Residential Counselor Job Description

Residential Counselor Job Description

May 30th, 2019

Residential Counselors are responsible for supporting, guiding, and caring for groups of people living in shelters, rehabilitation centers, or assisted living facilities.

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We are seeking a dedicated Residential Counselor to join the staff of our rehabilitation center. You will be responsible for helping our clients with their day-to-day needs, such as housekeeping, meal preparation, and grooming, as well as providing emotional support and companionship.

To be successful as a Residential Counselor, you should have excellent emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills. Top candidates will be passionate about serving those in need.

Residential Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Assisting residents with their daily personal tasks.
  • Ensuring that residents abide by our rules and policies.
  • Organizing and facilitating group activities.
  • Supervising residents and ensuring their safety.
  • Providing residents with community resources.
  • Fulfilling any reasonable requests made by residences.
  • Working as a team to ensure residents receive the best quality of life possible.
  • Updating and maintaining reports on each resident.

Residential Counselor Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • Degree in Psychology or health-related field preferred.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant certification a plus.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Good conflict resolution and crisis management abilities.
  • High levels of patience, empathy, and respect.

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