Residential Aide

Integrity House
May 24, 2021
Job Type
Career level
Entry level


Integrity House is committed to helping individuals and families through comprehensive, integrated addictions treatment, mental health treatment, and recovery support in a manner that brings about positive, long-term lifestyle change. Integrity House is a trauma-informed organization. The residential aide is responsible for maintaining a safe living environment in the facility through regular head counts, runs of the building and grounds, constant alertness, adherence to the daily schedule, and documentation of events. Further, the residential aide is responsible for the day to day safety of all clients and must have the ability to understand and follow program policies and procedures that meet the criteria for program licensure and certification by the State and the governing agencies.

  • Directly observe clients during shift to ensure safety of all clients and facility
  • Observe the self-administration of client medication
  • Monitor clients for activities such as a recreation, sporting events, etc.
  • Collect, store, and document urine drug screens in accordance to the organizational policy
  • Facilitate psychoeducation groups as directed by supervisor
  • Accompany and monitor clients for outside movement, including driving of agency vehicle (if approved).
  • Conduct random facility tours to ensure safety and conformance with program rules and search for contraband, at least once per shift.
  • Document all incidents via IH Incident Report by end of shift
  • Screen clients upon return from offsite movements, or when deemed necessary by supervisor
  • Implement daily activity schedule, ensure all assigned activities are conducted on time and directly supervised, ensure all in-house visits are supervised by staff, monitor self-administration of medication, and report all deviations to the schedule to supervisor
  • Document all services in EHR (groups, recreation, self-help meetings, UDS collection, incidents, case managements, etc.)
  • Follow and implement all Integrity, Inc. policies and procedures, be available for on-call and emergency situations, and complete other assignments as assigned by your supervisor
  • Submit a shift report at the end of each shift to all program staff, using the IH shift report template.
  • Complete nightly census to account for client presence
  • Complete all tasks as assigned by supervisor.


High School Diploma/GED
Valid NJ Driver’s License
Experience with SUD, preferred.
Strong knowledge of recovery, preferred.

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