Position Title:            Counselor I  (Full -Time)

Department:              Children’s Residential Programs

Supervisory Functions:       none

Supervised By:         Program Director

 

Job Summary:           This person works directly with residents teaching new skills and helping residents who exhibit challenging behaviors. This person assists residents in completing routines including bathing, toileting, and dressing and is responsible for documenting programs, behavior charts, and log notes.  This person is responsible for supervising the residents, ensuring a clean safe environment, and participating in community teaching and recreation activities.  This position includes case management responsibilities for at least one client.  This person writes treatment plans and incident reports and is responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing skill and behavior programs for at least one client.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uphold the mission, values, policies and procedures of Roundup Fellowship.
  • Supervise residents at home and in community settings ensuring their safety.
  • Assist residents to complete daily routines and programs.
  • Intervene in behavior management as indicated in individual crisis intervention and behavior modification programs.
  • Perform case management responsibilities for at least one client including writing treatment plans, quarterly reports and crisis interventions, developing programs to meet treatment plan goals, coordinating resources, and ensuring proper program documentation in all file systems.
  • Maintain frequent and professional communication with supervisors, family members, schools, therapists, and other professionals or significant others.
  • Complete appropriate documentation including log notes, communication notes, and incident reports.
  • Perform basic cleaning duties to maintain a safe and healthy environment.
  • Participate in meetings and training as scheduled or requested by supervisor.
  • Administer medication as prescribed following proper procedures.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisors.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum age of 21.
  • High school graduate (or equivalent) and one year experience in human services OR  Two years of college level course work.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English Language for required paperwork, testing, and professional communication.
  • Ability to operate a computer utilizing Microsoft Office.
  • Colorado Driver’s license and the ability to drive a 10 passenger vehicle.
  • Satisfactory central registry and CBI record check.
  • Ability to do simple math calculations and analyze data.
  • Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure while dealing with a variety of emotions and frustrations.
  • Requires scheduling flexibility.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with respect and tact in order to give, receive, and analyze information, formulate plans, prepare materials.

  

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Requires sufficient range of physical strength, endurance, and mobility to assist in personal care of resident, household activities and behavioral interventions.
  • Requires adequate range of hearing and vision to properly supervise residents.
  • Requires mental flexibility, emotional stability, personal maturity, and creativity in dealing with difficult situations.

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