Residential Child Care Counselor
Company: Guiding Light Home for Boys
Location: Moreno Valley
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Description We are looking to fill multiple positions
including for full time, part time and on call staff. We are
seeking candidates to meet the states expectations and help expand
our agency. Candidates with a knowledge base of leadership is a
plus! Minimum 2 years Experience SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelors Degree in Human or Social Services, Sociology or
Psychology Preferred, or High School Graduate or equivalent. Must
be 21 years of age. Previous experience caring for children or
adults with intellectual and/or physical disabilities preferred.
Must be able to demonstrate competence in certain areas of
training, i.e., CPR, CPI, First Aid, Behavior Management; Driving.
Ability to recognize inappropriate or manipulative behavior in
difficult or challenging situations. Ability to calmly and
repetitively model appropriate behavior in difficult or challenging
situations. Ability to react to situations, i.e., rescue,
preventing a resident from hurting themselves. Valid California
Drivers license, clear driving record. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally
required to stand; sit; walk; use hands to finger; handle; reach
with arms and hands; stoop; kneel; crouch; crawl; talk or hear;
taste or smell. Must be able to lift and/or move at least 75 pounds
in order to assist in life skills, such as physical rescue, and
physical assistance. Specific vision abilities may include close
vision; color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Exposure to
outside weather conditions while working with residents. Noise
level in the work environment is usually moderate to occasionally
loud Standard Responsibilities: 1. Demonstrate competence in the
area of reading, writing and all means of communication. 2.
Maintain confidentiality. 3. Organize work and complete tasks in a
timely manner. 4. Contribute to teamwork and harmonious working
relations. 5. Use initiative and act independently. 6. Attend and
participate in required training sessions and department staff
meetings. 7. Report to work on time and on a regular basis. 8.
Conduct oneself in an ethical manner. 9. Treat residents and
employees with integrity and respect. 10. Maintain certain
standards of job performance and conduct. 11. Serve as a role model
for our residents. 12. Adhere to safety, hygiene, health, and fire
hazard guidelines; policies and procedures; mission and values. 13.
Abuse risk management: maintains a safe environment for those we
care. Understands their role as protector; recognizes and responds
to inappropriate interactions that may foretell abuse. Job Types:
Full-time, Part-time COVID-19 considerations: All staff and
visitors must wear mask properly at all times.
Keywords: Guiding Light Home for Boys, Moreno Valley , Residential Child Care Counselor, Other , Moreno Valley, California
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