Residential Assistant - #9181810

Youth Consultation Service

Date: Aug 18, 2022
City: Orange, NJ
Contract type: Full time
Youth Consultation Service

Malcolm House is a 24-hour psychiatric residential treatment facility program that provides short-term residential care for psychiatric/developmentally disabled clients.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise, organize, and support recreational and/or socialization activities

  • Play an active role in leading the milieu staff through youth’s structured routine while collaborating with youth’s case manager, clinician, and prescriber

  • Engage and interact with youth based on behavioral intervention plans

  • Maintain a clean, safe environment

  • Observing, documenting, and acknowledging positive behaviors

  • Perform all other duties as assigned


High school diploma 3 or more years working with youth in a group or behavioral setting.

Bachelor degree in a related social service field with 1 year experience (Psychology, Sociology, Education, Public Health etc.), Psychology preferred. Preference to those interested in enrolling in an MSW program, to achieve growth within the agency.

Must have a valid driver's license.

Malcolm House is a program of Youth Consultation Service (YCS), which is a behavioral health and social services agency that has been caring for at risk children and families since 1918 in therapeutic residences, special education schools, in-home and in-community programs throughout NJ.

YCS is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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