Look no further for a fulfilling career- Florence Crittenton is now seeking permanent Family-Centered Aides!
Apply on-line at https://www.florencecrittenton.org/employment-application/
Application, Resume, and Cover letter should address your availability, and reason for applying for this position.
Florence Crittenton Family-Centered Aides provide therapeutic supervision to clients, monitor and maintain order in the home and assist clinical staff as needed. Assure adherence to state statutes and rules, accreditation standards, and federal regulations including HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2. Positively represents the organization and promotes Florence Crittenton’s mission to the community. Must be 21+ to apply.
Schedule: 34+ hours/week
- Swing shift schedule available
- Access to paid training and development opportunities
- Family-friendly work environment
- Health insurance with employer contribution (valued at over $4800 per year)
- Optional Dental and Vision insurance
- A free Life insurance policy, with options to purchase additional coverage
- Paid Vacation Time
- Sick Leave
- Paid Holidays, including a Floating Holiday
- Holiday Pay
- 403(b) Retirement plan with up to 3% employer match
- Satisfaction that the work you do directly impacts young families
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Working knowledge of mental health, trauma, substance abuse, family-centered treatment, client-centered treatment, and recovery;
- general familiarity with family system dynamics;
- thorough knowledge of ethical performance standards and their application;
- demonstrated knowledge of appropriate boundary setting
- Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing with individuals and in groups
- Ability to take direction and work adjunctively with therapeutic team
- Possess knowledge and compassion of clients with addiction
- Problem solving skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Project management experience
- Ability to multi-task
- Leadership skills
- Work under minimal supervision
- Exercise initiative
- Team player
- Knowledge and skilled application of word processing and proficient computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
- Therapeutic supervision of clients and client activities, including recreational activities that support healthy family living and parenting support.
- Models appropriate parenting interactions including promoting attachment and supporting exploration within the child’s appropriate developmental stage. If the client is not able to provide adequate supervision/support to their dependent child, the Aides will model appropriate parenting, and provide support to help the client be successful. Aides will model healthy family living and activities between the client and their child/ren. It is likely that when a client first enters the program, the parenting support from staff will be greater with the intention that the client will take on more of the direct parenting role as she progresses through the program.
- Actively involved in facilitating therapeutic activities and interventions that help sustain sober, healthy living as designed by the team.
- Facilitates daily structure and routine that supports rehabilitation as outlined by the Clinical Team.
- Actively involved in team decisions and communicates to clients directly as part of the team in a way that supports the client’s recovery journey.
- Follows weekly sober family living and healthy life activities curriculum as designated by the Clinical Team.
- Remains in the program area interacting with clients directly (not the office space) unless overseeing client’s self-administration of medication during scheduled medication times or completing documentation during scheduled documentation times.
- Completes all required documentation thoroughly and in a timely manner prior to the end of each shift. If an emergency arises during shift and more documentation is required to be completed, it is expected that the Aides responsible for that documentation will remain on shift to complete the documentation before leaving FC premises.
- Report all incidents, unusual events and emergencies immediately to the supervisor on duty and in accordance with Mandatory Reporting laws and FC’s policies and procedures.
- Assures that Activities of Daily Life Charts (ADL Charts) are utilized appropriately to document client care issues, ensuring that each treatment goal is charted on complete with the therapeutic interventions used by staff and progress made on each goal during the shift. These charts should highlight the client’s recovery through documenting on a variety of outlined goals.
- Monitor all visitors and assure that no contraband is brought into the facility by visitors or clients.
- Administer drug screen protocol for clients as appropriate.
- Attend all scheduled staff meetings and in-services and be an active participant (see training section below)
- Supervise food preparation and completion of home beautification. If clients are not able to complete these tasks, staff will model completion of these activities.
- Prepare meals and snacks according to the provided and approved menu.
- Maintain overall cleanliness and organization of house. Complete inventory and stock supplies as needed.
- Complete bed checks every 30 minutes if client/child is not in the milieu to ensure client welfare.
- Oversee client self-administration of medications.
- Follow guidelines under code of conduct section in employee handbook.
- Monitor client breaks from the milieu area.
- Support clients in having access to regular physical activity by taking them for supported walks, outside time, or to the gym for activity.
- Perform home beautification/housekeeping tasks, as assigned.
- Complies with regular, predictable and reliable attendance.
- Transport clients to outside activities (appointments as designated and/or approved/planned recreational activities) in a safe and prudent manner observing all driving laws and FC’s policies and maintain driving logs.
- Assure all incident report forms are filled out according to FC’s policies.
- Become familiar with emergency procedures.
- Attends mandatory monthly training, weekly brush-up trainings in weekly mandatory staff meetings, and one-to-one training/supervision as needed.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor; and
- Continuing training on co-occurring treatment, substance use disorders, de-escalation, trauma-responsiveness and family-centered treatment.
Application, Resume, and Cover letter should address your availability, and reason for applying for this position