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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: 2021:3223-004

County: Philadelphia County, PA

FT/PT: Full Time

Location: 3223-CH: 1701 Callowhill

Schedule: Sun 3p-9p, Fri-Sat 3p-9p (18 hours)

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.

We are seeking a Part Time Residential Advisor to work in our Developmental Services Division in Philadelphia, PA.

Some of the responsibilities include the following: 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; prior experience with implementing behavior management plans and/or supports; or an combination of experience, education or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required.

Very good communication skills, both oral & written.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

This level will be utilized when the needs of the population serviced are determined to be more challenging and there is a history of behavioral problems. Scope: 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.

May be required to possess a valid drivers' license and an acceptable driving record (contingent upon facility location and client and program needs).

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

Horizon House offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical and dental, (9) nine paid holidays and generous paid time off, retirement savings plan, tax sheltered annuity, tuition reimbursement and opportunities for advancement. To be considered an applicant for this position please complete the pre- employment application by going to Horizon House is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veterans/Disabilities/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 employme t practices.