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21-130 Residential Specialist

Southwest Behavioral Care, Inc. - Behavioral Health | Belle Vernon, PA | Full Time

Job Description

SOUTHWEST BEHAVIORAL CARE, INC. 

 

POSITION:                                    Residential Specialist (Westmoreland Enhanced Supportive Housing)

                                                       Henry Commons II Located in Belle Vernon, PA

 

PAY GRADE:                                12                                                            

WAGE:                                        $34,861 (Plus an excellent benefits package)

 

 

If you would like to help change someone’s life, come and join the SPHS family!

 

SBC, a part of the SPHS network, is a company fully dedicated to providing services to some of the most fragile and vulnerable members in our community.  Our team is made up of compassionate, dedicated professionals whose main goal is helping every person reach their full potential.  Comprehensive training and supervisory support are provided.  

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains the general safety, security of consumers in crisis and aids consumers with the implementation of their individual service and crisis plans.

  • Primary responsibility includes providing 1:1 assistance, to include direct care services and specialized care in daily living, social and recreational activities as determined.
  • Serves as the Primary Advocate for the individuals assigned.
  • Monitors residents’ progress and completes documentation, identifying problem areas and remedial measures
  • Serves as the Primary Advocate for the individuals assigned.
  • Schedules and attends psychiatric and medical appointments and monitors follow-up.
  • Communicates and collaborates with staff, and treatment providers.
  • Provides hands-on instruction to residents identified utilizing evidenced based strategies to assist assigned individuals requiring specialized support.
  • Observes individuals’ behaviors and changes in environment to implement crisis plans and assist with crisis resolution.
  • Assists in meal preparation for the Enhanced Supportive Housing Program.
  • Participates in regular staff training to include specialized training to develop basic knowledge and skills to assist residents in crisis resolution.
  • Maintains proper condition, cleanliness and safety of the Enhanced Supportive Housing Program, and responds appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Serves as a member of the Enhanced Supportive Housing Team.
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field with three years’ experience in human services.
  • Must have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License and safe driving record.
  • Ability to utilize electronic medical records.
  • Ability to transport oneself and/or residents in an insured vehicle in the performance of essential functions.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from Department of Human Services, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid, or other federal health care program.
  • Ability to transport oneself and/or individuals in an insured vehicle, as program needs dictate.
  • Ability to safely operate a variety of agency vehicles.
  • Ability to assist and/or lift clients weighing up to 150 pounds, as may be required.
  • Ability to display an understanding and empathetic attitude when interacting with residents and communication with family members.
  • Ability to work split shifts and flexibility to move to various center locations, when program needs dictate.  

 

 

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA.   POSTING#21-130.

 

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