Complete orientation with all new residents upon arrival.
Help residents achieve recovery goals and objectives by coaching and guiding residents in resolving problems and acquiring skills for living a sober lifestyle.
Monitor residents for compliance with the agency’s expectations, rules, and regulations.
Transport residents and their children using the agency vehicle.
Document activities to ensure ongoing maintenance of records and reports (i.e. communication log, end of shift report, incident reports, etc.).
Conduct drug testing.
Provide child care to residents and teach effective parenting skills.
Cook and serve meals.
Monitor residents self-administer and refill medication.
Answer the phone, front door; and greet visitors.
Conduct facility checks at the start and end of shift as well as hourly during shift.
Serve as a dorm monitor; conduct dorm checks and complete required paperwork.
All other duties as assigned. .
Must be able to walk up and down between two to four flights of stairs without assistance 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 20 lbs.
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.
Record daily documentation of residents’ behaviors and actions.
Talk to residents and co-workers to convey information so that others are informed.
Write clearly and succinctly to ensure the appropriate message is conveyed.
Use appropriate grammar, tone, sentence structure, etc.
Communicate pertinent information, such as crisis and safety issues.
Consistently sign in and out of communication and vehicle logs.
Follow up when information is unclear; ask questions.
Complete all required paperwork accurately and on time,
Effectively utilize agency provided property (computers, fax, telephone, vehicle, etc.) for agency use only.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
High School Diploma, Food Handler’s Certificate and NCRS required; Associate degree in addiction studies, psychology or sociology and CADC preferred.
Minimum five (5) years of substance abuse/human services/peer recovery experience (life experience considered); must have a working knowledge of addiction and recovery and understanding of the 12-step philosophy.
Maintenance of a valid Illinois driver’s license with no suspensions in effect in the previous three (3) years prior to hire.
Knowledge of word processing and basic computer functions; intermediate to advance level of computer skills required.
No history of child abuse or neglect.
Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing.
Must be available to work a flexible rotating shift that includes evening, overnight, and weekends.
Additional Salary Information: Full-time with benefits (medical, dental, vision and life insurance).
About St Martin de Porres House of Hope
St. Martin de Porres House of Hope is a healing community where women and their children recover from substance abuse. Our vision is to empower women to live a drug-free life.