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Residential Advisor (Developmental Services)
Req Code:2020:3352-007
County:Bucks County, PA
FT/PT:Full Time
Location:3352-CH: 438 Stanford Rd
Schedule:Saturday 9p-8a, Sunday 9p-8a, Monday 11p-9a(32 hrs
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 4,500 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. Currently, we are seeking a full time Residential Advisor to work in our Developmental Services Division.

Some duties to include:
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 or High school diploma and two years experience in the mental health field; or any combination of experience, education or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required.

Demonstrated crisis intervention/prevention and de-escalation skills required

Good communication skills, both oral & 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

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

EOE: M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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