Requisition Number: WOSPA-CMCRS-H-01-2020-01
Job Title: Community Care Specialist
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $14.25 per hour

Community Care Specialist

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Description/Job Summary

Located in Germantown, Womanspace Philadelphia is a 10-bed residential facility for females with a history of chronic homelessness. WSP provides evidenced based treatment from a Recovery Model perspective.  We are seeking On-Call/Holiday Community Care Specialists (CCS) to work with women who have substance use treatment needs along with overlapping medical, familial and mental health needs.   

Starting rate is $14.25 an hour.   

On-Call/Holiday positions are currently open. Amount of hours can vary according to your availability though ability to work flexible weekend hours and all holidays is a MUST.  This position has potential for full-time.  Only applicants that meet the requirements outlined above will be considered.  To complete your application, please submit your resume.

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, and veteran or disability status.

Responsibilities/Duties

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

The CCS will work directly with our residents; facilitating improved life skills, identifying and accessing community resources and providing support to achieve treatment goals.  Additional daily responsibilities include building relationships, providing encouragement, oversight/demonstration of residential cooking and cleaning skills,  documentation completion, and accompanying individuals on various outings/appointments.  CCS will also work directly with Clinicians, Psychiatrist, Nurses, outside angency staff (Case Managers, PCPs) to contribute to our holistic approach to treatment. 

Appropriate candidates will be compassionate, caring and enthusiastic about our mission, and will possess the desire to interact with individuals creatively through modeling, teaching, assisting, and listening. This is a fast paced environment where communication, follow through and team work are crucial skills for all employees so that we can be successful in our service delivery.  Main shifts are 8 hours long; 12 a.m.-8 a.m., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and 4 p.m.-12 a.m.  We are looking for new Team Members with the flexibility to work Holidays, Weekends and be On-Call for emergency coverage on short notice-there is also opportunity for additional scheduled shifts throughout the month. 

Required Experience

2 years of Direct Care Service experience in drug and alcohol treatment is required.

Required Education

High school diploma or GED and some human service related secondary education is preferred

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED + some human service related secondary education is preferred. 
  • 2 years of Direct Care Service experience in drug and alcohol treatment is required.
  • CPR/First Aid certification is a plus. 

Program Summary

Womanspace Philadelphia is a 10-bed residential treatment facility offering a spectrum of services from withdrawal management through connection to housing for women experiencing chronic homeless and substance use.
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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.