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Residential Advisor (Developmental Services)
Req Code:2019:3351-006
County:Bucks County, PA
FT/PT:Full Time
Location:3351-CH: 428 Hazel Ave (
Schedule:Mon/Tues 4pm-12am, Wed/Thurs 4pm-8pm; Sat 10a-10p
Job Description/Essential Functions:

Horizon House, a non-profit organization, has been widely recognized for its services as a provider of community-based behavioral health, intellectual disabled and homeless services in Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware. Each year, Horizon House provides a continuum of services at over 100 sites to over 4,5000 adults with psychiatric or developmental disabilities, drug and alcohol addictions, and/or homelessness. A pioneer in the field of community-based rehabilitation, Horizon House is widely recognized for its innovative approach to the delivery of services in a community setting. 

We are seeking a full time Residential Advisor to work in our Developmental Services Division in Philadelphia, PA. 

Some of the responsibilities include the following:

  • To provide care and supervision of all assigned residents to ensure a safe, healthy, secure and pleasant environment, which promotes and reinforces resident growth and development
  • To assist in the design and implementation of the Individual Recovery Plans and document participant progress as they move through the service delivery system
  • To advocate resident growth toward independence in self-care, daily living skills, socialization and community living

  • As well as other duties assigned
Job Qualifications:
  •   A.A degree in the social sciences or health care related field and one year of relevant experience in the MH/MR field; prior experience with implementing behavior management plans and/or supports; or a combination of experience, education or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Requires the ability to lift carry, fold, kneel, reach, stack, stoop and bend which may include direct intervention with residents
    Possess manual dexterity and fine motor skills

  • Required to possess a valid drivers' license and an acceptable driving record

  • May require frequent crisis intervention in emergency situations

  • May be required to report to work during emergencies including inclement weather


  • Frequent talking and listening.
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, hold, kneel, reach, stack, stoop and bend, which may include direct intervention with residents.

Horizon House offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical and dental, (9) nine paid holidays and generous paid time off, retirement savings plan, tax sheltered annuity, tuition reimbursement and opportunities for advancement.

To be considered an applicant for this position please complete the pre- employment application by going to www.hhinc.org/careers  

Horizon House is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veterans/Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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