Personal Assistant Supervisor - Youth Consultation Service (Bergenfield)

  • Bergenfield, NJ

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Non-Executive Management

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Description Dedicated. Compassionate. Inspiring. Rewarding.

YCS employees are devoted professionals who have a passion for helping children, adolescents and adults.

Sawtelle Home Cedar Brook is a psychiatric residential treatment facility serving vulnerable, aggressive, and high-risk youth ages 14- 21 who may have, but not limited to, a diagnosis within the autism spectrum.

Personal Assistant Supervisor will be expected to provide positive support, caring assistance and responsible supervision. This position is expected to require a unique sensitivity on the part of the applicants to recognize and appropriately respond to clients who may have evidenced difficulties.

Duties include but not limited to:
Supervise and Train Personal Assistants
Assist Site Administrator in the development and implementation of Independent Habilitation Plans
Assist Site Administrator in management tasks
Demonstrate a basic understanding of medications, purpose and side effects. Demonstrate proper body mechanics and mobility transfer technique to prevent injuries.
De-escalate potential crisis situations and if necessary be prepared to control client physically.
Keep accurate and timely records.

Work Schedule: Sat-Sun 11p-7a Requirements Must be at least 21 years or older

Must have a valid driver's license.

H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. College preferred.

3-5 years of experience providing direct care to youth in a behavioral health agency or institutional setting

DDD experience preferred.

All new hires are required to attend a week orientation: Monday through Monday 8:45am-4:00pm, upon hire.

YCS is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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