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Residential Assistant

locationKewanee, IL 61443, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Come join Bridgeway...make a difference in someone's life!

We have openings in Kewanee, IL and Galesburg, IL

The Residential Assistant provides support services and community support services to consumers with psychiatric impairments residing in Bridgeway residential facilities. Encourages individuals to make choices and decisions in all areas of their lives and providing the opportunities to learn how to make decisions. Please read the summarized list to learn more about this position below.

  • Provides individualized support to connect people to their communities and help them to become contributing community members.
  • Provides assistance and support at social events and other community activities.
  • Completes progress notes, goal reports and other clinical documentation by assigned deadline.
  • Promotes and provides activities that develop social and leisure skills.
  • Monitors each consumers' mental status and function level, reporting changes to community support specialists or residential coordinator for further assessment and interventions.
  • Provide medication training, and community support interventions as specified in the consumer centered plan.
  • Assist with general cleaning and maintenance of the residence as assigned including and purchasing of supplies as needed.

Our minimum requirements include a High School Diploma or GED and must be 21 years of age or older and meet the DMH credentialing requirements of RSA to work in Mental Health related settings. Experience in the human services field is desirable along with experience in working with people with disabilities. Must have a valid driver's license. Must have reliable transportation. Employment with Bridgeway is conditional upon completion of all background checks.

Bridgeway is an Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the objective of Bridgeway to make Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) a reality for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, race, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability or unfavorable discharge from military services and to prevent sexual harassment in employment.

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