St. Martin de Porres House of Hope is a highly structured, supportive; community-based 12-18-month residential program for women, and their children, who are in recovery from substance abuse addiction. The Night Monitor will provide for safety and order by being alert, monitoring the building to detect suspicious activity, assist residents and ensure the safety of all occupants.
Check in with staff before the start of shift in order to be up to date on earlier events and activities.
Makes continuous rounds of the entire building including dorms, fire alarm, doors & locks; every hour (60 minutes); and document this in the relay book.
Ensure that electronic devices are not being used in the dorms after 10:00 P.M.
Check the parking lot every hour (60 minutes) from the parking lot window and look out the front door.
Check dorms to ensure each resident is in his/her assigned bed.
Check dorms and hallways for crates or other materials that could cause a fall or block emergency exit from the building
Complete Incident Reports for unusual occurrences as trained before end of shift; and send an email to the Executive Director and Recovery Home Supervisor.
Prepare breakfast for the residents.
Transports youth to school in the morning.
Complete special projects as assigned by the Recovery Home Supervisor.
Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Able to practice effective interpersonal conflict resolution and de-escalation techniques.
Maintain strong and healthy boundaries.
Demonstrate professionalism, including the understanding and practice of professional ethics.
Able to assist individuals with non-emergency medical conditions, and speak frankly but sensitively about sexual health and safety.
Ability to interact effectively and in a supportive manner with persons of diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds.
Ability to adhere to St. Martin’s Ethics Statement in all aspects of the program.
Ability to perform keen observation of residents by seeing, hearing, and verbally communicating with co-workers and other service providers.
Ability to practice effective interpersonal conflict resolution and de-escalation techniques.
Ability to maintain calm demeanor when faced with challenging behaviors.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Two years experience working in a residential facility.
Basic computer skills; and strong verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to be alert working overnight.
Must be able to walk up and down between two to four flights of stairs without assistance every hour (60 minutes) during course of an 8-hour shift.
Must be able to stand and sit for extended periods of time.
Must be able to lift a maximum of 20lbs.
Must be able to squat, bend over, lift arms overhead, sit and stand repeatedly during shift.
Vision and hearing capability (with correction), to see possible intruders, unusual noises as well as close identification of possible tampering of written information for prescriptions.
Valid driver license with no suspensions in effect in the previous three (3) years prior to hire.