This is a girl’s adolescence residential group home. The Shift Supervisor will maintain awareness of the importance of language used, and avoid stigmatizing language and conduct. Teach basic and community living skills to clients, either individually or in group settings. Provide administrative and clinical oversight and supervision to assigned staff per division standards; and ensure staff are providing the highest quality treatment and support services to clients. Provide consultation and guidance to assigned staff to encourage continual improvement in performance. Interviewing, selecting, and training assigned staff; directing the work of assigned staff and apportioning work among assigned staff as appropriate; and handling employees complaints appropriately. Assisting assigned staff in planning their work and in determining the most appropriate techniques to be used. Ensuring assigned staff are providing appropriate services; all staff are providing appropriate co-occurring services; all staff are submitting timely and quality documentation per program/division and legal requirements. Recognize, respond to and defuse volatile or dangerous situations in an appropriate manner .Qualifications
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- At least two (2) years of experience working directly with seriously emotionally disturbed children or seriously mentally ill adults or completed two (2) years (48 hours) of college classesOR
- Certified as a behavioral health technician or mental health professional.
- 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 driver's license in the state in which you reside.
- Must be insurable under LCI's automobile plan.
- Good oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work within the guidelines established in the policies and procedures of the agency and assigned program division.
- 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, family members of persons served, and co-workers.
- Ability to problem solve and advocate for persons served.
- Ability to assist in maintaining a therapeutic milieu.
- Will be required to complete in-service training in the treatment of mental health disorders, abuse regulations and confidentiality.
Interested applicants please visit www.elakeviewcenter.org 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.