Job Description

Residential Support Specialist

A responsible individual who provides supervision of the house during assigned hours. In addition, under the direct supervision of the Program Director or designee, he/ she coordinates and facilitates social programs for residents. Requires week end availability, 20 hrs. /week

    • Responsible for house during shift hours.
    • Supervision of residents in planned various activities and provides necessary approved transportation.
    • Supervises residents meal preparations, clean-up and daily chores.
    • Acts as a role model for residents.
    • Responsible for clients and the facility safety and security, including substance abuse screening with the appropriate follow-up discipline.
    • Maintain confidential progress notes and other documentation on client activity.
    • Participates in in-service training, supervision and workshops toward the development of increased knowledge of chemical addiction, individual and group counseling.
    • Perform other related tasks as directed by the Program Director.
    • Capable of responding to emergencies and incidents as they occur.
    • In the event of staff shortage, you may be required to work up past your shift until relief can be found
    • Must be awake and alert during shift hours.
    • May be required to transport clients in personal or Agency vehicle.

Job Requirements

    • Good personal, interactive and motivational skills.
    • Appropriate and creative social skills to plan activities and supervise residents.
    • Written and verbal communication skills.
    • CT driver’s license with good driving record helpful
    • Associates Degree in Human Services field or high school diploma (G.E.D.) and a working knowledge of substance abuse treatment

How to Apply

Interested candidates may apply here

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