Support Professional- Addictions
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Barronett, WI 
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Lutheran Social Services (LSS) is a private, non-profit, human service agency providing a variety of services throughout Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Over the years, LSS has grown to become one of the largest human service agencies in the two state area serving more than 125,000 clients annually. We are looking for passionate, mission-driven individuals like you to help provide services including outpatient behavioral health management, international, domestic and special needs adoptions, older adult services, support services for children, youth and families, community corrections programs and support services for adults with disabilities and/or mental health concerns.

Motivated by the compassion of Christ, we help people improve the quality of their lives. Does this describe your personal mission statement? Are you motivated to serve by sharing your talents? If you would like to help us achieve our mission, please apply for the following opportunity.

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Do you have a positive and supportive demeanor? Consider being a Support Professional!

Support Professionals will work first and second shift at an 8 bed CBRF in Barronett, WI. Shift is noon to 4pm on Tuesdays, 2-10pm on Fridays plus 2-10pm every other weekend.

Support Professionals under supervision, perform work involving the care and treatment of clients providing a positive supportive influence while adhering to program rules and expectations.

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Supports and monitors clients within established policies and procedures.
  • May be responsible for collecting urine specimens for urinalysis and administering breathalyzer test.
  • Interacts with clients on an individual or group basis providing guidance and a positive supportive influence.
  • Records observations relating to actions and behavior of clients and maintains records and reports as required.
  • May organize and distribute clothing, bedding and other supplies.
  • May assist with meal preparation in residential settings
  • Performs general housekeeping and cleaning duties in residential settings as needed and operates laundry equipment.
  • May transport clients to meetings, services, appointments and other activities.
  • Provide medication monitoring in residential programs as outlined in licensing policies.
  • May purchase supplies and/or groceries for the program.
  • Advocates for primary clients in the community.
  • Attends staff meetings and participates in training activities as required.
  • May provide educational group activities for clients within program specified parameters.
  • Provides information concerning status of clients to correctional agents and other professionals within established guidelines.
  • May administer basic first aid as needed.
  • Other duties as required.

PERKS:

  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Service Awards and Recognition
  • Ability to Contribute to 403B
  • Employee Assistance Program

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Graduation from high school, HSED, or GED equivalency is preferred. This position may require One (1) year of work experience, preferably involving care or supervision of client. Training from a recognized college or university with several courses in social work, psychology, sociology, or a closely related field may substitute for the work experience. Addictions or correctional experience is preferred and may be required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

The incumbent of this position must have a valid Driver's License and car - Motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record required. Must pass a Caregiver Background Check according to program regulations. First Aid training, and CPR Certificate (when required) preferred but may be obtained after hire.

TRAVEL:

In the course of the work day, the employee may be traveling to a variety of locations.

LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Travel Required
Yes. Local daily
Education

Required

High School Diploma/ GED or better.

Experience

Required

1 year: This position may require One (1) year of work experience, preferably involving care or supervision of client.

Licenses & Certifications

Required

Driver's License

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EOE/M/W/VET/DISABILITY

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1 year
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