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  • Full Time
  • Illinois
  • Salary: $15.00/hour with overtime availability
  • Organization Type: Human/Social Services

Alcoholic Rehabilitation Community Home (ARCH)

SUMMARY: Provide supervision to ARCH clients in the absence of clinical staff and ensure smooth operation of program.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Basic knowledge of prevailing concepts of substance use treatment and 12-step support networks.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

·         Able to work cooperatively with clients, staff and community.

·         Maintain confidentiality requirements.

·         Must have regular attendance following schedule set forth by Executive Director.

·         Understands and follows policies and procedures, written and verbal.

·         Demonstrates understanding of the Bio-Psycho-Social needs of adult male substance use clients.

·         Demonstrates ability to supervise clients in the absence of clinical staff.

SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Engage in ongoing education in accordance with established policies and procedures. Complete orientation program. Perform alternative duties as determined by Executive Director and/or Senior Counselor.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Accountable to the Senior Counselor and Executive Director.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be in good health, write legibly and have adequate hearing for individual and group communication.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Must include adequate work space and equipment. Sufficient privacy to allow for written work, readings, etc. Work in a clean temperature-controlled environment.
Possible injury from combative clients.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: All responsibilities listed are essential functions. This list may not be inclusive of all essential functions for this position. Essential functions may be added or removed at employer discretion. Employee will be made aware of changes regarding in his/her job description.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Courteous and considerate towards clients and their families. Courteous and considerate towards visitors and staff. Telephone communications are courteous and informative. Displays sensitivity to the needs of clients and visitors. Handles conflicts with direct, open communication.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SAFETY STANDARDS: Reports all unsafe environmental conditions to the appropriate party (e.g., electrical hazards, spills, blocked fire exits, equipment failures, etc.).
Demonstrate personal responsibility for the overall appearance of the work area (e.g., cleanliness, trash, clutter, soiled carpet and floors). Monitor environmental factors affecting clients comfort (e.g., temperature, lighting, sound and privacy. Complete all mandatory annual education programs to ensure safety of him/herself, other associates, clients and visitors.

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS: Perform job function in accordance with established standards and procedures, assuring the right jobs are done correctly. Contribute to team efforts and carry out assignments in a responsible manner, with attention to quality. Attend appropriate educational offerings to improve and build on personal skills.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

1.  Demonstrate ability to assist general operation of program

  • Conduct midnight bed check, make sure all clients are onsite and non-clients are not on premises.
  • Lock all doors except front at 10:00 pm.
  • Make sure all facility doors are locked at 12:00 am.
  • Interact with clients as needed in an appropriate fashion and document relevant   interactions in
  • ARCH’s electronic medical records (EMR).
  • Conduct Disaster Drills as needed (Fire, Flood and Tornado), completing required documentation of event.
  • Computer skills.
  • Be able to document observed medication via the EMR.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is as a full-time; employee is eligible for medical insurance benefits, and sick, vacation and personal time. Employee will be paid time and a half for hours worked during ARCH designated holidays. After 90-day probation period has expired, employee may request time off for special occasions. These requests are subject to management approval.

Cover letters and resumes can be emailed to me ryoung@archhouse.org