Residential Clinical Support Specialist

Residential Clinical Support Specialist

Job Overview

**Sign on Bonus** $1000 for candidates who are selected to be paid in two increments-$500 at hire and $500 after 90 days of employment

JOB SUMMARY:

Swope Health is seeking a Full-time Residential Clinical Support Specialist to provide management and leadership to Intensive mental health technicians to ensure coordination of care for residential clients.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

Supervision and management of mental health technicians.

Ability to engage and assist individuals in learning and practicing skills that promote independent living.

Monitor individual participation and progress in organized treatment programs to assure the planned provision of service according to the individual’s treatment plan.

Participate in the development or revision of a Person Centered Individualized Treatment Plan as a member of the CPRP and Healthcare Home treatment team.

Assist and promote the person to engage and access family, guardians, significant others, friends, religious supports and a variety of community agencies and resources to provide ongoing social, educational, vocational and recreational supports and activities.

Coach individuals to learn and practice symptom management skills within the community-at-large to assist the person in achieving and maintaining their community adjustment.

Champion recovery efforts for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, chemical dependency and/or co-occurring disorders in a manner that supports the dignity, respect, self-determination, and empowerment of each individual

Assist in implementation of individual treatment plan activities that promote independent living to include wellness activities, cooking and nutrition, transportation, budgeting, and household management.

Assist with planning, coordination and scheduling of activities that promote recovery, symptom management, and community engagement.

Ongoing training and development of staff to address training needs and to train staff to residential standard operating procedures

To provide crisis management support to individuals who reside in Swope Health Services residential facilities and to residential staff.

Monitor safety, cleanliness, and condition of residents units

Provide protective oversight and follow crisis intervention protocol.

Perform all other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field (psychology, education, nursing, criminal justice, recreational therapy, social work, psychology, human development and family studies, counseling, child development, gerontology, rehabilitation counseling) preferred OR equivalent experience with consumers and their families receiving psychiatric, substance abuse, developmental disabilities services to move towards their personal, social and vocational competency in order to live successfully in the community for every year of required education.

Experience working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness in a mental health or social service residence preferred.

Patience and ability to establish rapport with individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness and substance use disorders.

Flexible schedule and reliable transportation with a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

Supervisory experience preferred.

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