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St. Columba's Shelter Support Staff Day, Evening and Overnight shifts at Project H.O.M.E.

St. Columba's Shelter Support Staff Day, Evening and Overnight shifts

Project H.O.M.E. Philadelphia, PA Full-Time
The mission of the Project HOME community is to empower adults, youth, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society. We strive to create a safe and respectful environment where we support each other in our struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization. Project HOME has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all staff and applicants for employment. Employment decisions including, but not limited to, hiring selection, performance evaluation, administration of benefits, working conditions, associate programs, transfers, position changes, training, disciplinary action, compensation, and separations are made without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), creed, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, domestic partnership status, ancestry, gender affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union status, family status, age, mental or physical disability (including AIDS or HIV-related status), atypical heredity cellular or blood trait of an individual, genetic information or refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Job Summary: St. Columba's is a safe haven for 40 men who have a history of chronic homelessness and serious mental illness. The chief responsibility of the Support Staff is to provide for the safety of the residents and security of the building. Duties include handling emergencies, monitoring medications, making hourly rounds and recording events in the log, performing housekeeping duties as needed, assisting residents with activities for daily living, keeping informed of resident's weekly progress, logging residents in/out of building, assisting in preparing and/or serving meals, and other administrative tasks as assigned.

Hours; All shifts 8-4, 4-12 midnight,12 Midnight -8am

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

GENERAL duties (All Support Staff):

* Safety and Security

o Conduct hourly rounds of each floor, including checking on the safety and security of residents, and that the building doors/windows are secure and monitors are working properly. Record any maintenance problems; complete maintenance request forms

o Document hourly rounds in the log book, reporting any activity of note or critical incidents.

o Monitor front door access, and general safety of residents in the courtyard and front porch.

o Enforce program policies, e.g., curfew, lights out

o Intervene during residents crisis situations. Become familiar with emergency/crisis procedures. Contact emergency services and on-call staff in case of resident emergency or property emergency (flood, fire).

o Familiarize self with the list of emergency/crisis procedures posted and listed in the Procedures Manual.

o Alert the supervisor and/or on-call of any emergencies, per Procedures Manual.

* Medication Monitoring and Medication Room Management

o Assist residents to comply with taking their prescribed medications per medication monitoring policy and protocols. (Can be jointly conducted with shift partner as appropriate).

o Prepare medication room station (filling water container before morning medication monitoring, refilling supply of cups, gloves, forms, pens; wiping down table.)

o Review medication supply for each resident (including overflow bin), and create list of medications to be called into the pharmacy for any needing to be refilled.

o Organize medication logs in weekly binders. Xerox and maintain supply of medication signature logs for use with medication monitoring.

o Other duties as assigned/appropriate

* Documentation and Record Keeping:

o Make entries in residents' records as needed.

o Complete all necessary forms, reports, medical records, resident log, etc. during shift.

o Record emergency situations in Daily Log

o Answer the telephones and take accurate and detailed messages.

* Kitchen Responsibilities

o Assist in preparing and serving meals

o Oversee/assist kitchen clean-up

o Obtain and maintain Serve Safe Certification

* Support to residents

o Meet with residents in group and individually as needed;

o Receive verbal report from staff at shift change, and review staff and resident logs.

o Communicate with case managers about issues, concerns or problems that occurred during shift

o Assist residents with personal hygiene issues as needed

o Performing general housekeeping chores

o Monitor and assist residents in personal laundry as according to house schedule

o Assist with activities and celebrations

* Trainings and Meetings

o Attend staff meetings as scheduled.

o Attend trainings as assigned.

* Other Duties

o Perform all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

* A high school diploma (or equivalent), higher education preferred
* Excellent documentation and organization skills
* Data entry experience
* Able to engage persons in conversations and develop rapport
* Must be dedicated to assisting others while fostering their self-esteem and dignity
* Ability to work well in a team context
* Ability to appropriately manage crisis situations
* ServSafe Certification - Certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire/start date. Must be maintained at all times, which requires re-certification every 5 years (Project HOME will pay for certification and re-certification).

physical requirements

Ability to walk stairs, and some lifting.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with persons with substance abuse, mental health issues and/or homelessness.

Project HOME is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Project HOME benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account plans (Health, Dependent Care, Transit, Parking), Paid Parental leave, and a student loan support program. Project HOME has partnered with Savi to help employees navigate the complexities of federal student loan programs such as Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). Project HOME offers Scholarship Programs thru Capella University for full-tuition Bachelor, Master's Doctoral, in addition to a number of certificate degree programs. Project HOME's partnership also allows your employees to utilize a 15% discount on any Capella courses, as well as 10 free Sophia Learning courses. Project HOME provides Paid Time Off a minimum of 27 days annually, which includes vacation, personal, sick days, Floating holidays, Holidays, and sabbatical leave. Employer sponsored benefit plans include Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 401 (k) with employer match up to 5% in addition to an Employee Assistance Program. Voluntary benefits include Accident, Critical Illness/Cancer, and Hospital Indemnity Coverage. and Voluntary Life Insurance.

Other details

* Pay Type Hourly
* Min Hiring Rate $13.51

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* Philadelphia, PA, USA

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