Jespy House Inc
  • South Orange, NJ, USA
  • Part Time

JESPY House has several part time GSP positions available, including weekdays, evenings, overnights and weekends. The position of General Support Counselor is a per diem position which provides support as needed throughout various departments within the agency. Duties associated with this floater postion can include the following:

  • Facilitates high quality, purposeful on-site programming
  • Instructs group involvement for participants at a variety of skill levels
  • Enforces safety rules and intervenes in physically or emotionally harmful behavior
  • Communicates with Community Inclusion Coordinator to convey success of activities and develop beneficial programs for the future
  • Administers medications according to JESPY protocol, in accordance with DDD policies.
  • Ensures the physical, emotional, and intellectual welfare of clients during coverage or while conducting an activity.
  • Must be able to operate JESPY vans when providing clients with transportation needs.
  • Completes all necessary paper and electronic documentation including, but not limited to, Daily Client Logs, attendance sheets, activity surveys, Foothold documentation, etc.
  • Collects and keeps accurate records of all receipts and finances while out on community based trips, and ensures all appropriate documentation is returned to the senior counselor or supervisor.
  • Cooperates with licensee and DDD staff during any inspection or investigation.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned based on needs of the department.
  • When requested, provide overnight support coverage from 10 pm to 9 AM Sunday night thru Friday morning and 10 PM to 10 AM Friday night thru Sunday morning.
  • Checks the house every evening at 1 AM Saturday and Sunday mornings and documents the attendance of the clients.
  • Lock and secure all doors and windows in the house and turn off all lights in the residential offices.
  • Reports to House Manager and/or Shared Housing Supervisor
  • Issuing and supervision of evening and morning medication
  • Securing all doors/windows and arming /disarming alarm system
  • Assisting clients with problems as they arise; crisis intervention
  • Supervising clients daily morning routine (I.e. managing time for work preparation, appropriate dress, proper hygiene, etc.)
  • Daily entries in House Log
  • Seeks supervision when unable to make decisions
  • Cooperates with the licensee or DDD staff in any inspection or investigation
  • Must check email and voicemail on a daily basis
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