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Community Reentry Specialist

Internship • Posted Feb. 14

  • Organization: GGStreetView
  • Location: Levittown, NY
  • Website: None
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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The purpose of this classification is to monitor all individuals entering and exiting the facility, and ensure the whereabouts of all clients are accounted for at all times. Employees will engage with clients on a routine basis, and utilize cognitive behavior techniques, in order to foster and promote positive and productive thinking and interpersonal skills; employees may be required to facilitate staff training on tasks related to coverage duties, as well as client group sessions on healthy decision making, as needed. May be required to work overtime, fill in for absent workers, as needed, in order to maintain desired staffing levels for a 24/7/365 operation.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Perform coverage duties at assigned facility
  • Conduct urine &/or alco-sensor testing for all clients entering the facility
  • Monitor safety & security of facility
  • Conduct outside perimeter checks
  • Observe & identify clients in unauthorized locations & communicate with case manager, program manager regarding appropriate corrective action
  • Document and report violations, hazards to the appropriate authority/designee
  • Monitor client telephone calls
  • Supervise facility internal and external clean-up & maintenance conducted by resident clients
  • Report property/facility malfunctions, needed repairs to appropriate maintenance staff
  • Engage with clients on an ongoing basis, utilizing cognitive behavioral techniques & cognitive behavior change tools (e.g., role playing, mirroring, reflecting), participate in prosocial engagement & activities with clients; foster & promote healthy decision making, positive & productive lifestyle perspective for resident clients
  • Maintain records of inventory & ensure designated areas are kept secure/locked
  • Dispense medication(s) to resident clients (i.e., not requiring Med-passing certification) as needed
  • Ensure clients receive meals when not present during schedule meal periods
  • Participate in mandatory staff meetings, brief incoming shift staff on client activities via pass-on logs
  • Assist with client intake procedures

Further information: Google Street View

Qualifications

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)

Experience: No prior experience necessary

Other Requirements

Must possess a valid Ohio Driver's License; must pass a criminal background check; must pass a pre-employment drug screening; must complete 40 hours of in-service training on an annual basis.

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