R.H.D.NEW START PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR (Former Employee), Philadelphia, PA – April 14, 2014
HELPING A PERSON WITH THERE PROBLEMS ON DRUGS AND ALCOLHOL.THAT THERE IS HELP FOR THE ADDICT WHO IS SEEKING TO LIVE LIFE WITH OUT THE DRUG OR ALCOLHOL.I DID MANAGE TO GET THROUGH TO MOST OF THE CLIENTS AND STILL TODAY THEY ARE CLEAN AND DRUG FREE AND MAKING ALL THERE N/A AND A/A MEETING .CO-WORKING WERE SOME OF THE BEST PEOPLE I HAVE EVER MET AND STILL – more... TODAY WE STILL TALK ABOUT STILL KEEPING A POSITIVE MIND.THE HARD PART OF THE JOB WAS NOT BEING ABLE TO GET TO A PERSON THAT IS HURTING AND NOT WILLING TO OPEN UP AND ASK FOR HELP.KNOW THAT I GOT THROUGH TO SOMEONE. – less
High level of autonomy; advancement opportunity in Philadelphia area
Creative Arts Therapist / Behavior Specialist (Current Employee), Wilmington, DE – March 30, 2014
This is a company you can be proud to work for--they're the best in the area at what they do. Client care comes first. Benefits are not that great, especially for a large, established company, but pay is slightly higher than average in the field. Work can be difficult but rewarding. Variety of work sites throughout Delaware, but far more in the Philadelphia – more... area. – less
Greatest place I ever worked and hope to work there again as soon as I finish another degree! The best place to work ever!!!
Therapeutic Residential Specialist II (Former Employee), Delaware City, DE – March 3, 2014
Pros: great benefits
Cons: low paying on entry level but is compensated by the abundance of benefits
each day is different but the management here is the best! you will learn about your career and they promote at a high level. They believe and value you as well as the customers they successfully serve.
RHD/ NOVA III is a great residential location for clients with mental illness to maintain independance.
Resident Advisor (Current Employee), Philadelphia, PA – March 2, 2014
Pros: free lunches
Cons: not enough hours for on-call staff, no room for advancement, and hardly any full-time positions
RHD/Nova III was a good place to work. A typical day of work at this office was pretty busy. working with management, and co-workers was fun, because they helped the day go by quickly. The hardest part of the job was finding out a client relapsed. The most enjoyable part of the job was knowing that you were a part of the clients treatment.
Encorage individuals to complete task in their funtioning catagories.
DSA, Direct support associate (Former Employee), Jacksonville, FL – February 13, 2014
Pros: getting obese individuals to loose great amounts of weight.
Cons: individuals dont get their way they would make false accusations against you.
A typical day at work consist of me signing for the three individuals I will be running programs for. I learned that my individuals have their own learning technics and once you discover that a days work will go a lot smoother. Co- workers are a great team and are their to assist with extreme behaviors which happens to be the hardest part of the job. – more... I don't like to have to restraint individuals but it is necessary to prevent harm to themselves or others. The most enjoyable part of the job is watching the program trainings finally be applied by the individual without any prompts. – less
Helping others is the key to success, who wants to be a winner
Recovery Specialist (Current Employee), Philadelphia, PA – February 1, 2014
Its great be part of the team, learning is important, so thats important. the hardest part of the job is when clients move on and you've been part of that progress, so its sometime painful to witness. On the other hand, its very much enjoyable to see.
Paraprofessional/ House Manager (Current Employee), Raleigh, NC – January 26, 2014
Pros: working with my clients
Cons: a lot of micro management/ no raises
Monitor Residents with severe mental illness in a supervised living facility. Administer medication, provide transportation tp appointments, asssit with cleaning, documentation and monitor for safety at all times.Ive learned to never judge people with any tyle of illness. I dont always agree with management. There are to many supervisors which cause – more... confusion and causes a breakdown in comminication. The Newer employees dont like to work. They just come and collect a check the seasoned employees work hard. The hardest part is the communication breakdownand the most enjoyable are my residents. – less