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Specialized Enhanced Supportive Housing- Mental Health Housing

Company: Support Solutions of the Mid South
Location: Germantown
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Specialized Enhanced Supportive Housing- Mental Health HousingJob Location Memphis - Memphis, TNPosition Type Full-Time/Part-Time GET PAID WEEKLY!!! $300 Sign-on bonus after successful completion of 90 days of service for FT and PT (24 hours per week) hires!$300 Referral Bonus for employee referred hires who successfully complete 90 days of service and work FT or PT hours!BE PART OF A DYNAMIC TEAM DEDICATED TO HELPING OTHERS!The Specialized I/DD Direct Support Professional works in a Mental Health Housing group setting, providing support to individuals with mental illness/IDD as they develop/maintain skills that enhance the quality of their lives in the community.Supports the person supported with personal care and daily routines, and in achieving outcomes from the supported person's plan of care.Helps the person supported become integrated with the community by ensuring that he/she is included, respected, valued, and has a variety of preferred relationships in the community of their choice.Provides a minimum of two educational training sessions per week, dealing with issues like side effects of medication, public transportation, etc. (if indicated in the person supported treatment plan), and document in progress notes. Must complete specialized enhanced supportive housing training and training involving individual needs (not limited to Person-Centered Treatment Plans). Training and materials will be provided by the organization.GENERAL FUNCTION:The position involves providing support to individuals with disabilities, empowering them to lead self-directed lives, and providing them with opportunities to develop/ maintain skills that enhance the quality of their lives. Our mission is to ensure that supported persons are happy, healthy and safe in an environment where they can enjoy life to the fullest extent possible.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities assistance with performing the essential functions of this position.Supports the person supported with personal care and daily routines, and in achieving outcomes from the Individual Support Plan. The ISP provides an overall view of the person and their goals, as well as the specific supports and services they need to be happy, healthy, and safe, in an environment where they can enjoy life to the fullest extent possible. Understands and practices Support Solutions philosophy and values in interactions with the person supported and community members by using language and actions that respect the worth and dignity of people at all times, connecting the person supported to preferred activities and experiences of their choice, and ensuring that the person supported is empowered to make decisions and to lead a life that is as self-directed as possible. Helps the person supported become integrated with the community by providing person centered supports that assist people to seek their dreams, establish significant relationships and be connected to their communities. Assures safe transport and accompanies the person supported as needed to events, job sites, and medical appointments utilizing Support Solutions company vehicles, personal vehicles, or public transportation. This would include securing alternate transportation in instances where an unpaid support transports a person supported who presents a safety concern.Ensures proper use of the person supported and agency resources including but not limited to personal funds, vehicles, buildings, utilities, telephones, money, equipment, food and supplies.Attends all training meetings assigned by Support Solutions.Cooks and provides meals based on scheduled menus.Performs daily activities or teaches the person supported to do so, such as activities of daily living skills and other personal skills that work toward achieving independence.Consistently works and documents improvement toward meeting outcomes.Utilizes electronic records system including completing daily shift notes as required by funding entities.Ensures customer satisfaction by following the Customer Service Standards when interacting and communicating with persons supported, their families, conservators, vendors, ISCs, Case Managers, and others. Oversees storage and administration of medications.Provide assistance to the person supported in their personal grooming, as desired by the person. Support the person to perform these personal grooming activities with independence, as possible.Provide assistance to the person supported to keep the house clean and do laundry, as desired by the person.Protects confidentiality of person supported.This job description does not list all the duties of your job. You may be asked by Supervisors, Managers or designated and/or authorized staff to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in the job description. Support Solutions reserves the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment and either you or Support Solutions may terminate employment at any time, for any reason. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Must be 18 years of age and able to read and write effectively. ECF staff must have high school diploma or GED. Must have a valid drivers license and maintain a valid drivers license and acceptable driving record throughout employment with SS. Must meet state and local requirements regarding criminal background check, sexual offender check, abuse registry, drug screening and felony offender listing. Must meet all training requirements and keep training current. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:Effective verbal and written communication skillsEffective organizational skills, able to complete heavy workloads within established time frames, and perform with frequent interruptions and/or distractionsEffective interpersonal skills, able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others, ability to interact appropriately with others in various contexts and purposes Must be able to practice confidentiality in all matters pertaining to clients and employeesCan perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another, in a job that may require significant differences in technology, techniques, environmental factors, physical demands, or work situationsMEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:Employee must provide any medical records to comply with regulPI229826243

Keywords: Support Solutions of the Mid South, Memphis , Specialized Enhanced Supportive Housing- Mental Health Housing, Healthcare , Germantown, Tennessee

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