistance and responsible supervision.

This position is expected to require a unique sensitivity on the part of the applicants to recognize and appropriately respond to teenage females who may have evidenced difficulties.

Staff will be expected to assist the teenagers' development and trust in adults, through the use of positive reinforcement and praise.

As a member of a therapeutic treatment team - duties also include:

Becoming familiar with the residents' treatment goals, carrying out expected interventions, observation and documentation of success.

Identify current or suggesting new therapeutic goals which may require attention by the treatment team.

Work Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday 3:00 PM - 11:00 PMRequirementsMust be at least 21 years or older

Must have a valid driver's license

3-5 years of experience providing direct care to youth in a behavioral health agency or institutional setting

Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. College preferred.

YCS - Farmingdale, NJ.

All new hires are required to attend a week orientation: Monday through Monday 8:45am-4:00pm, upon hire.

Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.

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