|Location:||San Angelo, Texas
The Clubhouse program is an exciting and innovative project of MHMR for people living with mental illness, following the International Standards for Clubhouse Programs. www.clubhouse-intl.org Clubhouse staff have generalist roles and share employment, community support, evening/weekend/holiday, and unit responsibilities. Central to this role is the energetic engagement of members in all aspects of unit and Clubhouse operations. Staff complete unit work with members, not for members. Staff assist members in developing vocational, educational, housing, and socialization goals and objectives. Responsible for planning and coordinating unit work tasks. Provide training and coverage on transitional employment job placements and contribute to job development efforts. Provide coverage on rotating basis for evening, weekend, and holiday social activities.
EDUCATION REQUIRED: Graduation from a standard high school or documentation of the General Equivalency Examination has been obtained.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and be insurable on the Center’s insurance policy. Additionally, no more than three moving violations in the past three years.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Interested candidates should be proficient with Microsoft Office. Be responsible for ensuring the programs operate in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards. Understand and assist with the development of appropriate partnerships with other community agencies, clinical services, government departments and other relevant programs. Work closely with other staff, members and community agencies to develop services that are responsive to the needs of members. Provide leadership and direction to member in the programs. Be responsible for maintaining communication at various levels through a range of mechanisms. Ensure that programs are introduced and developed in keeping with set timelines. Assist members to set realistic goals, develop service plans, carry them out and revise periodically. Act as a role model for members – in terms of appropriate attitude, behavior, and dress standards within the Clubhouse and social settings. Assist with the training of new staff and students. Work as a part of a team in the Clubhouse vocational rehabilitation program. Train and work alongside members at the employment. Provide ongoing support to employers and members. In keeping with the philosophy of the Clubhouse, all staff is expected to be involved in all areas of the running of the Clubhouse. Flexibility of hours will be required as the position will involve some weekend, public holidays and evening work. Be aware of the importance of rights of the individual balanced with duty of care. Advocate for members at any appropriate level. Provide representation to community organizations on the Clubhouse model. Be a member of the Clubhouse International training team as requested. Working knowledge preferred in Microsoft Office, Excel, Google Drive, and social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Consistently upbeat and energetic attitude, ability to maintain focus in a dynamic environment with many interruption and distraction, self-starter, creative thinker, encouraging demeanor, maintain a high level of energy for 8 hours, manage competing demands on time, keep space and tasks well organized, analyze tasks and spaces for barriers to utilization and develop interventions to address them, remain relaxed and nonreactive when others are upset, and move for long periods, stay alert, energetic and positive for long periods, engage with small and large groups, utilize and be responsible for a company credit card, use standard office equipment, use standard kitchen equipment, periodically work in different job settings in the community (e.g., retail, food service, etc.). Most important: Have a working understanding of and belief in the Clubhouse model and standards.
|Hours:||Monday thru Friday, 8am - 4pm, will vary to include occasional evenings, weekend and holidays|
|Benefits:||Center pays 100% of employee's health, dental and life insurance. Center contributions to a retirement plan. Paid vacation, holidays, sick, and employee choice days.|
Open until filled
Convictions related to any sexual assault, aggravated assault, drug-related offense, murder, theft, battery or any other crime involving personal injury; injury to a child, elderly individual, disabled individual or threat to another person; abandoning or endangering a child; and aiding suicide may make you ineligible for employment in positions in direct contact with consumers of MHMR Services for the Concho Valley. The names of all prospective employees are cleared through the Texas Department of Public Safety to determine the existence of such records. Falsification of the application for employment is grounds for dismissal. For insurance purposes driving records will be checked on all employees that are required to drive.
It is the policy of the Center to create and maintain a safe, calm, and secure environment with supportive care, a system-wide understanding of trauma prevalence and impact, recovery and trauma-specific services, and recovery-focused, consumer-driven services that applies to all staff, volunteers, contracted providers, and community partners.
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|Address:||1501 W. Beauregard
San Angelo, Texas, 76901
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