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Residential Counselor
Brooklyn Community Housing & Services, Inc.
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Post Date: Nov 18, 2013
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediate
Salary: 12.50 Per Hour
Location: US - New York - Brooklyn
Job Reference: RC-OMH
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Description
Responsibilities:   
As a member of a program that supports the development and maintenance of independent living skills for persons with mental illness, provides Psych Rehab and other support services to the residents in the Apartment Program.

Duties Include:

Documentation Activities:

1. Maintain logs on all activities relating to apartment safety and maintenance, apartment/residents inventory, apartment visits, skills training.

2. Maintaining progress notes on each resident.

3. Track all resident clothing expenses and submit valid receipts.

Program Activities:

1. Attend designated meetings such as: unit and staff meetings.

2. Attend case conferences and clinical meetings.

3. Work with residents and staff to plan special events.

4. Weekly visits to assigned apartments to maintain DLS services and cleanliness.

Client Services:

1. Provide skill building training per service plan such as:, apartment maintenance, (assisting clients with cleaning by providing hands-on assistance), teaching self care, personal grooming, assisting with laundry and shopping as needed, and other DLS services as identify in service plan.

2. Train residents in fire/safety procedures, such as: use of fire extinguishers, orderly fire drills, self-preservation, etc.

3. Escort residents to appointments to train in community integration and other related rehab services.

4. Participate in community meetings to aid staff to train residents in self-government.

Skills
Qualifications: High School Diploma or High School Equivalency required, A.A.S. preferred. Good interpersonal and communication skills necessary. Computer competent and detail oriented.

Notes
Submit resume and cover letter with salary history (attachments as MS word documents pelase for e-mail responses).


Contact Details
Name: BCHS, Inc. Attn: HR Dept.
Address: 105 Carlton Avenue
City: Brooklyn
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 11205
Country: United States
Ph: No Phone Calls Please.
FAX: 718-625-0635
Email: WendyJ@bchands.org




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