RESIDENTIAL ASSISTANT – AWAKE OVERNIGHTJanuary 06, 2020
Our Residential Team at Spaulding Youth Center is seeking individuals who want to make a positive difference in the lives of others.
We have Residential Assistant – Awake Overnight openings available. This role supports behaviorally-challenged students, ages 5-21 years old, with neurological impairments including autism, intellectual disabilities, emotional disorders and those who have experienced significant trauma, abuse or neglect.
Applicants must be compassionate, reliable and have a high level of personal integrity and be able to consistently follow through with treatment strategies to help our students achieve their highest level of success. CPR/First Aid, Professional Crisis Management and other trauma-focused certifications are required, but can be obtained through Spaulding training programs. Prior experience working with developmentally and/or emotionally challenged individuals is preferred, but we are willing to train individuals looking for a career that will change lives. Applicants are required to be 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.
Primary responsibility of the Residential Assistant – Awake Overnight is to provide direct care and supervision to students during non-school hours. The role encompasses supervision of students during overnight hours with environmental checks every 30 minutes and room checks every 60 minutes. Responsible for observation, documentation and for maintaining a clean and orderly environment.
Established in 1871, Spaulding Youth Center is a leading provider of academic, residential, therapeutic and foster care programs and services for children and youth with neurological, emotional, behavioral, learning and developmental challenges. Located in Northfield, NH, surrounded by nearly 500 acres of beautiful woods, fields and mountain vistas, the campus offers a safe, supportive and intensely therapeutic environment for students to discover a love of learning while also gaining study, social, independent living, and vocational skills.
Staff wellness is supported by a very generous benefits package, free meals in our dining hall, an on-site fitness center open 24/7 and beautiful walking trails throughout our spectacular campus. To apply for the Residential Assistant – Awake Overnight role, please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We invite you to visit our informative website at www.spauldingyouthcenter.org to learn more about us and how we support exceptional children and families toward a successful future.
Spaulding Youth Center is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.