As the Awake Overnight Counselor for North Suffolk Mental Health Association, you'll be responsible for the safety and well-being of consumers in a residential setting (MH or DS) during overnight shifts. Assist clients based on need level, while following all agency policies, procedures, and licensing/funding source requirements. The Awake Overnight Counselor is awake and available to consumers during the entire overnight shift.
Full and part-time positions available.
Perform general cleaning and housekeeping duties
Oversee nightly activities as assigned by supervisor
Conduct security checks on an hourly basis, documenting that consumers are in the facility.
Perform basic data collection, entry, and tallying of information with respect to IAP goals, objectives, and protocol.
Perform weekly medication counts, medication audits and communicate with day staff the need to order refills.
For DS residential programs:
During the week, wake individuals up for day program
Assist with showering, and dressing for the day
Make sure clothing is clean and appropriate for the weather
Prepare breakfast for the individuals
Make sure lunch is packed for day program
Experience: At least 1 year in the human services field working with a similar population required.
Education: High School degree or GED required; Bachelor's degree in a similar field, preferred.
Skills: You must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You must also have valid Driver's license, be MAP certified, SFA, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).