RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL - RELIEF STAFF

Recruitment #22-116-0017

Introduction

Are you a passionate individual, committed to helping others? Do you enjoy being an advocate for the individuals you support? It is our mission to connect individuals and their families with person-centered, recovery-oriented services and supports in partnership with the Loudoun community. The Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services is currently seeking qualified applicants to join our team.

Job Description

The position of a temporary, on-call Residential Support Professional works within Residential Services providing meaningful support and services to people in the Group Home system and Supervised Living program.

Successful candidates will be orientated to and have knowledge of person-centered recovery. This position will provide community based residential services to adults with serious mental illness, co-occurring substance abuse, intellectual and developmental disabilities. Typical job duties associated with this position include but are not limited to; assistance and skill building for Activities of Daily Living including personal hygiene, medication management, general supervision, and behavior management.

Additionally, this position provides input for assessing individuals needs and developing service plans and is responsible for the implementation of plans, documentation, and data collection. This position also works to ensure the health, safety, and the overall well-being of the individuals served.

Work schedule requires evening, overnight, weekend, and some day hours. Education and career development are highly supported.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field; one (1) year of related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be able to wear County-issued N-95 mask and other personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face shield, mask, apron, gown, gloves, etc.

Special Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds 3 times per hour, have a clean driving record and be able to become certified in CPR, First Aid, Medication Administration, and Therapeutic Options within 3 months of hire.
  • This position is classified as Essential Personnel and successful candidates shall be able to fulfill this requirement including working holidays and during inclement weather, as scheduled.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successfully passing pre-employment background check to include fingerprinting, credit, NCIC, DMV and TB test. Must have a good driving record and a valid driver's license in Virginia or regional state of residence.

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