Residential Relief Workers
The Residential Worker provides supervision and support to clients living in a group home, or apartment/community setting. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; encouraging residential client’s wellness and recovery through group activities; education in daily living skills; supportive counseling and medication management; provide assurance that each resident is guided and assisted with activities of daily living necessary to maintain him or herself in the community; demonstrates and supervises residents in the maintenance of a safe and clean living space; including private space and shared living space in the residential setting.
These are fill in positions to cover shifts of absent regular staff. All shifts are available.
These positions require meeting of documentation standards, and required clinical competencies as identified. Basic computer/keyboarding skills, including familiarity with word processing programs, (MS Word preferred) for report writing, forms, records, letters, etc., ability to learn and use the electronic client record keeping system, additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve.
Qualified Applicants must meet one of the listed requirements below to be considered for these positions.
BA degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a mental health, health, or other appropriate human services related discipline; a licensed registered nurse; a combination of one or more years of college plus related work or life experience together equaling four years (The individual is required to have at least one year of related work or life experience, if the four year college education does not meet the requirements above.); a license as a practical nurse plus two years of related work or life experience; or a high school diploma or the equivalent, plus four years of related work or life experience.
Valid drivers license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer. CPR/First Aid trained, to be obtained prior to delivering services alone and within 30 days of hire to be provided by employer.
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation or sex.
Applicants/employees are subject to inquiries to the NJ Central Registry, a Criminal Background Check and Motor Vehicle Report, all when and as required.
Resumes should contain a cover letter indicating position being applied for. Forward to: HR@westbergen.org or fax to 201-957-1566