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Western Montana Mental Health Center Residential Care Worker - Relief in Butte, Montana

WHY WORK FOR WMMHC?

Western Montana Mental Health Center is Montana's largest community mental health center with a mission-driven purpose of serving our communities. We serve well over 15,000 clients per year with almost 600 staff in 16 counties. We offer a broad continuum of care from community-based services to outpatient services to inpatient addiction recovery services. We believe in supporting our staff members in their work/life balance by providing flexible and personalized use of PTO. Western operates as a not-for-profit, public purpose corporation (501) (c)(3).

Job Title: Residential Care Worker - Relief

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide supportive services to residents of the home; keep the home safe and secured; and oversee general functioning and maintenance of the home.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide independent living skills training (e.g. self-care; money management; housekeeping; meal planning; food preparation and storage; shopping) to adults with SDMI

  • Observe ingestion of medications and monitor psychiatric symptoms and side effects of medications.

  • Accompaniment to physical and mental health care appointments as requested by case manager.

  • Assist with development of work-readiness and pre-vocational skills (e.g. job coaching, accompaniment to volunteer opportunities)

  • Teach and encourage community adjustment (e.g. ability to use community resources such as stores, professional services, recreational facilities, government agencies).

  • Provide opportunities to improve interpersonal and socialization skills, including recreational and leisure activities.

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Complete progress notes and billing forms as required.

  • Attend supervision and staff meetings as required.

  • Maintain agency standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Provide transportation to consumers in personal vehicle as needed.

  • Work within boundaries as assigned work schedule.

  • Successfully complete CPR, de-escalation, and other training as required.

  • Maintain appropriate personal and professional boundaries with clients, families, and co-workers.

  • Assist with staff coverage as needed for Day Treatment, the Group Home, an Independence House.

  • Lead groups and house meetings as requested.

  • Perform related work as assigned.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalency.

  • Prefer minimum of one-year paid experience working with people who have disabilities.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    Valid driver’s license.

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