IRTS Residential Assistant

Youth Consultation Services Paterson, NJ

Seeking candidates to work in a therapeutic program for adolescents.

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, include becoming familiar with the residents' treatment goals, carrying out expected interventions, observation and documentation of success, along with identifying current or suggesting new, therapeutic goals which may require attention by the treatment team. RequirementsMust have and maintain valid driver's license.

IRTS employees are required to have a Bachelor's degree

Three (3) - five (5) years of relevant full-time work experience in Mental Health, Human Services or related field working with children, adolescents; degree in social work, psychology, family counseling, or related field.

YCS - Kilbarchan IRTS, Paterson, NJ.

Work Schedule: Friday and Saturday 11:00 PM - 07:00 AM; Saturday and Sunday 03:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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

The benefits our career professionals enjoy:

In addition to a rewarding career that lets you help shape children's futures, YCS provides a competitive compensation package, benefits include:

* Medical, dental and vision

* Paid time off (Holidays, Sick Time, Vacation, Personal)

* Life insurance/Disability benefits/ Health and wellness programs

* 403 (B) savings and investment plan

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. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring manager for next steps in the selection process.

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