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Residential Shelter Support Staff

Posted by
Homeless Solutions, Inc.
|
Morristown, NJ

Homeless Solutions, Inc.


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Published 23 days ago

March 8, 2021
March 7, 2021

Homeless Solutions offers shelter, services and supportive housing to the homeless and working poor in Morris County, NJ.

All applications must be completed through our website:

https://homelesssolutions.org/about/employment/

or this link:

https://hsi-jobs.ehcm.io/

The Residential Support Staff at Homeless Solutions, Inc. is responsible for providing client services to assist in the safe and effective operation of our Shelter facilities. This role will encompass a broad level of responsibilities and experience working with the clients in our Main Shelter, as well as supporting the operations of our seasonal Warming Center and offsite group housing. Ideal candidates will appreciate the opportunity to gain hands on experience in the field of social services and direct care for vulnerable populations, while assisting in the progress of our clients from a place of homelessness to independence and appropriate living environments.

This role is an on-site, hourly, non-exempt position reporting to the Shelter Administrator. The hours currently available are on Fridays and Saturdays, evening and overnight shifts available.

Duties and Responsibilities will include working with Case Management Staff to understand the individual needs and services for shelter clients to best facilitate their success in our programs.

 The Residential Support Staff role will have regular interaction with our guest population at the shelter, assisting successful progression through our program. Associated responsibilities include:

  • Enforce client personal basic hygiene, as well as cleanliness of rooms/common area.
  • Support Case Management with guests exit documentation and during contraband searches.
  • Conduct drug and alcohol testing
  • Facilitate and record medication administration
  • Ensure a safe and healthy living environment for guests through education, guidance, supervision and personal action.

This role will also afford the opportunity to work closely with the Volunteer Manager, Transitional Housing staff and senior management in support of all HSI’s programs and services. 

HSI values the safety and well being of our staff as a priority. To that end, we have implemented multi-layered safety protocols including wellness checks, providing PPE as required, and ensuring safe working environments through structural adjustments like plexiglass dividers, and stringent cleaning and response protocols.

Qualifications:

  1. High School Diploma
  2. Minimum one year experience in social services/support functions
  3. Basic knowledge of and demonstrated experience with administrative functions and Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel.
  4. Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  5. Good oral, written and basic computer skills
  6. Subject to satisfactory periodic background checks
  7. Regular and predictable onsite attendance and reliable transportation are required during the scheduled hours for this position.
  8. Physically capable of lifting and carrying supplies, up to 30 pounds
  9. Ability to occasionally move about inside the residential housing facility, including navigating stairs and ramps.  Ability to perform the responsibilities of this role on site at all HSI facilities.
  10. Clarity of vision at close and long range.
  11.  Mental Health Care and/or Administrative experience is a plus
  12. Experience working in a shared living environment is a plus.


Homeless Solutions offers shelter, services and supportive housing to the homeless and working poor in Morris County, NJ.

All applications must be completed through our website:

https://homelesssolutions.org/about/employment/

or this link…

Details at a glance

  • Part Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required

Benefits

Part time staff are eligible to accrue paid sick leave and may participate in a 401k retirement plan with 6% employer match

Part time staff are eligible to accrue paid sick leave and may participate in a 401k retirement plan with 6% employer match

Location

On-site
Morristown, NJ

How to Apply

All applications must be received through our career site: https://hsi-jobs.ehcm.io/

All applications must be received through our career site: https://hsi-jobs.ehcm.io/

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