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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Residential Counselor Job Description Template
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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