LSSWis - Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan

Lutheran Social Services of
Wisconsin and Upper Michigan

Job Details


Post Date 2/17/2017
Req # 17-0043
Title Support Professional - Addictions & Corrections- Entry Level Position
City Barronett
State WI
Location 4025 - Barron Area Rsdntl Treatmnt
Starting Pay 11.50
Shift 2nd Shift
Hours per Week 20
Status Part-time
Description

Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI is currently seeking a part-time Support Professional - Addictions and Corrections for an all male AODA/correctional treatment facility.  Hours for the position are one evening per week 4-10pm and every other weekend Saturday/Sunday 4-10pm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports and monitors clients within established policies and procedures.
  • May be responsible for collecting urine specimens for urinalysis and administering breathalyzer test.
  • Interacts with clients on an individual or group basis providing guidance and a positive supportive influence.
  • Records observations relating to actions and behavior of clients and maintains records and reports as required.
  • May organize and distribute clothing, bedding and other supplies.
  • May assist with meal preparation in residential settings
  • Performs general housekeeping and cleaning duties in residential settings as needed and operates laundry equipment.
  • May transport clients to meetings, services, appointments and other activities.
  • Provide medication monitoring in residential programs as outlined in licensing policies.
  • May purchase supplies and/or groceries for the program.
  • Advocates for primary clients in the community. 
  • Attends staff meetings and participates in training activities as required.
  • May provide educational group activities for clients within program specified parameters.
  • Provides information concerning status of clients to correctional agents and other professionals within established guidelines.
  • May administer basic first aid as needed.
  • Other duties as required.

PERKS:

  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Service Awards and Recognition
  • Ability to Contribute to 403B
  • Employee Assistance Program
Requirements

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

Graduation from high school, HSED, or GED equivalency is preferred.  This position may require One (1) year of work experience, preferably involving care or supervision of client.  Training from a recognized college or university with several courses in social work, psychology, sociology, or a closely related field may substitute for the work experience.  Addictions or correctional experience is preferred and may be required. 

 

 

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

The incumbent of this position must have a valid Driver’s License and car – Motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record required. Must pass a Caregiver Background Check according to program regulations. First Aid training, and CPR Certificate (when required) preferred but may be obtained after hire.

 

 

TRAVEL:  

In the course of the work day, the employee may be traveling to a variety of locations. 

 

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