WorkSource Oregon Residential Associates (F/T, P/T) - Halsey Street SRTF (NEW PROGRAM) in Portland, Oregon
About the Program Halsey Street Secure Residential Treatment Facility (SRTF) is an 8-bed facility, which promotes community safety and the psychiatric recovery of individuals who are being discharged from the State Hospital. Here, clients who are affected by severe and persistent mental illness receive quality treatment, stabilization and work towards recovery. About the Position We are ready to hire Residential Associates for our Halsey Street, SRTF in Portland, OR. This is a NEW program opening in November of 2020. If you have experience working as a Direct Support Professional (DSP), Residential Assistant (RA), Residential Counselor, Skills Trainer, or Caregiving for a client experiencing severe mental illness, then this position might be a good fit for you. Work Schedules: Day/Swing/NOC ($1.50 differential will apply during 10:00pm - 6:00am) Multiple shifts available, specifics will be determined in interviews This position requires that applicants have the ability to work as a member of a direct care team serving adults with severe and persistent mental illness; to support the development of life skills and therapeutic interventions; perform housekeeping and meal preparation; medication administration; and keep accurate clinical documentation. In addition, you will receive crisis de-escalation training, which requires performing various physical, hands-on maneuvers and techniques. Qualifications MUST be QMHA Certified through Mental Health & Addictions Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) -OR- MEET eligibility qualifications to register with MHACBO State of Oregon QMHA credentials criteria: a)Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science: Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or Human Development; b)OR minimum 6,000 HOURS verifiable mental health experience working with Severe Persistent Mental Illness population in a supervised social service setting; c)OR equivalent combination of behavioral science education in addition to satisfactory supplemental mental health experience and training Successful applicants MUST also have a valid Oregon driver's license, maintain a safe driving record, and the ability to pass a DHS criminal background check.