(Female, Age 25) from Stoneham, MA
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 25 who works as a Residential Supervisor in Stoneham, MA. We have removed all names and personal information in order to protect privacy. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete one of our job profile surveys so that prospective job seekers like you could read their insights. Please excuse any punctuation or grammatical errors in this profile.
At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Residential Supervisor|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||1 year|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work in a good size agency. They assist children and families in a variety of ways with both outpatient and in residential settings. I work in a residential home.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Watching the teenagers, behavior modification, transporting, and communicating with DCF
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
3 weeks vacation, 1 week sick, 3 personal days, full health insurance
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes, the people I work with are truly a team with me.
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 7
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 1
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am|
|8am to 9am||arrived to work at 8am. Transported 3 children to day program|
|9am to 10am||went to a second group home to stay with 2 clients who had to stay back from school. Helped the clients eat breakfast, clean around the house|
|10am to 11am||worked on art project with a client|
|11am to 12pm||picked up a client from school who was sick|
|12pm to 1pm||had lunch with clients|
|1pm to 2pm||meeting about budgeting and staffing issues|
|2pm to 3pm||meeting about budgeting and staffing issues|
|3pm to 4pm|
|4pm to 5pm|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
paper application, interview
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, 1 interview with the program director
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, there was plenty of training and shadowing time
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes, one week of 40 hours of training. Physical restraint training as well as training on how to do behavior modification
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, the psychology classes helped with understanding why clients do what they do
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Take psychology classes in school and have fun with what you do.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
social skills!! Interacting with coworkers and clients is the job. You should be able to multi-task and should be responsible
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Some college is best
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Site Coordinator||2 years||20000|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:
|Lesley College||Bachelors Human Services|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
|Lesley University||Masters counseling Psychology|
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