Residential Care Counselor Job

Job Number: EPB18668

Job Title: Residential Care Counselor

Department: CADD Hill House - 1202137

Facility: Bradley Hospital

Location: East Providence, RI


  • Baccalaureate Degree in a Human Service field. (Equivalent experience may be substituted for educational requirements at the discretion of the COO Nurse Executive).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


  • Six months to one year of direct child care work with emotionally impaired youth.
  • Current Bradley Hospital Crisis Management certification or enrollment in Bradley Hospital course.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Current ERS, Safety & OSHA certification.

Hill House is a residential program in the Fruit Hill section of North Providence, Rhode Island. It serves children 12 to 21 years of age with severe autism spectrum disorders. Children admitted to Hill House require intensive one-on-one staffing in order to ensure that they receive maximum benefit from services, as well as to ensure their personal safety.


  • Responsible for the care and safety of assigned children.
  • As a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team, assumes primary residential care counselor role.
  • Responsible for input into the formulation of a therapeutic residential treatment plan, and the implementation, observation, and documentation of this program under the direction of the Residential Care Supervisor.