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Western Montana Mental Health Center Residential Care Worker (Friday through Tuesday) in Missoula, Montana

WHY WORK FOR WMMHC?

Western Montana Mental Health Center is Montana's largest community mental health center with a mission-driven purpose of serving our communities. We serve well over 15,000 clients per year with almost 600 staff in 17 counties. We offer a broad continuum of care from community-based services to outpatient services to inpatient addiction recovery services. We believe in supporting our staff members in their work/life balance by providing flexible and personalized use of PTO. Western operates as a not-for-profit, public purpose corporation (501) (c)(3).

BENEFITS

Generous PTO – Full-time employees eligible upon hire to accrue PTO

Low Cost Health Insurance with three available health plans

HSA Match for qualifying plans and full-time employees

EAP

Payroll Stipend in lieu of medical and HSA contribution for qualifying employees

Tuition Financial Assistance for qualifying clinical roles

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide supportive services to residents of the home; keep the home safe and secured; and oversee general functioning and maintenance of the home.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide independent living skills training (e.g. self-care; money management; housekeeping; meal planning; food preparation and storage; shopping) to adults with SDMI

  • Observe ingestion of medications and monitor psychiatric symptoms and side effects of medications.

  • Accompaniment to physical and mental health care appointments as requested by case manager.

  • Assist with development of work-readiness and pre-vocational skills (e.g. job coaching, accompaniment to volunteer opportunities)

  • Teach and encourage community adjustment (e.g. ability to use community resources such as stores, professional services, recreational facilities, government agencies).

  • Provide opportunities to improve interpersonal and socialization skills, including recreational and leisure activities.

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Complete progress notes and billing forms as required.

  • Attend supervision and staff meetings as required.

  • Maintain agency standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Provide transportation to consumers in personal vehicle as needed.

  • Work within boundaries as assigned work schedule.

  • Successfully complete CPR, de-escalation, and other training as required.

  • Maintain appropriate personal and professional boundaries with clients, families, and co-workers.

  • Assist with staff coverage as needed for Day Treatment, the Group Home, an Independence House.

  • Lead groups and house meetings as requested.

  • Perform related work as assigned.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalency.

  • Prefer minimum of one-year paid experience working with people who have disabilities.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    Valid Montana driver’s license.

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