Residential Specialist I (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday Overnights) Job at Mental Health Connecticut, Inc., Bridgeport, CT

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  • Mental Health Connecticut, Inc.
  • Bridgeport, CT

Job Description

Job Type


Part-time

Description

Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) is a statewide not for profit provider agency that partners with individuals, their families, and the surrounding communities to create environments that support long-term health and wellness. We measure success by our ability to help individuals obtain a safe home, achieve whole health, realize a meaningful purpose, and develop connections in the community. MHC envisions a future where wellbeing is rooted in respect for the condition of being human. Our dedication to this mission is evident through our focus on community education, advocacy, and direct service.

MHC has an immediate part-time opening for Saturday, Sunday, Monday overnights (Sunday - Tuesday, 12:00 am - 8:00 am) for a Residential Specialist I within the Bridgeport area. This position will be responsible to document and deliver services, including Medicaid reimbursable services, if applicable, to persons in recovery in the activities outlined in their Individual Recovery Plans.

Pay Rate: $17.51 per hour. MHC is currently paying a shift differential of an extra $1.00 per hour worked between 12:00 am - 8:00 am.

Requirements

The Residential Specialist I responsibilities include:
  • Engage with persons in recovery to assure they participate in programs and activities.
  • Document all activities, communications, and encounters with individuals in recovery according to service contract and MHC requirements.
  • Teach and assist Activities of Daily Living (ADL) skills to maintain a clean and orderly environment.
  • Monitor and documents the self-administration of medications noting any refusal, resistance, reactions, errors, or special conditions.
  • Communicate immediate concerns with supervisory staff.
  • Provide emergent program site coverage when necessary. May be mandated to remain on site or to report beyond scheduled hours to provide essential coverage.
  • Attend trainings and meetings as required.
Education and/or Experience:
  • GED or High School Diploma required.
  • Experience in community mental health preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic counseling skills.
  • Experience with individuals who have mental health conditions and involvement in the criminal justice system preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
  • Stay current with all required trainings and certifications
Mental Health Connecticut, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, religion, citizenship, national origin/ancestry, physical/mental disabilities, military status or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE, M/F/D/V

No phone calls please

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Contract work, Part time, Immediate start, Shift work, Night shift, Weekend work,

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