Client Engagement Specialist Overnight
Job Details
Hicks Family Ranch - Buda, TX
Full Time
High School
$14.00 - $14.00 Hourly
Health Care

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitors the environment for safety, and is aware of emergency procedures.
  • Supervises self-administration of client medications in accordance with medical protocol (only after provided with appropriate training)
  • Oversees medication needs and issues including coordination with Medical Team for pickup of medications as well as observation of client self-administered medication.
  • Observes and charts client behavior, affect, and participation.
  • Conducts UA drug screen collection and breathalyzes when directed, following appropriate organizational procedures.
  • Works to create a therapeutic environment on shift.
  • Facilitates recreational activities for clients when needed.
  • Coordinates completion of Incident Reports and Client Surveys and data assimilation of same in support of the Quality Management team.
  • Safely transport clients to and from medical and other appointments or other critical needs as they arise.
  • Follows agency, state and federal regulations and requirements.
  • Attends Residential Care Staff meetings.
  • Attends community meetings of client programs weekly.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of addiction, recovery, and the 12 step process.
  • Ability to model and effectively communicate rules and expectations to clients.
  • A valid Texas Drivers License and a clean driving record.
  • Works under close supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Must be Red Cross CPR/First Aid certified upon hire or within 90 days of hire.
  • Must be able to work 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. shifts
  • Must be able to work some overtime, weekends, holidays, and flexible hours.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills critical to job duties related to this position.

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • 1 year experience in a direct care practice setting

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Supervised By:

  • Family House Program Manager

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to drive a van


All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, mental or physical disability, citizenship, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law. Austin Recovery works affirmatively to build a staff and board that includes people of many different races, classes, religions, genders, physical and mental abilities, ages and sexual orientations, including people who have been previously incarcerated.*
*Due to our work with children, there are some convictions such as sex offenses that would prevent employment offered to those applying for a position in programing with children.