Program Assistant/Addiction Services - Mental Health America of Dutchess County

MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF DUTCHESS COUNTY JOB POSTING FOR:

PROGRAM ASSISTANT/ADDICTION SERVICES

DUTIES:

  • Assist in maintaining the day-to-day operations of the residential program.

  • Provide support for therapeutic groups/activities as needed.

  • Model healthy boundaries and social skills within the program milieu.

  • Document notable and/or significant interactions & observations with residents in the shift/staff communication logbook.

  • Provide general direction and support to residents and assist with daily living activities.

  • Accountable for resident population at curfew and security of the premises.

  • Coordinate early morning activities (rising, breakfast, transportation, etc.) and evening/weekend activities.

  • Perform safety and security check of the facility and residents.

  • Perform routine and random searches of resident’s personal property.

  • Administer routine and random Breathalyzer tests and rapid multi-panel drug screens.

  • Assist and oversee residents with self-administration of medication.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A valid NYS driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

  • Successfully complete a criminal background check review.

  • Experience with direct care in a community residential setting.

  • Experience in addiction services preferred.

  • Ability to relate constructively with an adult population in a community residential setting.

  • Ability to maintain consistent and accurate implementation of policies and procedures.

Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem

Day Shift, Evenings, Weekends

Send resume to kwilliams@mhadutchess.org


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