Residential Support Professional (Part Time)

  • 2205 Pennington Rd, Ewing Township, NJ 08638, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

LifeTies, Inc. is a Mercer County, 501(c)3 non-profit established in 1982. Helping struggling adolescents and young adults successfully transition into adulthood. LifeTies, Inc. is a supportive network of professional staff and trained volunteers dedicated to creating programs for youth to overcome the effects of abuse, neglect or homelessness. Our programs offer a nurturing, safe environment to heal, learn and become equipped with the tools to work towards a brighter future.

Job Description

The Residential Support Professional must have a high school diploma or GED; a bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Three years’ minimum experience working with youth and families is required along with experience working with the population served.  The Resident Support Professional must have a valid driver’s license and pass several background checks including a criminal background check and all other agency requirements. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Engagement, monitoring, and supervision of Persons Served; all facets of Mommy and Me program (Rainbow House) with the exception of state mandated reports.

SUPERVISED BY: Coordinator of Residential Services

Core Competencies:

  • Trauma-Informed
  • Professionalism and Ethics
  • Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Time Management
  •  Detailed Oriented
     

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Responsible for learning and carrying out the mission, vision and policies and procedures of LIFETIES, INC.
  • Responsible for being a positive representative of LIFETIES, INC in your appearance, actions and demeanor at all times
  • Responsible for appropriate attire and professional behavior at all times
  • Responsible for being a role model and provide appropriate guidance when needed
  • Responsible for persons served supervision and monitoring
  • Responsible for giving detailed shifts updates at the end of each shift
  • Responsible to participate in all scheduled staff meetings, trainings and workshops
  • Responsible for petty cash – ensuring that all receipts and documentation has been completed
  • Responsible for ensuring that all shift responsibilities sheets, vehicle logs and vehicle inspection are completed daily
  • Responsible for conducting monthly fire drills and emergency drills
  • Responsible for reviewing the calendar daily and take responsibility for seeing that the task has been completed  in a timely manner
  • Responsible for persons served transportation- following group home policies regulations
  • Responsible for medication monitoring- documenting when medication is administered  
  • Report any incident, behavior or accident reports to the Program Director or Coordinator of Residential Services
  • Responsible to assist  person served with achieving case action plans goals and documenting progress notes into Apricot
  • Responsible for documenting all incidents into Apricot prior to end of shift
  • Responsible for ensuring that all duties are met prior to end of shift
  • Respond to all crisis situations on shift
  • Responsible for teaching life skills to which include meal preparation, nutrition and housekeeping
  • Responsible for light housekeeping duties as assigned
  • Responsible for supervising infant/child daily stimulation sessions and feeding charts (Rainbow House) 
  • Responsible for providing child care to children/infants (Rainbow House)
  • Responsible for supporting/supervising Mommy and Me youth and babies (Rainbow House)
  • Responsible for participating in recreational activities with the persons served when assigned
  • Collaborating with CRS regarding meal planning and household supplies
  • Other duties as assigned

 ** All positions are awake, active and alert*

Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or GED; a bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience working with youth ages 12-21

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Ability to pass criminal/child abuse background checks

  • Must be willing to work weekends

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is a PLUS!!

  • Flexible, dependable, and mature

 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.