Relief Residential Specialist- on call

ASCEND Mental Wellness
4.7 out of 5
Hudson Falls, NY
$19 an hour - Part-time

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  • $19 an hour

Job type

  • Part-time

Shift and schedule

  • Overnight shift
  • Evenings as needed
  • On call


Hudson Falls, NY

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  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Referral program

Full job description

Established in 1948, the Mission of ASCEND Mental Wellness is to encourage and assist individuals in discovering pathways to their optimal mental health and wellness, while supporting hope and awareness of well-being in our community.

There is a sign on bonus for this position!

ASCEND is seeking Relief Residential Specialists in all level of housing (Group homes, apartments, Housing First program). Relief Specialists work on an "as needed" basis. Hours are available at all times, especially evenings and overnights. Specialists may work on service plans, provide advocacy for residents, documentation, and perform light maintenance and housekeeping duties.

Job duties include but are are limited to:

  • Work with clients on their individual service plans
  • Work with the resident’s families as appropriate.
  • Help establish a pleasant, functional atmosphere within the residence, provide unobtrusive leadership as needed for house meetings, support, advice, and supervise resident’s daily living activities (housework, menus, shopping, hygiene, medication, budgeting, etc.),develop and implement specific programs in living skills for residents as indicated.
  • Encourage effective communication, personal and interpersonal awareness and independence among staff and residents.
  • Instruct residents in the use of house equipment, safety procedures and routines.
  • Assist residents with community integration (i.e.- programs, services, entertainment, socialization, etc.).
  • Provide informal case management services and counseling to residents as needed.

Education Requirements:
Applicants need to have a high school diploma and experience in the human services field. Associate or Bachelor Degree Preferred.

Hours per week:

  • 10-19
  • 20-29

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

This Job Is:

  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $19.00 per hour


  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Referral program


  • On call


  • Human Services: 1 year (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: Multiple locations

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