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Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:04 AM

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Symponia aims to provide the best, safe, and serene residential environment the Valley has to offer. And provide our clients with the resources and skills necessary to help adults cope with their mental health challenges, and allow them to create long-lasting changes in their lives.
We are looking for motivated staff who is willing to work in a positive and supportive environment. We value our employees, and we realize that when our employees are happy our clients are going to have better outcomes.

Job Qualifications


21 years of age.
Freedom from TB (we will reimburse the cost if you don't already have this)
CPR training required (we will reimburse the cost if you don't already have this)
First Aid training required (we will reimburse the cost if you don't already have this)
Fingerprint Clearance (we will reimburse the cost if you don't already have this)
Job Duties


Establish supportive, motivational and therapeutic relationships with clients, ensuring an atmosphere of safety, security and responsible mental health care.
Serve as a role model and coach for clients regarding developing and using effective problem solving, decision-making, conflict resolutions, independent living skills and responsibilities.
Know current level of functioning of clients and appropriate needed interventions. Assist clients in understanding and management of mental health issues. Observe client behavior and physical and emotional symptoms and perform behavioral management interventions, as needed. Address co-occurring chemical health concerns.
Assist clients in understanding and management of mental health and chemical dependency issues. Meet regularly with clients to assist in skill building for managing symptoms of their illness.
Learn the independent living skills development needs of clients to assist clients in implementing goals and objectives for meal planning and preparation, housekeeping, laundry, proper use of household appliances and furniture, shopping, budgeting, etc. Provide training, demonstration, and observation both individually and in group sessions about identified areas. Make accommodations as needed to assure client and staff safety. Provide assistance if a client is not able to complete a task.
Monitor self-administration of medications to assist in skill building for managing their illness.
Ensure the facility is clean and secure. Perform daily housekeeping and house management duties, as well as routine maintenance tasks as needed. Report any needed facility repairs. Notify appropriate staff when supplies need to be reordered.
Prepare, serve and clean up after meals. Follow program and external guidelines and policies for kitchen safety and cleanliness.
Prepare space for new clients. Assist clients who are moving in or moving out of the facility.
Assist with group activities. Promote and generate enthusiasm for programming.
Participate in team meetings and processes for communication concerning clients and facility.
Follow established program and agency protocols, policies and procedures, including documentation. Provide team with thorough, timely, legible, accurate, objective information. Provide input for client care plans. Collaborate with staff regarding client goals and objectives.
Maintain a collaborative relationship with team. Provide help to other team members as needed.
Participate in creating an overall positive community atmosphere with other staff and clients.
Supervise facility as senior staff on shift when necessary. Be available for scheduled shifts as well as emergency coverage on short notice, if necessary.
Complete required trainings, both upon hire and annually.
Complete other duties as assigned.
Must be available by phone, cell phone or pager for easy access by Symponia Health staffing.
The work of this position entails the use of standard office equipment as well as a wide variety of household appliances and equipment including but not limited to the clothes washer and dryer, dishwasher, stove, microwave oven and vacuum cleaner. The work of this position requires that the applicant be able to see, hear, speak, read and write English clearly in order to ensure client welfare and safety. This position requires the ability to drive an automobile. This position will also be approved to use agency vehicles. The applicant must be able to climb stairs, reach, stand walk, and feel 2/3 or more of the hours worked; remain in a static position,perform repetitive motion, and carry up to 2/3 of the hours worked; and, stoop kneel, crouch, push, pull, lift, and grasp up to 1/3 of the hours worked. The incumbent must also be able to lift up to 25 lbs from the waist, knee or floor.
Ability to be flexible in meeting scheduling needs. Ability to work on agency holidays, as required.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of client information and appropriate boundaries.
Ability to maintain a clean driving record, a current Arizona Class D driver's license, and access to reliable transportation.
Prior experience working with the mental health population is a plus, but not required. Our clients are voluntary and motivated for treatment.

To apply online goto at http://symponiacare.com/Careers/
Email us at at hr@symponiacare.com
Or contact us through phone at (602) 313 - 6223

• Location: Phoenix

• Post ID: 45519542 phoenix
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