Lakeview Center Inc.


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Description/Job Summary


A Shift Leader/Recreation Coordinator assists the counselors/therapeutic/nursing staff by providing clinical support to adults or children who are receiving substance abuse, mental health services or co-occurring disorders in residential programs, inpatient settings, day/evening programs, outpatient programs and/or community-based programs.  The Shift Leader/Recreation Coordinator is responsible for, but is not limited to: Establishing a positive helping relationship with persons receiving services.  Assisting persons receiving services to complete activities of daily living, including accessing needed resources and building functional relationships with others.  Ensuring the safety of the person receiving services.  Implementing specific interventions according to the person’s treatment or service planMonitoring and documenting the person’s progress.  Provide clinical oversight and supervision to program staff to include the following positions: Behavior Technicians.  Complete recreation assessment within one week of client admission.  Create and maintain monthly recreation .  Purchase and inventory unit recreational supplies.  Request and monitor recreation funds.  Must be able to exert a force (lift, carry, push, or pull) 10-25 pounds frequently, and up to 10 pounds constantly.  Must be able to drive a facility automobile.  Vision requirements include close and distance vision.  Must be able to performance the de-escalation techniques of crisis prevention intervention including the physical intervention techniques.  Seclusion and Restraints.  Medication Awareness training.  Medication 101 training.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have five (5)  years experience working directly with seriously emotionally disturbed children or seriously mentally ill adults and in-service training in the treatment of mental health disorders, abuse regulations and confidentiality.
  • Will work under the supervision of a bachelor’s (minimum) level practitioner.
  • Must be able to provide individualized, integrated mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to meet the needs of individuals served and their families.
  • Must be able to use a computer.
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must have a valid drivers license
  • Must be insurable under Center’s automobile plan
  • Must be able to travel locally to person’s served homes, training locations and other locations as necessary.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within the guidelines established in the policies and procedures of the agency and program
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with multidisciplinary staff
  • Ability to recognize signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Ability to effectively relate to a variety of individuals, including persons living with a mental illness and/or substance use disorder, persons with developmental disabilities, professional and support staff, and family members of persons served
  • Ability to problem solve and advocate for persons served
  • Ability to assist in maintaining a therapeutic milieu
  • Ability to provide client transportation in the absence of the facility transporter.

To Apply

Interested applicants please visit and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.

Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED.

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