OLVHS Banner Logo White

Overnight Aide- Youth Residential

150 Martin Rd, Buffalo, NY 14218, USA Req #200
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Job Summary:

The Overnight Aide serves as a night attendant assigned to a residential living unit. The primary responsibility of this position is to remain awake and alert during the clients sleeping hours, making regular direct observations of the sleeping areas as well as the rest of the unit. This employee is also responsible for waking the clients in the morning and ensuring that the established routine is followed.
Essential Job Duties:

  1. Responsible for the direct supervision of the clients during overnight and early a.m. hours
  2. Teaches clients living skills such as decision making, personal control, interpersonal communication and problem solving, dressing, grooming and eating
  3. Instructs and monitors to ensure that the overnight and early a.m. routine, structure and habilitative programming is maintained and all related standards are met
  4. Administers medications and documents such according to agency policy and procedure
  5. Supervises and assists in transporting clients as required
  6. Manages a clean and safe work environment
  7. Assists in the planning and implementation of the treatment plan 
  8. Interacts with students in ways that are therapeutic, respectful and trauma sensitive
  9. Utilizes preventative and de-escalation techniques that are consistent with Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI)
  10. Completes all required paperwork (e.g.: ICNP, BIP, monthly summaries, daily logs etc.)
  11. Performs any other duties listed on the program specific responsibility checklist assigned by the supervisor


  • Computer skills
  • Customer skills

Minimum Education Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED

Minimum Experience Required:

  • None

Required License/Registration/Certification:

  • Valid NYS Driver’s License


  • New Hire Orientation

Physical Requirements:
Physical Demand Strength Rating: Medium
• Standing frequently
• Walking frequently
• Standing bent forward occasionally
• Moderate degree of pinch strength and ability to handle pills
• Gripping the force of 80 lbs. to perform restraint procedure
Agility-Material Handling:
• Lifting laundry bags up to 20 lbs.
• Manipulating bed sheets off and on a mattress
• Lower clients to floor during restraints (70 lbs.)

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $17.25
Location on Google Maps
  • 150 Martin Rd, Buffalo, NY 14218, USA