$16.50 per hour
This position is eligible for a sign on bonus!
Provides adequate contact with clients in the apartment program to
ensure the health and safety of residents and to ensure appropriate
support is given for other community services. Observes and documents
resident’s behaviors to facilitate assessment of treatment goals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Immediately reports maintenance concerns/issues to the Apartment
Assists in the provision for the physical needs of each resident by
the following means:
--assist and monitor each resident with obtaining adequate food,
clothing and shelter
--monitors the self-administration of medication by residents and the
adherence to physician’s
Assist/Instruct residents with how to properly store medications and valuables.
Reports to the supervisor all pertinent information concerning
illnesses, accidents, untoward events, staff difficulties and repair needs.
Monitors food, supplies and upkeep in the apartment helping the
resident make appropriate purchases or assisting in the cleaning
Assists in the delivery of restorative services as designated on the
Meet consistently with each resident to provide one-to-one support.
Provides transportation for residents to other needed services with
the assistance of other staff.
Organizes therapeutic activities which include socialization
(discussion groups) and recreational opportunities (sports, games,
arts and crafts, music).
Assist with resident relocation including moving of personal items
and cleaning of previous rental site.
Obtains a thorough knowledge of appropriate community resources.
Serves as an advocate for residents in securing needed services from
Refers residents to appropriate social, rehabilitative, medical,
mental health and vocational services.
Evaluates each resident’s growth potential by utilizing the needs
assessment tool and the consumer’s self-assessment.
Documents case records and progress notes.
Assist with completing chart audits as assigned.
Working as a Member of a Team:
Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with
co-workers emphasizing the following:
- Doing your share of work.
- Leave work area clean and/or neat.
- Shows a level of tolerance and flexibility towards others.
- Gives and/or receives positive and constructive feedback.
- Carries our team decisions consistently
Other related duties as assigned.
Management has the right to add or change this position at any time.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
Preferred: Experience and/or training in the mental health field with
developmentally delayed, geriatric and co-occurring disorder clients.