Therapeutic Mentor

$11.00 - $14.00 hourly
  • Santa Monica, Inc.
  • 401 South 39th Street, Omaha, NE, USA
  • Sep 15, 2020
Part time Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY :

  • This therapeutic mentor will serve as a direct care staff for our residential substance abuse treatment facility that serves adult women. This position provides supervision and support to residents as a part of the 24 hour direct care staff. The tech will be part of the team that provides oversight for the women during nontraditional business hours.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides supervision and support for program participants as a part of residential program staffing for 24 hour per day, 7 day per week schedule.
  • Documents client activity, progress and needs per established record keeping procedures.
  • Participates in monthly staff meetings to obtain information, provide information, and assist with service planning.
  • Provides support services for program participants under the direction of therapeutic staff.
  • Operate basic office equipment as needed to meet facility needs.
  • Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of facility, including monitoring program participants’ activities.
  • Orients clients to facility rules and addresses client non-compliance as necessary to create a safe and secure environment for other residents.
  • Works as a team member with other program staff to provide direct care to clients.
  • Observes program participants during medication time, documenting compliance/noncompliance.
  • Exhibit good verbal/written communication skills
  • Remains knowledgeable of support group services that provide support services for persons with substance abuse problems and their families.
  • Answer or direct incoming referrals with appropriate information.
  • Develops supportive relationship with clients.
  • Displays a courteous and caring attitude at all times to the clientele, volunteers, and visitors of the Agency.
  • Cooperates and collaborates with program area staff, volunteers, and other Agency staff.
  • Is dependable and punctual regarding scheduling and attendance.
  • Abides by all specific program and Agency procedures, policies, and requirements.
  • Develops personal and program related skills through participation in internal and external training opportunities including printed material and audio and/or visual media. This will include but is not limited to recognition of co-occurring conditions.
  • Performs other program related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications - two years of lived experience, knowledge of the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, High School Diploma, Valid Drivers License, acceptable driving record.

Preferred Qualifications - interest or education in human services, psychology, criminal justice and or behavioral health. Experience in the field, especially alcohol and drug use treatment experience.

Loan Forgiveness?

No

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