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Residential Group Home Counselor- Adolescent Female Facility

The Residential Shift Supervisor provides appropriate role modeling in a trauma-informed therapeutic environment that promotes the physical, mental and behavioral health of each resident and assists them in developing life skills. The Residential Shift Supervisor works as a part of a collaborative trauma informed therapeutic team, establishing open communications and support among co-workers. The team is comprised of clinical and non-clinical staff in the residential program.  The Residential Shift Supervisor is responsible for providing on-site management assistance to the Program Manager in quality assurance program services, personnel and administration. The Residential Shift Supervisor at Child & Family Services is directly accountable to the Program Manager who provides supervision and training.  The Residential Shift Supervisor is a non-exempt, hourly employee who at all times abides by the Agency’s confidential policies. Due to the nature of the workflow and level of responsibility the Residential Shift Supervisor maintains a flexible schedule, which may go beyond a forty-hour week. Due to the nature of the work and client needs, the Residential Shift Supervisor is considered a “direct care position.”

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall care of the residents; i.e. health and hygiene, education and social/emotional well-being while on duty or otherwise with clients in any off-shift or volunteer capacity.
  • Cultivate a trauma-informed environment by: understanding the short and long-term impacts of trauma and neglect; responding to the residents and their family/caretakers with empathy, sensitivity, and respect and; maintaining trauma-sensitive language and approaches in all interactions.
  • Collaborate in a consistent manner, as a member of the therapeutic staff team in exercising responsibilities and in such a way as to reinforce the residential philosophy and program protocols.
  • Supervise the interactions and activities of staff and residents. Ensure Active engagement in day-to-day structured and unstructured recreational activities, psycho educational groups, regular resident house meetings and life skill development and maintenance.
  • Implement both agency and individualized behavior management practices utilizing appropriate trauma-sensitive techniques to monitor, assess and document situations and client status.
  • Implement crisis intervention techniques in accordance with policy, procedure and agency training and ensure that non-violent physical interventions are implemented only in the event that a client is an immediate risk to self or others.

The Shift Supervisor must be available Evenings (4pm-12am) & Weekends. Shift Supervisors are also included in an On-Call rotation schedule, meaning they must have flexibility to work all shifts, including Overnights (12am-8am).

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in social work, health, human services, education, psychology or related field + 6months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents +supervisory experience in any field preferred, or Associates degree or 2 years of equivalent college experience + 12 months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents + supervisory experience in any field preferred, or High School diploma + 18 months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents + supervisory experience in any field preferred
Must be at least 21 years old

Must meet the following driving standards:

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license for at least 3 years.
  • Does not have more than two (2) moving violations in the last three (3) years
  • Does not have more than one (1) at fault accident in the last three (3) years
  • Does not have any Serious Violation in the last three years

Benefits Summary:

The competitive benefits program offered by Child & Family includes, but is not limited to:

Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
401(k) Plan
Life and long-term disability insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Worksite wellness programs
Generous paid leave
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

EOE/AAP/E-Verify Participant

Child & Family will not discriminate against any individual on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, color, race, creed, national origin, ancestry, religious persuasion, marital status, political belief, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations, genetic predisposition or genetic carrier status, or any other protected category under local, state or federal law, nor will anyone receive special treatment for those reasons, except for reasonable accommodation as required by law. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

C&F strives to achieve a workforce that includes representation of qualified affirmative action group members in proportion to the qualified and available target group workforce in the community that we serve.

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