Inperium Doylestown, PA, USA
Aug 01, 2018Full time
Mathom House of Edison Court is seeking positive, energetic Youth Counselors to provide supervision, guidance, mentoring, and direction to our residents. Mathom House’s residential treatment facility is dedicated to providing responsive and innovative care to adolescent males through a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates counseling, education, recreation, and life skills instruction. The primary objective of the residential treatment facility is the successful reintegration of a client into his family and/or home community. This is best accomplished by drawing on the strengths and resources of each resident, in partnership with his family, in developing a vision: reality-based outcomes with reasonable and achievable goals. Our Youth Counselors play an integral role in realizing this objective. Responsibilities : Youth Counselors demonstrate a variety of counseling, communication, and parenting skills, which support the formation of trusting, supportive relationships with the residents. Maintain safety and security of residents and facility. Actively supervise residents during academic instruction, recreational activity, in the community, and in common areas of the facility. Collaboratively create residential behavioral goals in conjunction with clinical staff and case manager. Create and maintain electronic health records (EHR) and other documentation and reports to record residents’ progress toward behavioral goals, document incidents, and communicate with other staff. Youth Counselors will be trained in accordance with our structured program policies and procedures. Qualifications : Associates degree in a human services related field is required. Bachelor's degree in a human services related field is preferred. At least one year previous experience or internship with direct care of children/adolescents preferred but not required. Basic computer skills. Must pass criminal history (including FBI) and child abuse history clearances. Must possess a valid driver's license. The program operates 24/7; therefore, this position requires rotational shift work (8:00am-4:00pm; 4:00pm-12:00am; 12:00am-8:00am). Assigned shifts may vary, allowing for a highly flexible schedule. About Us and What We Offer You : Edison Court is dedicated to providing residential, transitional, and outpatient services in line with best practices to promote recovery and resiliency for those experiencing behavioral challenges. We offer an excellent pay and benefits package including: 2 weeks paid time off in the 1st year of employment, 4 weeks in 2nd year Health Insurance Dental Insurance Prescription Drug Plan Vision Care Life Insurance Short Term Disability Insurance FMLA 401k with discretionary contributions by the organization Eligible to join the Bucks County Employee’s Credit Union Extensive training, professional development, and opportunity for advancement Wealth of experience in the juvenile justice and forensic psychology fields Edison Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Edison Court to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.