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Youth RRSY

Operations Aide (CASAC-T)  Bronx, NY  : 10/4/2022
Job Description

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Job Category:

Youth RRSY

Position Type:

Full Time


The Operations aide (Youth Program)  will provide overall supervision, guidance, and support in the Youth program to help promote a 
trauma informed care environment for our adolescents by ensuring the timely execution of facility schedule, safety, and 
client transportation.  The salary is $23.00/Hr

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                                            
  • Develops and conducts workshops, individual, and group counseling on scheduled basis. 
  • Coordinate and verify client movement throughout the facility
  • Assist with client induction into the program working closely with intake staff
  • Reports incidents, accidents and client concerns or problems to appropriate clinical staff or supervisor.
  • Documents status of facility in proper logbook.
  • Monitor client conduct and overall behavior during tour of duty.
  • Distributes client's property (Including searches) or mail.
  • Conducts searches for contraband according to established organizational policy.
  • Conducts crisis intervention counseling to clients exhibiting disruptive/unusual behavior.
  • Conducts rounds on an hourly basis to assess clients conduct plus ensure the ongoing safety and cleanliness of the facility.
  • Communicate facilities needs to facilities staff and/or supervisor via work orders.
  • Obtain and distribute to counseling staff court, medical, mental health and other documents needed from clients.
  • Participate in case conference and case reviews as needed.
  • Assist with coordinating and escorting clients on healthy walks, all appointments, home passes, recreational activities, etc. as needed via public transportation.
  • Drive as needed to transport and escort clients to destinations. 
  • Collects and reports toxicology regularly. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • High School diploma required.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against covid-19
  • One (1) year related counseling experience in Substance Abuse/Mental Health (Preferred) 
  • Obtain training within six months of hire:
    • Supporting Recovery with Medications Addictions Treatment (MAT)
  • Obtain training within thirty days of hire:
    1. Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment
    2. CASAC Canon of Ethics (6 hours)
    3. Confidentiality related to 42CFR (3 Hours)
    4. Mandated reporter (2 hours)
    5. Crisis Intervention/De-Escalation (2 hours) 
  • Excellent organizational, reporting, recordkeeping skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize and maintain detailed records; complete necessary paperwork and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to make decisions based on education preparation and experience, which reflect consistency with Agency philosophy, policies and procedures, standards of care and review body requirements.
  • Bilingual - Spanish speaking a plus.

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