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Supportive Housing Overnight Residential Specialist

ASCEND Mental Wellness
4.7 out of 5
25 Maple Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839
$16 an hour - Full-time

Location

25 Maple Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance

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.

ASCEND offers a comprehensive benefit package including healthcare benefits, retirement plan enrollment, and paid time off including holidays, vacation, personal and sick time. Salary will be based on qualifications.

ASCEND is seeking a Overnight Residential Specialist to assist our clients in our Supportive Housing program in Glens Falls and Hudson Falls. This is an awake position split between TWO locations.

A shift differential of $2 per hour is given to hours worked between 11pm-7am.

A sign-on bonus is also available for this position.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Obtain pertinent information from Residential Specialists when reporting for shift, and pass on pertinent information to Residential Specialists at end of shift.
  • Supervise resident self-administration of medications as indicated by program.
  • Assure security of residence throughout shift.
  • Be readily available to all residents throughout shift.
  • 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 as necessary.
  • Be attentive to the residence and its functioning, make small repairs as needed and inform supervisor of larger maintenance issues.
  • Complete appropriate paperwork as necessitated.
  • Implement fire drills and report safety concerns to supervisor immediately.*
  • Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and required in-service trainings.
  • Provide behavioral intervention when necessary and work with residents to utilize self-control/improved coping skills in de-escalation.
  • Represent the agency in a positive manner.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent, with at least two years’ experience working in direct service provision in the human services field.
  • Valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to Agency insurance standards.
  • Must be of good character and background and display an affinity for working with people with mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders.

Must have the ability to work independently, have good problem solving skills and have the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

ASCEND Mental Wellness provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Night shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Hudson Falls, NY 12839: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Direct Care: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Overnight Shift (Required)

Work Location: In person