Requisition Number: PA084-RECOS-H-07-2019-01
Job Title: Recovery Support Staff
City: Glassport
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Salary Range: 12.00-13.50

Recovery Support Staff

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Description/Job Summary


RHD Glassport Long-Term Structured Residence Program
A Division of Resources for Human Development

Recovery Support Specialist

FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME weekend and overnight shifts available

Currently seeking full-time or part-time staff to cover the following shifts- Thursday 3-11, Friday 3-11 and Friday - Sunday 11p-7a.   PRN coverage also needed/


Essential Duties and Functions

  1. Responsibilities: Daily Living Skills and Educational Training
    1. Person In Recovery (PIR) Chores/House Maintenance
      1. Support PIRs in maintaining the residence
      2. Support PIRs in maintaining their daily schedules
    2. Food and Household Goods
      1. Support, assist and monitor meal preparation
      2. Prepare meals and support implementation of Nutrition Program
      3. Monitor and assist at mealtime
      4. Utilize safe food practices
    3. Collaborate with PIRs to complete all daily living skill responsibilities
    4. Assist PIRs in conflict resolution
    5. Participate in Program milieu and therapeutic community activities
    6. Attend and/or facilitate educational groups and meetings as assigned
    7. Teach PIRs safe food preparation and storage
    8. Co-facilitate weekly Community Decision Making Group and support PIRs in mean development
    9. Actively support PIRs in facilitating socialization and recreation activities
  2. < >Document educational groups and any other significant PIR contact
  3. Participate in Case Consultation Mtgs., staff mtgs. And supervision as assigned
  4. Read log daily and document in log when the shift begins and at the end of the shift
  5. Accompany PIRs to appointments and shopping as assigned
  6. Complete all paperwork as required by agency and licensing bodies
  7. Provide emergency coverage for next shift
  8. Attend training as required by RHD and licensing bodies
  9. As assigned by Director insure continuity of care
  10. Support and model the values of RHD and the effective implementation of the Recovery Oriented System of Care to staff and PIRs
 
Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications
  1. High School diploma with a minimum of 1 year experience preferred
  2. Experience with Mental Health clients preferred
  3. Knowledge of or experience working with homelessness, addiction, residential facilities, mental illnesses recovery preferred
  4. Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner preferred
  5. Experience with Criminal Justice population preferred
  6. Valid driver’s license
  7. Criminal clearances required
  8. FBI clearance, as needed
  

Resources for Human Development, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran or disability status.

Required Experience

Mental Health or forensic experience preferred.  Staff will be trained on the job

Required Education

HIgh School 

Required Qualifications

6 months experience preferred.

Program Summary

Residential LTSR for male clients with mental health and / or forensic history
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.