Guiding Harbor
  • 20-Jan-2019 to 13-Mar-2019 (PST)
  • Residential
  • Belleville, MI, USA
  • $10.39 - $12.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision Ins

Looking for Residential Treatment Workers to provide for the 24 -hour management, care, safety and welfare of the Adolescent female residents. Excellent health benefits with low employee contribution.


Complete shift report with co-workers

Read communication log & sign in

Complete school attendance sheet daily & check calendar for appointments & transports

Supervise resident study time and assist with homework

Monitor resident's laundry day and teach laundry skills

Pass medication as assigned and follow medication log procedures

Initiate and provide supervision of resident's chore, teach cleaning skills and collect cleaning supplies and store appropriately after chores are completed

Maintain effective and ongoing supervision of residents on all floors of the facility and outside on facility grounds (Residents are never to be left unsupervised)

Monitor dinner, teach appropriate manners etc., complete Meal Attendance Form

Monitor resident shower time and record in Shower Book.

Complete Activity Reports as assigned by the Residential Supervisor and/or Girlstown Program Manager.

Have residents upstairs for bed time by 9 p.m. & monitor the floor until lights are out and next shift comes in

Ensure all residents have school clothes ready for next day & lights out by 9:30 pm (Sunday - Thursday) - 10:00 p.m. on Friday & Saturday

Complete incident reports, point book and LOP's before leaving shift (Make sure points are initialed and explain why points were taken)

Complete all tasks assigned to you on Staff Responsibility Sheet as assigned by the Residential Supervisor and/or Girlstown Program Manager

Walk through the house to make sure it is clean & organized by the end of each shift.

Wash any dishes left in the sink & clean up the staff office

Check all doors to make sure the house is secure before leaving shift

Take phone upstairs after 9:00 p.m.

Prepare light meals if the cook is unavailable.

Develop & provide effective treatment and self-help groups/trainings that augment treatment.

Transport clients as assigned.

Demonstrate appropriate modeling behavior/communication & maintain a professional relationship with the residents.

Work with treatment team to aid in the program objectives.

Attend staff meetings, training and workshops

Inform immediate supervisor verbally and in writing any issues that impact the clients, employees & administration of the agency.

Inform administration immediately of any client abuse or neglect.

Perform other job related tasks or duties as assigned by the Residential Supervisor and/or Girlstown Program Manager.

Provide eyes on supervision at all times for the welfare and safety of the clients.





1.Must have at least a High School Diploma and 1 year experience in working in a child caring institution or Associates or Bachelor Degree in Social Work or related field.

2.Knowledge and experience in working with abuse/neglect teenagers is extremely desirable.

3.Must be trained in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

4.Reliable transportation and maintain good driving record

Knowledge of:

Knowledge and skills in understanding and remediation of problematic behavior

Knowledge and skills in residential treatment services to children

Knowledge of behavioral intervention techniques with children


Skill in:

Ability to provide direction and supervision to residents

Experience in leading groups and therapeutic activities

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills and the ability to follow the chain of command.

Strong commitment to quality family centered services and permanency for children

Commitment to the goals and philosophy of the organization including cultural competency objectives.

Personal and/or professional experience working with diverse racial and socioeconomic populations.

Ability to work under pressure and be flexible in work schedule to meet department objectives.

Demonstrated capacity to work as part of a team and has the ability to maintain appropriate relationships with colleagues & supervisor

Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Demonstrated ability to seek out professional growth opportunities

Ability to maintain effective working relationships and productively serve as a member of a team with employees and the public plus have the ability to deal with problems courteously and tactfully.

Demonstrated ability to maintain client and program confidentiality

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