Evening ADL Specialist (HTS)
Center for Urban Community Services
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Post Date: Apr 15, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York
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Description
The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for an ADL Specialist position at the CUCS’ Harlem Transitional Services-Kelly Safe Haven. HTS’ Kelly Safe Haven is a 60- bed residence. It provides chronically street homeless individuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse assistance in obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. The Housing First/Harm Reduction Model is used to engage people who otherwise may not accept services. A multidisciplinary staff works collaboratively with the residents on their recovery, and housing goals. Staff receive extensive training in Evidence Based Practices including Motivational Interviewing, Wellness Self-Management and Behavioral Treatment Interventions for substance abuse.

The ADL Specialist will work on the evening team 4pm-12am and will be responsible for supporting the program residents with the following:

·         Complete routine room checks and generate report to all staff

·         Monitor bed areas and prompt clients to clean/de-clutter

·         Liaise with program staff to assist residents with move-in/move-out

·         Supervise and coordinate weekly linen exchange

·         Organize, distribute and track donations

·         Organize, distribute and track hygiene supplies

·         Client support: prompting to bath, provide verbal prompts when needed, visual aids, etc.

·         Purchase clothing when donations are not available

·         Coordinate/escort residents to free community haircuts

·          Conduct client welcome tours

Requirements
Requirements: For ADL Specialist 1: High School Diploma and 2 years experience. ADL Specialist 2: 2 years as ADL Specialist/CM1 or, Bachelor’s Degree, or BSW, or, HS Diploma and 4 years relevant experience. For ADL Specialist 3: 2 years as ADL SPecialist /CM 2, or, Bachelor’s Degree or BSW, and 1 year relevant experience, or, HS Diploma and 6 years relevant experience. Note: For every 30 college credits earned, 1 year of experience may be reduced from the requirement for applicants with HS diplomas.

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