Skills Trainer – Residential (North 2)

Location: Portland - Parry Center for Children
Program/Department: Residential - North 2
Schedule: 30 Hours/Week - Thursday thru Saturday 7am-5pm

Internal Applicants: Please submit a cover letter with the position you are interested in and an updated resume to the HR department to apply.

Job Summary:  Responsible for providing supervision and trauma informed care of clients in the Residential Treatment Center. Employee implements treatment programming in a milieu environment as a member of an interdisciplinary team of professionals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:  
Engages in positive and appropriate relationship-building with clients, their resources, and coworkers.
Provides supervision, care and support of clients in accordance with TFS policy.
Completes documentation of a professional quality and within the timelines specified by policy.
Collaborates respectfully with co-workers to help facilitate Individual and Group Skills Training with the Clients in accordance with the Client’s treatment plan.
Understands and can communicate how the treatment process (from assessment to discharge) works, 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.
Assists co-workers with Crisis Management and Intervention. This includes modeling the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention principals of Care, Welfare, Safety, and Security while providing verbal and physical intervention as instructed in the course.
Communicates in developmentally appropriate and respectful manner with clients, their resources, and coworkers.
Conducts oneself in a professional and respectful manner with clients, their resources and coworkers; as evidenced by actions, language, and attire.
Demonstrates cultural awareness and works toward cultural competencies for the organization.
Demonstrates the ability to administer medications to clients when needed, per TFS policy.
Demonstrates an ability to creatively and collaboratively problem solve in their daily work with clients, their resources, and coworkers.
Demonstrates an ability to use good judgment with clients, their resources and coworkers; within the guidelines of policy and Trauma informed care principles.
All other duties as assigned

 

Demonstrates a commitment to the following Organizational Priorities with regard to all persons:
A commitment to non-violence: Helping to build safety skills and a commitment to higher purpose.
A commitment to emotional intelligence: Helping to teach emotional management skills.
A commitment to social learning: Helping to build cognitive skills
A commitment to open communication: Helping to overcome barriers to healthy communication, learn conflict management, reduce acting out, enhance self-protective and self-correcting skills, teach health boundaries
A commitment to democracy: Helping to create civic skills of self-control, self-discipline and administration of healthy authority.
Commitments to social responsibility: Helping to rebuild social connection skills, establish health attachment relationships; establish sense of fair play and justice.
A commitment to growth and change: Helping to work through loss and prepare for the future.

 Additional Responsibilities: 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.

Employee is responsible to have all formal training’s current and up to date.

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 as soon as 07/13 and position may close after that date without notice.

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.