Behavioral Health Services North, Inc.

Job 175504 - Homesteads on Ampersand Support Staff Relief
Plattsburgh, NY

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Job Details

Location: Plattsburgh, NY
Employment Type: Part-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

To assist mentally ill adults maintain independent living in current permanent supportive, mixed-housing setting. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provide clerical duties including but not limited to data entry, filing, answering phones, as needed
  • Reviews tenants’ needs and connects them with services that will help achieve success in independent living
  • Assists in the development of individualized Housing Assessment/Support Plan
  • Assists/provide support to tenants with all aspects of daily living skills
  • Accurately and timely documents on-going support services provided in accordance with Federal/State regulations and Agency policies/procedures
  • Meets with tenants in their home environment
  • Assists in the coordination of and facilitates social opportunities/events on-site to decrease tenant isolation/loneliness
  • Complies with BHSN and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Participates in staff meetings as scheduled

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience in the human services field preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to climb stairs; ability to lift up to 25 lbs
  • Valid NYS driver’s license, acceptable to insurance carrier, for required local travel
  • CPR certification required within 60 days of employment
  • Ability to perform household chores such as changing a light bulb, washing dishes, vacuuming, dusting, raking, light shoveling, sanding/salting outdoor steps/walkways, etc.
  • Certification of peer support training preferred
  • All shifts are stay awake shifts
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

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