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Student Life Counselor, Flex - (13124)

Facility Name
Northwest Academy
BONNERS FERRY, ID 83805 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Job Description

Set in the breathtaking landscape of Northern Idaho, Northwest Academy is a therapeutic residential high school that is specifically designed to meet the unique needs of older adolescents 16-18 years of age. Over a one year period faculty assist students as they transition to young adulthood. Northwest Academy creates opportunities for students to pursue maturity and success.  Northwest Academy currently has openings for Student Life Counselors - Flex Shift. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Job responsibilities:

Supervise students to ensure a physically and emotionally safe environment.

Set and enforces behavior management plans and student limits and provide crisis intervention as required to resolve conflicts and contain inappropriate and/or unsafe behavior, according to company policy. 

Supervise daily and special activities of students, such as chores, ACW activities, physical education, special projects, field trips, wilderness expeditions, program trips and excursions, as assigned.

Assists students with follow-up on academic work as assigned.

Participate in activities with students.

Instruct students in learning skills necessary for completion of activities and safety practices to ensure adherence to all safety policies and procedures.

Supports the personal growth program.

Provide counseling to students to assist with individual work, peer group processes, and staff relationships.

Participates in groups and workshops as scheduled.

Assists with the development, implementation and modification of student Individual Program Plan (IPP), under the supervision of the Team Manager.

Responsible for timely documentation of student progress, incidents and other required paperwork according to program standards.

Responsible for timely and accurate communication with peer group, team, and other appropriate staff regarding delivery of service, progress, concerns and recommendations.

Responsible for Company and Personal Service Excellence Standards.






Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Minimum per Idaho licensing regulations is a high school diploma or equivalent.  Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field preferred and/or equivalent combination of experience and training.

AGE: Must be at least twenty one (21) years of age per Idaho licensing regulations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the functions of this job, the employee will periodically be required to participate in various physical activities with the students. These activities may include, but not be limited to: work assignments, wood chopping, day hikes, and other sport and recreational activities. The employee will also be regularly required to walk on uneven grounds including but not limited to: rough, rocky, steep, muddy or snowy pathways. The employee frequently is required to use fingers and hands to handle or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

SALARY:  The hourly starting wage for a Student Life Counselor/ Flex is $10 - $14.00 per hour depending on education and experience.

TRAINING: Twenty five hours of on the job training is provided as well as First Aid/CPR and AEGIS Training.

For more information please contact Sera Johnson, Recruiting Coordinator, at 208-946-7679 (call or text) or sera.johnson@uhsinc.com.

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