Acadia Healthcare Supported Employment Worker - Millcreek of Long Beach in Long Beach, Mississippi

Rehabilitation Centers, LLC

d/b/a Millcreek CRITERIA-BASED JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Supported Employment Worker DEPARTMENT: HCBS REV: 01/16

SUPERVISED BY: Program Director/Manager EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED: None

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

  • Must have reliable transportation and meet applicable requirements for Millcreek’s Motor Vehicle Safety Program.

  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule.

  • Must complete HCBS DCW training program.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS (with or without reasonable accommodation):

Walking; reaching; bending; pushing; pulling; lifting heavy loads (i.e., at least 25 pounds).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Attend orientation/training as scheduled.

  • Maintain reports and daily logs and submit to Supervisor in the assigned timeframe.

  • Notify Supervisor in advance if unable to complete assigned shifts.

  • Act as advocate/liaison between individual and co-workers and/or individual and supervisor.

  • Monitor relationships (individual/co-workers, individual/employer) to ensure that positive and supportive communication occurs.

  • Review employer’s policies, expectations, and, requirements with the individual.

  • Assist individual to participate in job explorations and other job-related activities as needed.

  • Orient individuals to work site, i.e., time card, restrooms, break areas, rules, etc.

  • Train individual regarding all safety rules on the job site.

  • Model appropriate work behaviors to enhance/reinforce individual employment skills.

  • Perform work tasks not performed by individual to the employer’s specifications in order to meet the obligation to the employer.

  • Provide on-going job modification to solve individual’s skill-related problems.

  • Provide on-going assessment and recording of individual’s performance, productivity, and behavior.

  • Provide transportation for the individual to and from the worksite.

  • Maintain liability insurance on personal vehicle in order to transport individuals to and from the worksite.

  • Notify Supervisor of any accident or moving violation within 24 hours of its occurrence.

  • Adhere to all Millcreek and HCBS ID/DD waiver program policies and procedures.

  • Follow all safety policies and adhere to all workers’ compensation program guidelines.

  • Other duties as assigned.