*2 Work Shifts:
1. Night 4pm-12am and Weekend is included.
2. Overnight Position 12am-8am and Weekend is included.
High School Diploma or High School Equivalency (GED) required. A.A. and proven experience working in a residential setting as a counselor with homeless families /children preferred. Strong interpersonal skills, understanding of early childhood /parenting needs, flexible, able to respond quickly to a wide range of situations as they arise.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
1. Acting as “hands-on” support to the entire staff, share responsibility for the safety,
2. Security and maintenance of the facility in 8-hour shifts, 24 hours daily.
a. It is your responsibility to keep your CARES account, (password, login) up to date and active. You should alert your immediate supervisor if you are unable to access CARES.
b. Performing the two step process in accepting new intakes from the Pending Arrivals section in CARES, which includes the client manually signing the VDP.
c. Checking the status of vacant rooms in CARES (list all units), as ‘AVAILABLE’ OR ‘MAINTENANCE’; all rooms should be in ‘AVAILABLE’ status unless notified by a Supervisor.
d. Ensuring that you are in the possession of the Nightly Roster to verify attendance from CARES during change over.
e. Verifying Census by checking AWOL client’s status in CARES to see if they have been taken off the Census.
f. Contacting HERO to get AWOLED clients removed from census.
-Do “rounds” on floors, throughout building, and in front of the building to ensure safety and security of parents and children.
-Work with residents regarding Individual room “inspections” for cleanliness.
-Help new residents move into rooms, orient them to the Program, etc.
-Do preliminary Intakes when Case Managers are not available.
-Work with mothers around housekeeping.
-Assist clients who are moving out to take belongings downstairs.
-Prepare progress notes, statistics, incident (submitting in CARES) and other reports as required in a timely manner.
-Maintain flow of communication to all staff via logs, morning reports, etc.
-Attend staff meetings, in-service and Agency meetings as required.
-Familiarize yourself with Arbor Inn Policies, Plant Operations and Security Requirements.