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Residential Specialist

Posted: 02/11/2024

As a Residential Specialist, you will be responsible for providing quality support services to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. You will serve as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team by overseeing and assisting residents with various activities. Help the residents accomplish activities of daily life and help them gain their independence. Join our caring Comprehensive Treatment Team and feel good knowing you're making a difference in someone’s life. Responsibilities:  Coach residents with their personal hygiene, dressing, general household duties, etc... Show off your culinary skills in the kitchen as you help residents with shopping and meal preparation Teach residents medication management skills while complying with NH State regulations Have a little fun, help residents participate in community activities and events Provide transportation as needed 2nd and 3rd shifts available. Experience: 2 years of related experience that provides an individual with an understanding of mental illness. Prefer 1-year experience in a mental health setting Required Skills: Must be able to become med certified through Agency procedure within 90 days and must maintain med certification according to WCBH standards. Excellent organizational and communications skills Basic computer skills with the ability to learn and use Agency systems. Must be flexible and demonstrate the ability to work with minimal supervision. Excellent customer service skills. Ability to relate to staff, clients and community around a mental health system.. Physical Requirements: Must meet qualification of specified TB test. Ability to access all Agency sites Ability to lift, push and/or pull 10 lbs. Other: Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and personal auto insurance; and excellent driving record. Ability to obtain and maintain Agency and/or State of New Hampshire required background check(s) Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and the ability to maintain that confidence Be a part of our team. West Central provides a generous benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer matching, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, critical illness, accident insurance, pet insurance, tuition reimbursement, local discounts, paid holidays and paid time off! Ask us about creative work schedules, full-time/part-time, geographic locations, different shifts, job-sharing, even cross-functional work to keep things interesting! We are committed to continuous improvement of our employees.  We provide ongoing education through e-Learning, in-service programs presented by internal staff and external presenters.  CEUs are available for most in-service programs. Loan Repayment Program:  As a nonprofit organization providing services to underserved populations, you may be eligible to participate in the following loan assistance programs: Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Agency Student Loan Assistance Program - eligible up to $10,000 over 3 years For over forty years, West Central Behavioral Health, a community mental health organization, has dedicated itself to"...promote, preserve and strengthen the mental health and quality of life in our community.”  To accomplish this, West Central has assembled a team of talented professionals.  Working together toward a common goal, our staff served nearly 2,700 children, adolescents and adults last year. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Recovery- and Veteran-Friendly Workplace!

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