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Mental Health Residential Assistant – Overnight Shift

Job Location: Hornell, NY

Job Title: Mental Health Residential Assistant – OVERNIGHT shift

Job Description: Responsible for assisting residents with a variety of person-centered services, i.e. advocating for, encouraging, guiding, and assisting residents in developing daily living skills and habits as each resident strives toward recovery and independence outside of a congregate care community residence program.

Key Job Functions:

  • Support and promote resident’s health and safety.
  • Coach and encourage residents to develop daily livings skills i.e., personal hygiene, cooking, laundry, etc.….
  • Provide a clean, safe, and comfortable home environment.
  • Assist and work in collaboration with residents in creating and implementing their Individual Service Plan (ISP),
  • Encourage and guide residents in developing their personal choices and goals.
  • Support resident’s desired outcomes as they strive to transition to the least restrictive living environment.
  • Promote community integration and ability to navigate safely and independently within the community.
  • Monitor medications in collaboration with resident’s physicians and therapist.
  • Develop resident relevant education and training materials for group discussion.
  • Ensure fire alarms, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors are in working order.
  • Keep all entrance and exits clear of any obstacles and trip hazard, to ensure the safety of all.
  • Attend position appropriate trainings as required.
  • Other duties and or special projects as assigned by OMH Residential Services Program Supervisor or Designee


Minimum Education/Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED or higher degree AND
  • Six (6) months to one (1) year working with a vulnerable population (e.g., OPWDD, OMH, psychiatric clinic or community -based residential setting)
  • Experience assisting a vulnerable population with daily living skills.
  • Knowledge of case management, and service coordination
  • Ability to demonstrate good housekeeping, cooking, laundry skills.
  • Microsoft Office Suite i.e., Word, Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to document and communicate in an effective written/oral manner.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to be insured as an Arbor agency driver (per underwriting guidelines)

How to Apply: Application is attached


-Pay for position: $16.50 Payrate per hour

– Arbor Housing and Development offers a comprehensive benefit package and paid time off

Fillable PDF Employment Application


Send Application to:

26 Bridge Street
Corning, NY 14830

607‐973‐2202 fax

The event is finished.


Mar 31 2024


8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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