SeattleRecruiter
the smart solution for Seattle jobs

Residential Counselor - Day, Interbay Place

Company: DESC
Location: Seattle
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Job Description:

Location: Seattle, WA Days Off : Tuesday, Wednesday Pay Range : $16.32 - $18.02 per hour Shift Differential : N/A Location: Interbay Place Region: Interbay Shift: Day Insurance Benefits: Dental, Life, Long-term Disability, Medical Other Benefits: Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), ORCA card subsidy, Paid Time Off (34 days per year), Retirement PlanDESC Permanent Supportive Housing provides apartment homes for formerly homeless men and women living with severe disabilities. We are firmly committed to the belief that the solution to homelessness is simple: housing. We offer housing to people before anything else, without insisting on abstinence or treatment compliance. This means we are able to end homelessness for the most vulnerable men and women in our community, not just those most able to navigate the system. Our approach has been recognized as a model for other communities and garnered significant academic study and praise.We are looking for energized and passionate Residential Counselors to manage basic day-to-day operations in our Housing Programs. Residential Counselors assist the men and women living in our supportive housing projects with their daily needs, with special emphasis on challenges related to severe and persistent mental illness and substance use disorders.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Interact with residents in the general milieu and common areas. Assist clinical staff in the coordination of services to residents; contact residents' outside service providers as necessary. Assist clinical staff in engaging residents through creative, resourceful strategies that build trust and confidence. Assist clinical staff in the initiation, facilitation and promotion of on-site activities, therapeutic support groups, outings and community meetings. Manage all building operations in the absence of other project and clinical staff as assigned. Operate all functions in lobby office, including checking visitors in and out, answering telephones and monitoring security systems. Maintain safety and security by monitoring all general access areas and enforcing project rules. Intervene in crises, respond to emergencies, and initiate action as required, including contact with emergency response systems. Write significant events involving residents and building operations activities in a daily log; read log daily. Assist with room turnovers, new resident leasing and orientation; rent collection and facilities inspections. Respond to resident complaints. Work cooperatively with clinical and maintenance staff sited at the project and with visiting providers; refer residents to clinical and other staff as necessary Initiate appropriate response to maintenance requests. Participate in staff meetings and trainings. Assist with other property management functions as assigned. Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS At least one year experience in human services, preferably working with adults challenged by economical disadvantages, homelessness, mental illness and/or chemical dependency. BA degree in social or behavioral science preferred. Residential property management experience desirable. Basic understanding of homelessness and various characteristics of homeless adult population; experience with the issues of mental illness and chemical dependency preferred. Ability to communicate and work effectively with staff from various backgrounds. Ability to work effectively with clients displaying a wide range of unpleasant and/or bizarre behaviors. Subscription to philosophy of cooperation and continuity across programs and of consideration and respect for clients. Current Washington State Driver's License, insurable driving record, ability to drive agency van and transport tenants, preferred. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to sit, communicate with other employees, required to lift and carry items weighing up to 40 pounds and to operate computer hardware systems. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER DESC is committed to diversity in the workplace, and promotes equal employment opportunities for all staff members and applicants. The Agency will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in any employment practice, unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.PM17 1

Keywords: DESC, Seattle , Residential Counselor - Day, Interbay Place, Other , Seattle, Washington

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Student Truck Driver - Get your CDL in 3 weeks at Swift Academy!
Description: Start a new career in just 3 weeks for one of the fastest growing industries in America. Earn your CDL in just 3 weeks with the Swift Driving Academy. Qualified graduates have a job waiting for them. (more...)
Company: Swift Transportation
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 02/24/2019

Experienced Team Drivers - Dedicated Run
Description: Benefits br br Late model equipment - Fully loaded br Up to 10,000 Sign-on bonus br Increased pay br 5,000 miles per week
Company: Transco Lines, Inc.
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: 02/24/2019

CDL A Truck Driver
Description: CDL-A Truck Driver 3CPM Pay Increase Our CDL-A truck driver opportunities offer the miles, pay and the unlimited earned time off you ve been looking for. We do everything we can to keep our truck drivers (more...)
Company: Southern Refrigerated Transport
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: 02/24/2019


LTL CDL-A Drivers - Home Weekly - Average $87,500 Annual with Benefits
Description: LTL CDL-A Drivers About Ashley Distribution Ashley Distribution Services is the private fleet for Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in (more...)
Company: Ashley Distribution
Location: Redmond
Posted on: 02/24/2019

LTL CDL-A Drivers - Home Weekly - Average $87,500 Annual with Benefits
Description: LTL CDL-A Drivers About Ashley Distribution Ashley Distribution Services is the private fleet for Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in (more...)
Company: Ashley Distribution
Location: Bremerton
Posted on: 02/24/2019

Intermodal CDL-A Owner Operator
Description: One of the Nation's Top Carriers, Hub Group Trucking, now has a variety of driving opportunities for CDL-A Owner Operators. As one of the largest intermodal/drayage carriers in North
Company: Hub Group
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 02/24/2019

LTL CDL-A Drivers - Home Weekly - Average $87,500 Annual with Benefits
Description: LTL CDL-A Drivers About Ashley Distribution Ashley Distribution Services is the private fleet for Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in (more...)
Company: Ashley Distribution
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: 02/24/2019

LTL Linehaul Owner Operator & Lease Purchase Truck Driver
Description: br Roadrunner Offers: ul li Solos Earn Up to 210,000 Per Year li Teams Earn Up to 350,000 Per Year li 1,500 Referral Incentive li Terminal to Terminal Moves li Consistent Steady Freight (more...)
Company: Roadrunner Transportation Systems
Location: Silverdale
Posted on: 02/24/2019

CDL A Team Drivers - Excellent Company Benefits!
Description: Benefits br br Late model equipment - Fully loaded br Up to 10,000 Sign-on bonus br Increased pay br 5,000 miles per week
Company: Transco Lines, Inc.
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: 02/24/2019

Dedicated Company Truck Driver
Description: br br ANNUAL SALARY UP TO 70K Roadrunner Carriers Offers: ul li Earn 1,200 Per Week 3,000 Annual Retention Bonus Per Year .45 CPM li True Dedicated
Company: Roadrunner Transportation Systems
Location: Shelton
Posted on: 02/24/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Washington jobs by following @recnetWA on Twitter!

Seattle RSS job feeds