Part-time position ! 15-20 hours per week.
Travel is required for the role. The ability to work evening and weekends is required.
Family and Community Professionals provide comprehensive community-based services to individuals and families. Services may include, but are not limited to: Individual Skill Development and Enhancement, Wellness Management and Recovery, Medication Monitoring (non-prescriber), and Individual and/or Family Psychoeducation. The goal of Recovery Services is to foster independence, community integration, health and wellness which in turn prevents out-of-home placements by utilizing client strengths and community resources to help people thrive in their homes and communities. Clients may be experiencing difficulties related to substance abuse and/or mental health concerns, as well as the effects of trauma and poverty.
Family and Community Professionals work collaboratively with the individuals, natural supports, social workers, and other provides to ensure a cohesive approach to services. Family and Community Professionals participate in team meetings and develop treatment objectives with social worker input. Given that the program serves the entire county, travel is required for the role.
The right candidate will be comfortable with an unstructured, flexible schedule with the ability to work evenings and weekends, travel in and around the service area, go into homes and exposure to all associated environmental factors, including cleanliness/pets/smokers, etc., and will be knowledgeable and aware of secondary trauma and self-care to promote sustainability.
Under the direction of an in-home recovery services program supervisor, program manager, and clinical supervisor, provides comprehensive community services (CCS) to individuals, families and groups. The work will involve recovery, support, and advocacy for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and/or AODA. This position requires meeting with clients in their home and/or community settings.
Essential Duties and responsibilities:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks required, according to program requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. (STANDARD LANGUAGE DO NOT CHANGE)
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Please note that these would be in addition to any minimum qualifications identified on the job description: The incumbent is required to have:
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
The incumbent of this position must have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to perform the essential duties of the role; a motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record per the LSS Driver Safety Procedure is required, and ability to meet LSS auto insurance requirements.
TRAVEL: Ability to travel on day trips as required up to 60%, depending on specific role.
LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.