Residential Support Specialist
Entry
Full Time
High School
Up to 25%
Any
Health Care

Provides ­support to members in CODAC's Residential Program(s) and aids in their recovery. Monitors and maintains facility and member security and safety.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Monitors and reports the activities of residents in a twenty-four (24) hour facility.
  2. Provides for the security of the facility and safety of the residents.
  3. Manages and documents emergency situations and notifies appropriate staff.
  4. Enforces the rules of the program as they apply to the residents.
  5. Completes daily progress note in medical record per ISP and pertinent events.
  6. Performs member and/or house related data management and clerical activities on assignment basis.
  7. Reports to staff at the end of each shift.
  8. Participates in Recovery Team meetings as necessary.
  9. Transports members and children to and from appointments.
  10. Monitors members self-administration of medications.
  11. Maintains appropriate member/staff boundaries.
  12. Performs other related duties in accordance with agency growth and changes.

Education:

  • High School or G.E.D.
  • Currently enrolled in a college for behavioral health degree program, preferred.
  • Currently enrolled in a college children welfare or human services degree program, for programs working with children, preferred.

Experience:

  • 1 year relevant experience work experience.
  • 1 year working with children for programs working with children.

Certifications:

  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • Fingerprint Clearance Card required

Licensure:

  • None

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid Arizona Drivers license, proof of current insurance and willingness to use personal vehicle.Drivers license is an essential requirement for performing duties for this position.
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Record - no more than 2 moving violations or a license suspension in past 3 years.

Skills:

  • Bilingual a plus.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Knowledge of behavioral health challenges which include knowledge of the impacts of mental illness, domestic violence, and the dynamics of addictive behavior.
  • Familiarity with various ethnic and cultural groups.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills using MS Office products, Word, Excel, Access, etc., importing/exporting data to/from applications.
  • Ability to interact effectively with other service providers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
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