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Residential Advisor

Company: Easterseals Louisiana Inc.
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.DescriptionMission & Vision: Easterseals Louisiana is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities achieve independence. It is our vision to be recognized as an organization that transforms communities and engages all members through quality service, knowledge and compassion. Job Description: Easterseals Louisiana (ESL) is hiring a part-time Residential Advisor for community-based housing facilities servicing the behavioral health community Our work is both serious and important and we are seeking committed applicants only. The rewards are in helping those who need it the most. Shifts are 8 am - 8 pm OR 8 pm - 8 am, working every other weekend Saturday and Sunday for 12-hour shifts and holidays. May also work PRN.POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Qualifications: Provide active treatment and community-based training, Provide formal and informal training in the facility Document progress and ensure daily documentation is completed Respond to client needs Communicate with staff and other providers Easterseals Louisiana is a Drug-Free Workplace, pre-employment and random drug tests will be administered. Will be required to pass Easterseals background check Due to the vulnerable populations our employees interact with daily; we are anticipating within the next 60-days our organization could mandate the Covid-vaccine for our employees. At that time, should you decline to become vaccinated, you will go through an interactive process of accommodation based on medical or religious reasons should that be necessary. Establish ongoing rapport with clients Prepare some meals and perform light housekeeping Attend training and staffing meetingsJob Requirements: Applicants must have at a minimum a high school diploma with significant empathy for clients served. This may be waived it the community trainer is working on his/her education and possesses substantial community awareness. Competencies for the job are good judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities. To be successful the employee must have a commitment to work, be action-oriented and assertive. Oral and written communication skills are required. You must be able to follow directives. Reliability is key in this position. RAs must be capable of meeting schedules and completing duties. We want applicants who have the power of commitment to this job and our residents.This description is not intended to be all-inclusive in terms of job detail. The job description may be modified and revised as needed. Easterseals Louisiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual preference, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.LOCATION: LA, ShreveportPI153985183

Keywords: Easterseals Louisiana Inc., Shreveport , Residential Advisor, Other , Shreveport, Louisiana

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