Residential Associate - Evening/weekend hours required

Crossroads Community, Inc. - Cambridge, MD

Full-time

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Prefer B.S. in Behavioral Health, Psychology, Social Work, or related field and at least two years positively referenced work history in human services field.

SCHEDULE:

40 hours each week, Tuesday through Saturday schedule

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides person-centered support in a team environment to clients in the Residential Rehabilitation Program. The focus is on teaching skills and accessing resources for recovery and independent living. It includes daily monitoring of clients’ self-administration of medications, providing needed transportation, meeting productivity measures and daily documentation requirements.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mental health and/or psychiatric rehabilitation experience and/or knowledge sufficient to understand client needs.
  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to establish productive working relationships.
  • Demonstrate ability to teach independent living skills.
  • Physical mobility and dexterity to manage the environment in the event of an emergency.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds.
  • Read, write, and speak English well enough to communicate with others and maintain documentation in accordance with agency and accreditation standards.
  • Computer skills sufficient to enter the required data and documentation.
  • Pass the agency’s background check.
  • Clean driving record to support insurability by the agency’s insurance carrier.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive legally and safely transport clients in own vehicle if needed.
  • Work related use of a vehicle carrying minimum of 100/300/50 liability insurance.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Human Services: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)