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Community Care Specialist (PT)

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Location: Philadelphia County, PA
Company: RHD Womanspace Philadelphia
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Job summary/description:
Have you heard? Resources for Human Development (RHD) is hiring!

Appropriate candidates will be compassionate, caring and enthusiastic about our mission, and will possess the desire to interact with individuals creatively through modeling, teaching, assisting, and listening. This is a fast paced environment where communication, follow through and team work are crucial skills for all employees so that we can be successful in our service delivery. Understanding of substance use/addiction is necessary for this position.
Our ideal candidate is values oriented, service driven, and not just looking for their next job, but a career. Is that you?

Who we are:We are a DIFFERENT kind of company! As an employee of RHD, your ideas, thoughts, and experience will be valued. RHD emphasizes group decision-making and multi-level thinking, so that staff have maximum authority, creativity, freedom, and support to help meet the needs of the people we serve, without the cumbersome centralized bureaucracy.

How will you make an impact:RHD is seeking several part-time/on-call Community Care Specialists (CCS) to work directly with our residents by facilitating improved life skills, identifying and accessing community resources and providing support to achieve treatment goals. Additional daily responsibilities include building relationships, providing encouragement, oversight/demonstration of residential cooking and cleaning skills, documentation completion, and accompanying individuals on various outings/appointments.

What we offer:
  • Full benefits package.
  • PTO.
  • Free virtual fitness classes.
  • Scholarship and tuition programs.

Responsibilities/duties:
  • Build relationships with outside supports.
  • support residents with identifying and accessing community resources.
  • maintain the safety of environment through safety checks, building rounds, and engagement with all residents.
  • Provide encouragement, motivational interviewing, and ongoing support.
  • Facilitate accountability schedule and activities to support resident engagement.
  • Oversight/demonstration of residential cooking and cleaning skills and other activities of daily living.
  • Completion of documentation including incident reports, shift reports, safety checks and other reporting.
  • participate as a member of the treatment team through active participation in team discussions and email communications to share observations.

Required experience:
  • 2 years of Direct Care Service experience in drug and alcohol treatment is required.

Required education:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Some human service related secondary education is preferred.

Required qualifications:
  • Basic computer and typing skills.
  • Willingness to be trained in use of electronic health record.
  • CPR/First Aid certification is a plus.

Salary range: Starting rate is $14.25 an hour for part time/on-call positions.Schedule: Shifts are 12AM-8AM, 8AM-4PM, and 4PM-12AM.

Program summary:
Located in Germantown, Womanspace Philadelphia is a 10-bed residential facility for women with a history of chronic homelessness. WSP provides evidenced based treatment from a Recovery Model perspective. We are seeking Part time/on-call Community Care Specialist (CCS) to work with women who have substance use treatment needs along with overlapping medical, familial and mental health needs. For part time/on-call positions, amount of hours can vary according to your availability. Shifts are 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, and 4pm-12am.
Resources for Human Development, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran or disability status.

Come GROW with us! Learn more about RHD at www.rhd.org!

RHD employees and programs in the City of Philadelphia are required to follow the COVID vaccine mandate. The City of Philadelphia has issued an Emergency Regulation Governing the Control and Prevention of COVID-19 Mandating Vaccines for Healthcare Workers and In Higher Education, Healthcare, and Related Settings (“Vaccine Mandate Regulation”), which mandates vaccine for healthcare workers and in higher education, healthcare, and related settings. This mandate became Effective on August 16, 2021 and requires Healthcare Workers and certain workers at Healthcare Institutions to be fully vaccinated by October 15, 2021. Fully vaccinated means it has been two weeks since the final dose of vaccine. The regulation does allow individuals to apply to RHD for an exemption based on a sincerely held religious belief that would prohibit vaccination for COVID-19 or because of medical conditions that preclude administration of one of the available vaccines.

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