Skills Trainer- Corvallis

Location: Corvallis - Children's Farm Home
Program/Department: Campus Operations/Residential
Schedule: Full-Time; Part-Time; On-Call available-
Pay Range: $19.00 - $21.00/hour + up to $1.25/hour differential if applicable

Trillium Family Services offers a great opportunity to be part of a dedicated team helping children and adolescents in a psychiatric residential program. These positions are direct care positions that help provide an innovative model of care and treatment for children and adolescents living with mental illness. We look to hire people who are passionate about working with our population and who are committed to improving the lives of those we serve through our trauma informed models of practice. We offer fully paid training and opportunity for growth.

Our vision is to create safe communities where children are healthy, and every family has the opportunity for success. Families get the support they need – when and where they need it. There is a focus on prevention and health; organizations and systems are connected in a synergistic sanctuary community that generates: Non –violence, Growth and Change, Democracy, Emotional intelligence, Social learning, Open communication, and Social Responsibility.

Join our team of dedicated professionals committed to “BUILDING BRIGHTER FUTURES WITH CHILDREN AND FAMILIES”

 Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Provides supervision, care and support of clients in accordance with agency policy
  • Engages in positive and appropriate relationship-building with clients, their resources, and coworkers
  • Completes documentation of a professional quality and within the timelines specified by policy
  • Collaborates respectfully with coworkers to help facilitate Individual and Group Skills Training with clients in accordance with their individualized treatment plan
  • Understands and communicates the treatment process (from assessment to discharge), including the importance of interdisciplinary communication, family engagement, documentation, and relationship building
  • Demonstrates understanding of risk management procedures, protocols, policies, and interventions related to high risk client behavior.  This is achieved through policy review, formal testing, training compliance, and validated observation which demonstrates these competencies
  • Participates in Crisis Management and Intervention, including modeling the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention principals of Care, Welfare, Safety, and Security while providing verbal and physical intervention as instructed in the course
  • Understands developmental stages and communicates with all clients in a manner consistent with the client’s unique needs
  • Behaves in a professional and respectful manner with clients, their resources and coworkers; as evidenced by actions, language, and attire
  • Engages and encourages client participation in the academic setting based on clients’ state and stage
  • Organize and lead activities on on-school days
  • Demonstrates cultural awareness and respect in interactions with clients, their resources, and coworkers
  • Demonstrates the ability to administer medications to clients when needed, per TFS policy
  • Demonstrates an ability to creatively and collaboratively problem solve in daily work with clients, their resources, and coworkers
  • Demonstrates an ability to maintain a safe milieu environment, as evidenced by decision making, client engagement, and team interactions.  Participates in beginning and end of shift team debriefs.
  • Understands and engages in good self-care and boundaries, in accordance with trauma-informed principles

Additional Responsibilities:  Employee is responsible to have all formal training’s current and up to date.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Qualifications:  High school graduate or equivalent. Preference given to applicants with an Associate or bachelor’s degree, but experience maybe substituted.  Experience working in a psychiatric/behavioral health treatment facility with children or adolescents is preferred.

Maintain a driving record acceptable by the agency and a current driver’s license for state of residence, when authorized to use own vehicle for agency business, employee must maintain personal insurance

Skills: Basic computer knowledge for the implementation of client information electronic record keeping.

Physical Demands: For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, contact the HR department.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.

Application Details:  Consideration of candidates will begin immediately, and position may close without notice.

Extensive paid training provided for all new hires, including a mandatory 40-hour training academy. Residential Skills Trainers are not required to have a degree, but relevant experience and education, including Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) status, is preferred.

If you need accommodation to review the information and/or complete the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Trillium Family Services is a drug free workplace. All final applicants will be subject to a criminal record identification check pursuant to ORS 181.536.727.537 and agency policy. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider and support a culturally linguistically diverse governance, leadership and workforce.