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On-Call Shelter Support (Silverdale)

COMPREHENSIVE MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

This is a Full-time position in Silverdale, WA posted December 9, 2020.

Function: This position is responsible for maintaining a safe and stable environment for young adults.

This position also provides crisis intervention, referral services, and strengthening support systems.

Serves as a member of an organization that welcomes, engages and serves individuals with complex wellness needs.

Responsibilities: 1.

Maintain a healthy environment for participants in shelter to minimize crisis behavior.

2.

Utilizes evidence-based practices, positive youth development, and harm reduction for behavior modification to facilitate positive behavior with participants.

3.

Provides oversight and maintain program structure to participants accessing YAS to include enforcing behavior expectations to maintain a safe and calm milieu.

4.

Makes decisions necessary to maintain the safety of staff and participants in YAS to include evicting a shelter participant or calling law enforcement when necessary.

5.

Plan and prepare any snacks, bedding, or other basic needs of participants.

6.

Participates in the coordination of services and program development in a multi-disciplinary team setting.

7.

Track participant attendance.

8.

Set up shelter each evening and clean up in the morning.

9.

Coordinates participant transition into and out of the shelter.

10.

Records significant interactions and behavioral data in daily log, behavior/safety plans and/or incident reports as needed.

11.

Verifies participants identification/age.

12.

Manages behavior expectations of participants.

13.

Communicate with Overnight Manager of significant activities as related to residents and facility.

14.

Ensure that ethical and professional standards of practice are maintained.

15.

In addition to the above, perform other duties as assigned.

Competencies: * Provides consistent professional and quality service to external and internal clients.* Demonstrates flexibility, adaptability, patience, and responds in a timely manner to all requests and seeks to diffuse problematic service requests.* Embraces the diversity of our work force and community and treats others with respect and without prejudice and bias.* Demonstrates tact and diplomacy when resolving conflicts directly with individuals involved.* Plans assignments to achieve objectives while paying close attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness.* Demonstrates timely, consistent, and direct communication is provided to team members, supervisors and clients.* Ability to receive and apply feedback, is accountable, and contributes to a positive work environment.* Demonstrates appropriate boundaries and values and professional demeanor and behavior.* Ability to complete paperwork within required time frames, meets content requirements, grammatically correct, and engages client participation in treatment planning and tx plans are signed by the client.* Use recovery language (i.e.

respectful, hopeful, person-centered, non-judgmental) Qualifications: * Education and direct experience working with high-risk youth, particularly street dependent, homeless, and run away youth.

If education is used to meet this requirement, degree/courses must be in a social science or related field.

A transcript may be requested to determine if courses taken qualify* Effective written and verbal communications skills.* Ability to transport consumers.* Valid driver s license; proof of insurance.

Comprehensive Life Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women, ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, Vietnam Era Veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.

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