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Direct Support Staff

Company: SSTAR
Location: Cranston
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:
SSTARbirth is a long-term, residential substance abuse treatment program specifically designed for pregnant, postpartum, and parenting women. SSTARbirth is located in Cranston, Rhode Island.We are have an openings for Direct Support Staff, Full Time between a mix of both 2nd and 3rd Shift, Rate of pay is $16.00phThe Direct Care Worker responsibilities include:Implementing program schedule and overseeing the activities of residents and children during the shift; Ensuring the safety and security of residents and children during the shift; Monitoring and documenting client self-administration of medication; and documenting shift activities. Specific Responsibilities

  • Direct Care Support Staff monitors safety and security of residents and children during the shift.
  • Implement program schedule as required by assigned shift.
  • Assist clients with establishing routines and following program schedule.
  • Direct Care Support Staff will oversee the activities of residents and children during the shift.
  • Communicate program philosophy, goals, and procedures to residents.
  • Direct Care Support Staff document shift activity in Communication Log Book.
  • Maintain safe storage and handling of client medications.
  • Monitor and document client self-administration of medication.
  • Knowledge of each resident's individual treatment needs.
  • Direct Care Workers will report any concerns and/or pertinent observations to the client's assigned counselor. If considered an emergency or needing immediate attention, report concerns to the Program Director
  • Responsible for Petty Cash and Receipts during shift.
  • Intervene in crisis situations and facilitate clients' resolution of conflict, when appropriate.
  • Participate in on-going supervision, staff training, and staff meetings.
  • Direct Support Staff will provide emergency coverage for the residence, as needed.
  • Report any crisis/concerns to the Program Director and/or Clinical Supervisor.
  • Participate in Clinical Review as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.We offer a great benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Generous Personal/Vacation/Sick accrual system, Life Insurance, 403B Retirement Plan, Pet Insurance discount and AFLAC plans.
    Required Experience:
    Good communication skills, ability to work independently, and crisis prevention and intervention skills are important. Prior experience working in Residential Treatment and/or knowledge of early recovery related issues is preferred.
    From: SSTAR

Keywords: SSTAR, Cranston , Direct Support Staff, Other , Cranston, Rhode Island

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