Residential Counselor -
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

Job Description

Residential Counselor


Norris Academy is a residential treatment facility located in Andersonville, TN approximately 30 minutes north of Knoxville. We serve youth ages 6 to 17 who are diagnosed with mental health and/or Autism Spectrum/neuro-developmental disorders. Our 43-bed facility serves youth from Tennessee as well as several other states.

Our team is fully committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Today we are looking for Residential Counselors to join our team of dedicated individuals. Our counselors have an opportunity to have a truly meaningful career, while enjoying a wealth of benefits and incentives.  If you have experience working with youth and a drive to make an impact as a counselor, join our team today!

Our Ideal Residential Counselor will:

  • Possess a High School diploma or equivalent - Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Behavioral Science or closely related field is a plus
  •  Be at least twenty one years of age
  • Have related experience in youth care, human services, child welfare, crisis intervention or similar
  • Be compassionate and motivated to have a career that makes an impact in the lives of others

Responsibilities of a Residential Counselor at Norris Academy:

  • Provide general supervision to our residents
  • Teach daily living and social skills
  • Implement the daily schedule
  • Assist with behavior management and crisis intervention
  • Supervise group and recreational activities
  • Oversee all aspects of daily living for the residents

A Few Benefits of Working for Norris Academy:

  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits after 60 days
  • Company provided Short Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Company provided AD&D insurance
  • Flexible Spending Program/Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) after 60 days
  • Paid Time Off after 90 days

If you want a career that ‘gives back’ and have experience working with youth, Apply Today to be a Youth Care Worker / Residential Counselor at Norris Academy!

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Knoxville, TN
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/8/2019

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

Sequel Youth and Family Services associates enjoy a wealth of benefits and incentives that prioritize their personal and professional wellbeing. Are you ready to make a difference as well as a living? Join the Sequel Youth and Family Services Talent Network today and check out our current opportunities in a community near you!

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