Looking Glass Community Services
  • 17-Apr-2019 to 01-May-2019 (PST)
  • RCC
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • $19
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401k options and more!


OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

SSAs schedules, coordinates, and supervises recreational and other group activities. Additionally provides input in the planning of program activities, maintain consistency and safety among clients, observe and record behavior patterns to aid in counseling and or service planning for clients, and document both positive and negative behavior patterns; provides leadership and direction to resident clients in performing daily housekeeping duties, chores, physical activity, recreation, hygiene, school work etc.; gives practical advice and counsel to clients in order to assist in developing skills. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:               Bachelor's degree in social science or related fields.

Experience:             Previous experience working in a residential setting with at-risk youth required.  

Availability:             Varies based on assigned shift - Currently a high need and focus for available awake overnight (10 pm - 7 am ) and weekend day and swing. Some Part-Time shifts still available (20 hours per week) Please indicate availability on application.

Certifications/License: Eligible for QMHA, valid Oregon Driver's license and insurable under agency's insurance.  Ability to pass Pro ACT crisis intervention training which includes verbal and physical intervention principles. (See Looking Glass employment page for details.)

Ability to: Work effectively as a member of an integrated team, Communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing, Sustain effective working relationships with diverse staff and business contacts, Maintain confidentiality, Demonstrate appropriate professional boundaries, Manage multiple priorities, working under pressure to meet deadlines, Project professional demeanor and appearance in a business environment, Follow established procedures and carry out oral and written instructions, Cultural sensitivity and ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds, Commit to Looking Glass mission and values.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Maintains therapeutic milieu by: implementing activities and skill building groups, developing treatment focused plans, maintaining safety, supervision, and security.
  2. Monitors residents' behavior and conduct and intervenes based on program guidelines.
  3. Perform Pro-Act trained restraints in accordance to program policy; ensuring client health and safety.
  4. Acts as a positive role model.
  5. Co-facilities group counseling and group skill building activities. 
  6. Assist treatment leadership in developing service plans and behavior support plans.
  7. Assists youth in developing and working toward goals.
  8. May act as shift lead during overnight shifts or as assigned in the absence of the regular lead.
  9. May provide behavior support and tutoring in the classroom during school hours.
  10. Performs housekeeping, maintenance, and clerical duties appropriate to the assigned shift.
  11. Documentation in logs, progress notes, and behavior support plans, email, and checklists.
  12. Attends staff meetings and trainings.
  13. Completes other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

 

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