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Residential Aide - Adult Men

Company: Wellmore Behavioral Health
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Background

Our therapeutic shelter is a safe and supportive residential facility that provides case management and intensive treatment services for adult men age 18 and over. This is a short-term program (10-14 days on average) for those persons contemplating a step towards recovery and who are feeling challenged by residing in the community and maintaining abstinence, or for those who have completed formal treatment and are awaiting placement in the next level of care. Twenty-four-hour treatment services are provided by a professional, culturally sensitive staff.

As a member of the treatment team, the Residential Aide (Shift Monitor)is responsible for the well-being and safety of the clients while assisting with and supervising client activities. As a Residential Aide, you will remain awake on all designated shifts.

Hours:

Per diem: weekends, first and second, 3rd shift

Priority given to those that would like to work -Third Shift - 12am-8am weekends

Location: Waterbury, CT

Pay rate: $17/hr.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops positive working relationships with supervisor, co-workers and members of the clinical team.
  • Develops appropriate therapeutic relationships with clients
    --- Abides by the Code of Ethics.
    --- Facilitates assigned educational groups and community meetings.
    --- Supervises visiting hours.
    --- Models appropriate professional behavior
    --- Collects/administers urinalysis and breathalyzer tests.
    --- Supervises meal and snack times.
    --- Supervises self-administration of medication.
    --- Routine bed checks, house rounds and documentation of client counts.
    --- Makes clear and detailed entries in staff log and appropriate files.
    --- Attend staff meetings.

    Requirements/Experience:
    High School Diploma, prefer minimum 2 years college in counseling or related field. (Work experience in the field can be considered a substitution of college)
  • Knowledge of the recovery process is helpful and preferred.
  • Experience in a similar setting is desirable.
  • Bilingual preferred, but not required.
  • Must be able to climb 3-4 flights of stairs.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Must be reliable!

Keywords: Wellmore Behavioral Health, Waterbury , Residential Aide - Adult Men, Other , Waterbury, Connecticut

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