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Youth Independent Living Evening Support Specialist, PT

Company: Intercept Health
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Youth Independent Living Evening Support SpecialistIntercept Health is a family-owned agency, headquartered in Richmond, with additional office sites in more than 15 locations across the state. Started as a single group home provider in 1996, Intercept's primary goal at that time was to "redefine the group home experience." As the needs of families and communities changed, Intercept responded with the development of the LifeBridge Continuum of Care. Now in our 26th year, Intercept Health continues to evolve through collaboration with community partners to create innovative services. Today, Intercept's 650 colleagues offer more than thirty services to meet the unique needs of youth and their families throughout Virginia. Our team members exhibit our VALUES - STOP & ASK:Service Excellence - "WOW" clients, customers, and coworkers.Team Loyalty - help others succeed. Ownership - "see it, own it, solve it, do it."Passion - inspire with positive energy and effort.Authenticity - be genuine and trustworthy. Solution Focused - overcome challenges with creativity.Kindness - smile, encourage, and respect everyone.As a Part-time Evening Support Specialist, you will serve as a positive role model for residents to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors. They contribute to the formulation and implementation of the resident transitional living plan and assist with life skills learning, transportation, and administrative duties.RESPONSIBILITIES: Use good interpersonal communication skills to gain resident cooperation and resolve resident conflicts. Interact with all residents while maintaining appropriate relationships which do not allow self-disclosure of personal or social information to residents. Provide transportation, accompany, and directly supervise residents on outings, activities and appointments in the community. Guide residents in personal hygiene techniques and the proper care of their condominiums. Assist residents in meal preparation steps. Guide and instruct residents in proper housekeeping and laundry procedures; review completion of weekly chores. Exercise fair, firm and consistent use of behavioral system. Supervise the administration of medications as appropriate. Check each condominium to ensure residents are in by curfew, working, or on an approved pass. Document all incidences in communication log and contact the Life Skills Coach or Program Supervisor. Record accurate and complete information in the resident chart pertaining to: resident behavior, critical incidents, AWOLs, restrictions, unusual sleep patterns, etc.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: The Evening Support Specialist shall have a human services Bachelors degree (Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Special Education, etc) OR a High School diploma with at least one year of experience working with children and/or families. We offer a competitive benefits package for all employees: * 401(k) Retirement Plan (FT/PT employees) * Mileage Reimbursement * Corporate Discounts with Thousands of Companies * Ice Cream Fridays * Wellness initiatives and team building activities * Opportunities for professional advancement for qualified individuals * Parties and Contests arranged by our Culture Team * Free Subscription to Calm App *To learn more about Intercept Health, please visit: To learn more about the Youth Independent Living Program, check out the following

Keywords: Intercept Health, Lynchburg , Youth Independent Living Evening Support Specialist, PT, Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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