Residential Aide

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Location: Woodbury, NJ
Job Type/Status: Full Time

Summary:  

Center For Family Services is seeking a responsible individual for the Residential Aide position within the Mother Child Residential Program. Mother Child provides temporary housing for women age 18 -35 who are currently homeless and either pregnant or parenting one to three children age eight and under. Services include emergency shelter for mothers and children, on-site counseling case management, and educational classes.  The Residential Aide interacts and assists residents with life skills, documents phone calls, provides professional treatment, care to residents, and assists with ensuring the overall maintenance.  This includes cleaning, organizing, identifying maintenance concerns, and completing daily duties. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Residential Aide ensures the safety and security of Mother/Child Residential facilities by conducting regular checks and reporting any maintenance concerns, completes intake forms for potential residents and facilitates intakes for incoming residents, and maintains residential client files (including completing/filing incident reports).  This individual ensures residents follow program expectations and guidelines, imposes consequences to clients for not complying with the program guidelines, and assists all residents with the requirements needed to ensure their well-being. The Residential Aide provides house meetings for residents, provides "in-home" support such as modeling parenting, working on conflict resolution and enhancing life skills, accompanies residents to the hospital if needed, and assists with on-call schedule as needed. The Residential Aide interacts with residents to ensure they have the tools they need to empower them toward self sufficiency.

Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma or GED required, Associate's or BA degree preferred

  • Experience working in a residential setting preferred

  • Current driver's license & good driving record of 3 years

  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration 

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.

About Employment at Center For Family Services 

Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit Center For Family Services website at www.centerffs.org.

Disclaimer 

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages.