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Horizon House Inc Residential Advisor (Developmental Services) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Horizon House is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).

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Residential Advisor (Developmental Services)

Req Code: 2021:3118-005

County: Philadelphia County, PA

FT/PT: Full Time

Location: 3118-CH: 8500 Lindbergh B

Schedule: 10 hours split w/3911 -01

Job Description/Essential Functions:

Horizon House, a non-profit organization, has been widely recognized for its services as a provider of community-based behavioral health, intellectual disabled and homeless services in Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware. Each year, Horizon House provides a continuum of services at over 100 sites to over 4,5000 adults with psychiatric or developmental disabilities, drug and alcohol addictions, and/or homelessness. A pioneer in the field of community-based rehabilitation, Horizon House is widely recognized for its innovative approach to the delivery of services in a community setting.

Currently, we are seeking a full time Residential Advisor to work in our Developmental Services Division.

Some duties to include: To provide care and supervision of all assigned residents to ensure a safe, healthy, secure and pleasant environment, which promotes and reinforces resident growth and development. To assist in the design and implementation of the Individual Recovery Plans and document participant progress as they move through the service delivery system. To advocate resident growth toward independence in self-care, daily living skills, socialization and community living.

As well as other duties assigned.

Job Qualifications:

A.A. degree in the social sciences or health care related field and one year of relevant experience in the MH/MR field or High school diploma and two years experience in the mental health field; or any combination of experience, education or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required. Demonstrated crisis intervention/prevention and de-escalation skills required. Good communication skills, both oral & written. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Requires the ability to lift carry, fold, kneel, reach, stack, stoop and bend which may include direct intervention with residents.

Possess manual dexterity and fine motor skills.

Required to possess a valid drivers' license and an acceptable driving record

May require frequent crisis intervention in emergency situations.

May be required to report to work during emergencies including inclement weather.

Horizon House offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including: medical & dental, (9) nine paid holidays, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings plan, voluntary tax sheltered annuity, transit benefit program, opportunities for advancement and more. To be considered an applicant, please you can apply at www.hhinc.org and click on the careers tab. Horizon House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer * M/F/Veteran/ Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Horizon House is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, Horizon House considers qualified applicants for positions without regard to  race, color, religious creed, gender identity, marital status, military status, ancestry, national origin, English Limited Proficiency (LEP), age, sex, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, source of income, familial status, domestic or sexual violence victim status, LGBTQ, AIDS or HIV status, union membership,  veteran status, psychiatric disability, other disability or other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodation is available during the application process upon request without penalty.  Horizon House is committed to these principles in our employment practices.