Residential Support Specialist-SOAR (#0487)

Announcement # 0487

Aletheia House is looking for an individual to provide behavioral health services to adult men
and women who have been diagnosed with a substance use disorder, including an opioid use
disorder. The area served is Jefferson County in Birmingham, AL.

Position Summary:
The residential support specialist oversees the SOAR residents and provides residential
support, supervision, and medical assistance to clients in residential and supportive housing
programs. The residential support specialist works closely with the program manager and chief
operating officer to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Location of Position: UP-SOAR Building, Birmingham, AL
Office Location of Positions: 2717 Ensley Avenue, Five Points West

Primary Responsibilities:
-Conduct BLS classes and other activities, supervision, transportation, and documentation
-Provide appropriate supervision of residential clients, including supervision of work
assignments and recreational activities
-Responsible for conducting room inspections for compliance checks
-Enforce program rules in a fair and constant manner
-Properly document activities on clients and maintain other records as directed
-Transport program participants to NA/AA meetings, store runs, and other recreational activities
-Monitoring Visitor Hours and Visitor Log
-Monitoring Building
• Outside Safety – Ensure no one is smoking in the front
• Client Safety – Ensure hallways are clear and classroom is tidy
• Quiet Hours – Ensure people are not roaming the building or being too loud
-Resolve any client conflicts
-Complete log books – every hour
-Use General Report Binder for any issues
-Complete Fire Drills with clients
-Answer client questions or concerns while at building -Transport clients to weekend activities
suggested by case manager or program manager
-Work his/her assigned shift as established at beginning of time with SOAR
-Perform other duties as assigned by the program manager, clinical director, chief operating
officer, and/or executive director.

Travel:
-Minimal travel required for team meetings, agency training, and quarterly meetings
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation
-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included Qualifications:
-High school diploma or G.E.D. required
-Bachelor’s degree preferred or individuals seeking to pursue a degree in any behavioral health
field
-Experience and any human services certification may substitute for degree
-Valid driver’s license and a good driving record required
-Motor Vehicle Report required

 

Job Salary:
$12.00 per hour
Hours: Part-time non exempt
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. 1st, 3rd, 5th weekends (30 Hours per assigned weekend)

To Apply:
Individuals who are interested should email cover letter and resume in one attachment to
jobs@specialkindofcaring.org, fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843, or apply at:
www.specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line job code: RSS-0487
* Please include both documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

Closing Date: Open until filled

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