FT Therapeutic Mentor

$17.00 - $19.00 hourly
  • Santa Monica, Inc.
  • May 08, 2024
Full time Other Behavioral Health Positions Technical Aids

Job Description

·         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-occuring conditions.

·         Performs other program related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

PREFERRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

·         Interest/Education in human services, psychology, social work, sociology or a related field

·         2 or more years experience in human services field

·         Alcohol/drug abuse experience preferred

·         Valid driver license/ acceptable driving record

MINIMUM QUALFICATIONS

·         Knowledge of the 12 steps treatment program

·         High School Diploma

·         Valid Driver license/acceptable driving record

·         Associates degree or higher in human service related field or two years experience/training or lived recovery experience with demonstrated skills and competencies in the provision of substance abuse services.

Other Salary Information

Health, Dental, Vision, EAP, Paid Time Off. HIRING BONUS after 90 days $500

Loan Forgiveness?

Yes

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Additional Keywords

Tech, Entry Level, Evenings and Weekends