Job Details


Requisition Number 18-0256
Post Date 4/19/2018
Title Residential Assistant
City Newark
State NJ
Description Dedicated. Compassionate. Inspiring. Rewarding.

These are just some of the words to describe what it's like working at YCS. YCS employees are devoted professionals who have a passion for helping children, adolescents and adults.

Do you share the same qualities?

Davis House is an intermediate-term transitional group residence for high-risk boys and girls, ages 5 - 16 with behavioral challenges and mental health disorders.

Residential Assistants will be expected to provide positive support, caring assistance and responsible supervision. This position is expected to require a unique sensitivity on the part of the applicants to recognize and appropriately respond to clients who may have evidenced difficulties.

Duties include but not limited to: As a member of a therapeutic treatment team, duties include becoming familiar with the residents' treatment goals, carrying out expected interventions, observation and documentation of success, along with identifying current or suggesting new, therapeutic goals which may require attention by the treatment team.

Work Schedule: Saturday - Sunday 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Requirements Must be at least 21 years or older with a valid driver's license

Three (3) - Five (5) years of experience working with youth in a group setting

H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. College preferred

DDD experience preferred.

YCS - Davis House, Newark, NJ.

All new hires are required to attend a week orientation: Monday through Monday 8:45am-4:00pm, upon hire.

Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.

YCS is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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