So Others Might Eat (SOME, Inc)

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On-call-Residential Assistant ( West Virginia)

at So Others Might Eat (SOME, Inc)

Posted: 9/5/2018
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 858676

Job Description

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On-call-Residential Assistant ( West Virginia)

Department:Exodus House
Location:High View, WV

Seeking a On-call Residential Assistants able to work in High View, West Virginia. This position is ideal for someone that wants to get their foot in the door of one of the most amazing organizations to work for in the area. We have great offerings to include a 401K match up to 10% and opportunities for promotion and advancement. The incumbent would play an integral part in service delivery to clients with mental health and substance abuse disorders. This person would work with a supervisor that treats all employees fair. 

Salary: $13.00+

Position Description: Provides monitoring and oversight of residential/transitional housing facility and residents.


Required: HS Degree/GED; 1-3 yrs experience in social services; experience providing services in addictions or mental health treatment.      

Preferred: HS Degree/GED; 3-5 yrs experience in social services; experience providing services in addictions or mental health treatment.        

Schedule: Saturday 8:00 am-4:00 pm and Sunday 8:00 am- 4:00 pm.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

Knowledge of substance abuse treatment and mental health issues Conflict resolution skills. 

  • Flexibility with the ability to multi-task despite competing priorities. 
  • Ability to remain calm in crisis situations 
  • Organized with an attention to detail 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Ability to communicate with diverse audiences 
  • Demonstrates professionalism and maintains confidentiality while working with sensitive issues 
  • Problem solving skills Relationship building skills Ability to set professional boundaries.
Expected Contributions: 
  • Reports crisis situations, emergencies and maintenance issues to on-call person.
  • Appropriate handling of emergencies and/or de-escalating crisis situations as they arise
  • Available to residents during assigned shift for support as needed.
  • Facilitates/conducts designated group sessions which are scheduled during shift.
  • Monitors resident?s compliance with rules and regulations and gives appropriate consequences.
  • Responsible for overseeing client self-medication administration.
  • Maintains resident confidentiality.
  • Receives report at start of shift and gives report at end of shift.
  • Transports residents in a SOME vehicle to and from AA/NA meetings and provides supervision of residents while away from the facility. Transport clients to Washington DC for graduation.
  • All documentation is done accurately and completely on a daily basis.
  • Maintain up to date first aid & CPR certifications.
Reports to: Recovery Support Services Manager

Closing Date: Open Until Filled 

To Apply: Go to our career page at and click on the search icon to locate this position. Follow the instructions to complete your on-line application profile to be considered. No phone calls please.