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Resources For Human Development, Inc. Community Care Specialist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Description/Job Summary

Have you heard? Resources for Human Development (RHD) is hiring!

Our ideal candidate is values oriented, service driven, and not just looking for their next job, but a career.

/Is that you?/

Who We Are

We are a DIFFERENT kind of company!

As an employee of RHD, your ideas, thoughts, and experience will be valued. RHD emphasizes group decision-making and multi-level thinking, so that staff have maximum authority, creativity, freedom, and support to help meet the needs of the people we serve, without the cumbersome centralized bureaucracy.

How Will You Make An Impact

RHD is seeking* one full time 4pm-12am (Monday through Friday) and several part-time/on-call* Community Care Specialists (CCS) to work directly with our residents by facilitating improved life skills, identifying and accessing community resources and providing support to achieve treatment goals. Additional daily responsibilities include building relationships, providing encouragement, oversight/demonstration of residential cooking and cleaning skills, documentation completion, and accompanying individuals on various outings/appointments.

*What We Offer *

  • Full Benefits Package

  • PTO

  • Free Virtual Fitness Classes

  • Scholarship and Tuition Programs

Starting rate is $14.25 an hour for part time/on-call positions. Shifts are 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, and 4pm-12am.

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  • Build relationships with outside supports

  • support residents with idenitfying and accessing community resources

  • maintain the safety of environment through safety checks, building rounds, and engagement with all residents

  • Provide encouragement, motivational interviewing, and ongoing support

  • Facilitate accountability schedule and activities to support resident engagement

  • Oversight/demonstration of residential cooking and cleaning skills and other activities of daily living

  • Completion of documentation including incident reports, shift reports, safety checks and other reporting

  • participate as a member of the treatment team through active participation in team discussions and email communications to share observations

Required Experience

  • 2 years of Direct Care Service experience in drug and alcohol treatment is required.

Required Education

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Some human service related secondary education is preferred

Required Qualifications

  • Basic computer and typing skills, willingness to be trained in use of electronic health record

  • CPR/First Aid certification is a plus.

Appropriate candidates will be compassionate, caring and enthusiastic about our mission, and will possess the desire to interact with individuals creatively through modeling, teaching, assisting, and listening. This is a fast paced environment where communication, follow through and team work are crucial skills for all employees so that we can be successful in our service delivery. Understanding of substance use/addiction is necessary for this position.

Program Summary

Located in Germantown, Womanspace Philadelphia is a 10-bed residential facility for women with a history of chronic homelessness. WSP provides evidenced based treatment from a Recovery Model perspective. We are seeking Part time/on-call Community Care Specialist (CCS) to work with women who have substance use treatment needs along with overlapping medical, familial and mental health needs. For part time/on-call positions, amount of hours can vary according to your availability. Shifts are 12am-8am, 8am-4pm, and 4pm-12am.

Resources for Human Development, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran or disability status.