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Purpose: The HERO Program
Residential Assistant’s (RA) primary responsibility is to assist in the
establishment and maintenance of a healthy and safe living environment for
persons with co-occurring disorders. The RA will provide active support and assistance
in the HERO residence facility by maintaining standards and policies that
uphold order in the treatment facility living units and that facilitate
Friday and Saturday Shift 2:30pm to 11:30pm
report of shift activities to staff.
clients health as needed, medication intake, record shift activities; assist
and instruct participants in self-medication.
by confidentiality standards.
and complete tasks independently, effectively exercising discretion and
judgment in areas of responsibility; use time and materials efficiently and
effectively and meet required deadlines.
responsiveness to supervision, job performance evaluations and consultation,
professional development and training.
all duties in a professional manner and respect confidentiality.
participant urine drug testing on an as needed basis.
Responsible for maintaining good order in HERO facility.
Carry out duty assignments and attend/participate in staff
Hold floor/unit meetings as needed.
Problem solve with residents in a positive, caring manner
Respond to emergency situations efficiently and effectively
Foster an atmosphere/environment that is conducive to
participant treatment goals
Encourage and support positive group activities within the
facility and assist in the planning and implementation of weekend activities
Promote personal, social, and spiritual growth of participants
Act as a resource person, mediator, and peer counselor, while
respecting boundaries and confidentiality
Serve as a role model to all participants through having concern
and regard for others’ welfare, displaying ethical behavior, having positive
social interactions, self-respect and regard for a healthy lifestyle
to two way verbally communicate
Standing – Periodically
Standing/Walking - Periodically
Kneeling – Periodically
Lifting up to 20 pounds - Periodically
Conduct self in a manner of professionalism that
is conducive to recovery from mental illness, co-occurring disorders and
overall wellness, including a minimum of one year of continuous sobriety if in
recovery, from the substance for which you are in recovery.
· Abide by all specific program and Agency procedures,
policies, and requirements.
authentic and honest employee plays a key role in the client’s recovery. Often,
an employee will inadvertently become a role model for the client. That means
the employee should conduct their personal and professional lives with honesty
Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour