Night Caseworker (OA)

Job Announcement

Date

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4/26/16

Agency

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AADAP, Inc. – Olympia Academy Unit

Job Title

Status

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:

Night Caseworker

Non-Exempt Employee

Salary

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Commensurate Upon Experience

Opening Date

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4/26/16

Closing Date

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Until filled

Opening Positions

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Two Full-Time

Submit Resumes to

:

Jon Fukuda

2900 S Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016

(323) 293-6284, (323) 295-4075 (fax)

 

A. SUMMARY STATEMENT:

Under the supervision of the Unit Coordinator, direct and monitor the evening structure of the Olympia Academy Unit, and ensure that all staff team decisions governing resident treatment needs are adequately enforced.

B. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Maintain Program Integrity in accordance with the Olympia Academy Governing Principles and Protocols (75%):
    1. Assist in orientating new residents to the policies and procedures of the Olympia Academy.
    2. Schedule and post urinalysis-testing dates for staff implementation.
    3. Provide oversight and assist clients with medications, following the proper agency and program policies and procedures.
    4. Provide for maintenance of state and local health and safety codes, building security, and residents’ welfare.
    5. Type minutes of staff Unit Meetings and Case Conferences.

2. Serve as Liaison between Program Staff and the Resident Population (25%):

  1. Participate in the weekly Case Conference(s).
  2. Provide feedback on observations made on residents’ evening activities and interactions, bed prep and sleeping patterns and monitor implementation of Learning Experience activities.
  3. Assist in the development of residents’ treatment goals and objectives.
  4. Document all significant evening developments and interactions in Staff Communications Log, as well as any Missing Persons Report, Special Incident Reports, etc.
  5. Assist with supervision of resident Crew Foreman and House Coordinator.
  6. Assist in writing and developing weekly Learning Experience activities.
  7. Perform other functions as assigned.

C. QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES):

1.  REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Two years of college education related to field or equivalent work experience related to position.
  2. Ability to work with people of diverse cultural, educational, social, and economic backgrounds.
  3. Valid California Drivers License with proof of Automobile Liability Insurance.
  4. Must have at least three (3) years of recovery or a drug free lifestyle as of the date of application.
  5. Must be able to work with people of diverse cultural, educational, social, and economic backgrounds.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge and skill in computer operations.
  7. Complete physical examination and TB test upon hiring.
  8. Pass a criminal background check to work with children and adolescents.

2. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bilingual/bicultural capabilities with Asian/Pacific languages and cultural groups.
  2. Experienced with Therapeutic Community as a treatment modality.
  3. Ability to develop rapport with addiction population.
  4. Experience with group process.