The Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) directly supports the RSS Supervisor in maintaining program operations in accordance with Chapter 5320 state regulation governing the Pledge for Independence, Empowerment and Recovery (PIER) Program. In addition to providing direct-care to individuals and performing the duties of the RSS professional, this position models effective interpersonal interactions, developing creative strategies aimed at enhancing consumers’ independent living skills, and maintaining professionalism. The RSS will perform responsibilities assigned by the Site Supervisor to ensure that quality services and operations are maintained.
Actively participate in supervision andprofessional development provided from RSS Supervisor
All other miscellaneous duties as requested orassigned by the RSS Supervisor or Program Leadership
Maintain all trainings, certifications andqualifications outlined the qualifications section.
Two years of experienceworking with individuals with Mental Health challenges preferred
Bachelor’s degree required
Valid driver’s license
State police, FBI and child abuse clearances, as indicated
Ability to effectively communicate both verballyand in written form
Ability to engage clients and staff in effective,therapeutic and healthy interactions
Problem Solving, conflict resolution, organizationand time management skills
Ability to maintain professional and therapeutic boundaries
Ability to utilize and navigate corporate email, internet applications, Microsoft programs and applications, and maintain basic computer skills needed for Electronic HealthRecords
The PIER (Pledge for Independence, Empowerment and Recovery) program is a new program located in Bucks County. The eight bed co-ed Long Term Structured Residential (LTSR) serves individuals with mental and behavioral health disabilities. Beds are alocated to Bucks County unless otherwise approved by Bucks County Behavioral Health (BCBH) and Bucks County Department of Mental Health/ Development Programs (MH/DP).
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.