WorkSource Oregon Supportive Housing Associate I - Swing Lane in Medford, Oregon

We offer a retention bonus of $250 after 6 months of continuous employment and $500 after 1 year of continuous employment. *Applies to regular FT employees, pro-rated for part-time. About The Program Swing Lane is an exciting, newly constructed housing program that provides permanent, intensive supportive housing, as well as transitional Room & Board units for adults who have a severe and persistent mental illness. About the Position We have FOUR (4) openings for Full-Time and Part-time positions as a Supportive Housing Associate I. This position provides a flexible range of supportive assistance services in accordance with a plan that enables individuals suffering from severe and persistent mental illness to maintain a residence, encourages the use of existing natural supports, and fosters involvement in social and community activities. Assistance with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene; medication administration; nutritional guidance; accessing community resources; preparing a daily schedule of appointments providing coordination of transportation; maintenance of clean, sanitary and safe living conditions; assistance with completing housing applications and move-in arrangements; and coordinating with property management team regarding reasonable accommodations and possible ADA modifications, etc. Work Schedule: 8:00am ' 12:00am (midnight) ' Day of week TBD (24-hour Shift) (You will be required to sleep overnight at the facility from 12:00am (midnight) - 8:00am) This position requires that applicants have the ability to work as a member of a direct care team serving adults with severe and persistent mental illness; to support the development of life skills and therapeutic interventions; perform housekeeping and meal preparation; medication administration; and keep accurate clinical documentation. In addition, direct care staff must be willing and able to successfully complete our Verbal and Physical Intervention (VPI) crisis de-escalation training, which requires performing various physical, hands-on maneuvers and techniques. Successful applicants will have the skills to provide effective and professional supports which motivate individuals with serious mental illness to participate in skills training and other treatment activities; help keep individuals with a history of frequent hospitalization safe in the community; and encourage socialization, self-help, and communication. Services provided will be in accordance with individual community integration and treatment plans. Timely and accurate documentation as required per Oregon Administrative Rules and ColumbiaCare policies and procedures must be kept. This position will be expected to attend staff meetings and training sessions, as scheduled. Qualifications MUST meet State of Oregon QMHA credentials by one of our following criteria: a) Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or Human Development; b) OR minimum THREE (3) YEARS verifiable mental health experience working with SPMI population in a supervised social service setting; c) OR equivalent combination of behavioral science education in addition to satisfactory supplemental mental health experi