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Direct Care Counselor Substitute

Company: Grafton Integrated Health Network
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:



Supervise the daily activities of youths, providing ongoing support, guidance, and role modeling. Facilitate youth improvement in the areas of personal responsibility, social skills, community livings skills, and behavior. Reports to the Program Manager.



* Spend at least 80 percent of working hours in personal contact with youths
* Serve as key staff member for youths assigned, assuring supervision and accountability for them at all times
* Participate in planning and implementation of daily activity schedule and daily routine as assigned by Shift Supervisor
* Assist and participate in staff meetings
* Provide ongoing support, guidance and role modeling for youths
* Participate in and facilitate program groups when appropriate
* Provide individual, informal counseling to youths to discuss interpersonal issues, treatment issues and develop goals and plans to address concerns
* Prepare summaries of interactions and objective behavioral observations of youths at the end of shift
* Participate in staff training as required and successfully pass proficiency test(s), where appropriate
* Transport youths to and from appointments, as necessary
* Perform physical intervention in the event of a youth crisis
* Perform all duties in accordance with the Grafton's policies and procedures


Other duties as assigned


* Must be 21 years of age
* Education requirements:
* High school diploma or G.E.D. & 6 months experience working with children
* Associate's degree and 3 months experience working with children
* Bachelor's degree in human services
* Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record

Experience may include supervised internships, practicums, field experience, and other volunteer or related experiences as evaluated by Grafton prior to hire. Examples of unpaid experience may include, but are not be limited to: camp counselor; after school care; caring for a child or children with special needs regardless of their relation to the candidate; babysitting or providing daycare for a child or children regardless of their relationship to the candidate; foster parenting of a child or children under the age of 18; volunteer coaching for a sports team; leading community programs, such as Girls Scouts & Boy Scouts.


* Superior interpersonal skills and ability to function in team atmosphere
* Good communication skills
* Must hold a valid driver's license

If you have issues applying or have any questions about this position, please reach out to us at HR@Grafton.org or 540-542-0200 Ext. 6429.

Grafton is an equal employment opportunity employer and tobacco-free workplace.

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Keywords: Grafton Integrated Health Network, Leesburg , Direct Care Counselor Substitute, Other , Leesburg, Virginia

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