Milieu Counselor/Direct Care Professional (Temp to Perm) in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

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  • Location:
    New York, NY
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Job Description

A large social services organization is looking for a FT temp to perm Milieu Counselor/DCC for one of their domestic violence shelters in Far Rockaway. The DCC will have to interview with the hiring manager.

Three schedules available: Tuesday-Saturday 4p-12a, Friday-Tuesday 4p-12a, Sunday-Thursday 4p-12a.


OVERVIEW: The Residential Direct Care Worker works in a residential setting servicing an adult and children population impacted by family violence.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for daily care of the program’s clients including supervision of personal hygiene, social guidance, use of leisure time.
  • Establish and work with clients on mastering independent living goals. 
  • Develop, supervise and run activity sessions.
  • Accompany clients on trips and outings and supervise activities.
  • May be called upon to work one on one with a client who is displaying significant stress.
  • Monitor the clients to ensure that any necessary, prescribed medications are taken appropriately.
  • Ensure that the residents understand the rules and regulations of the facility in which they are housed and assist them in meeting them.
  • Monitor clients for use of controlled substances, may be called upon to monitor urine testing procedures.
  • Ensures that security is maintained within the program.
  • Shares their experience and observation of the clients under their care with the treatment team and immediately brings to the attention of the supervisor any unusual issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.