Alliance House c/o Valley Behavioral Health
Salary: $14.00 – $16.00 D.O.E
Job Description: Valley Behavioral Health is seeking a full-time, compassionate, dedicated Mental Health Rehabilitation Officer/Clubhouse Generalist for the Alliance House Clubhouse.
Alliance House, established in 1987, is an incorporated, non-government, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to assisting adults with a mental illness. This assistance is provided in a psychosocial program designed to empower and support its members. Alliance House provides a non-institutional setting where adults with a mental illness give each other support as they work to rebuild confidence, stamina, and concentration, social and vocational skills. It is a voluntary program whose participants are members, not patients or clients. The organization believes that every member has a contribution to make and relies on members’ talents, skills and strengths in order to function.
The organization is based on the Clubhouse International model (www.clubhouse-intl.org) and abides by the International Standards for Clubhouse Programs. Alliance House serves as one of the twelve international training bases for Clubhouse International.
The primary purpose of this position in our Culinary Unit is to engage members in meaningful work, ensuring that they are working as part of a team with other members in the daily operation of the designated unit.
This opportunity will suit enthusiastic and self-motivated team players with a strong work ethic and commitment to supporting the organization’s overall strategic direction. This position will enhance lives, heal families and strengthen a community.
Look forward to coming to work each day with a friendly and small, close-knit team within an international leading organization that has strong support from the local community as well as the business community.
Location: 1724 South Main Street, SLC, UT 84115
Schedule: M-F; 8:30 – 4:30, some evenings, weekends and holidays
Pay: $14.00 – $16.00 Commensurate with experience and/or education
Benefits: Yes…Valley provides a generous benefits package including retirement/savings, health and dental, health savings plans and an Employee Assistance Program. Other important benefits include life and disability insurance plans, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, sick leave, flexible spending plans and paid holidays.
The Clubhouse Generalist will work with members to ensure that their unit is operating effectively in accordance to Clubhouse International Standards and meeting set objectives.
As with all staff positions the Clubhouse, generalists role is participating in all aspects of the Clubhouse including unit work, support coordination, employment and social/recreational activities.
•Demonstrated experience and skill in programs for people with a mental illness.
•Demonstrated ability to manage programs in a way that ensures maximum consumer participation.
•Highly developed communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
•Possess a current valid Driver’s Licence valid in the United States.
•An appropriate University degree will be highly regarded.
•Previous experience/knowledge of the Clubhouse model would be an advantage.
•Bilingual English/Spanish fluency will be looked upon favorably
•Be responsible for ensuring the programs operate in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act Standards.
•Understand and operate in accordance with the Clubhouse philosophy and policy as outlined in the Clubhouse International model.
•Assist with the development of appropriate linkages with other community agencies, clinical services, government departments and other relevant programs.
•Work closely with other staff, members and community agencies to develop services that are responsive to the needs of members.
•Provide leadership and direction to members in the program.
•Be responsible for maintaining communication at various levels through a range of mechanisms.
•Ensure that programs are introduced and developed in keeping with set time lines.
•Assist members to set realistic goals, develop service plans, carry it out and revise it periodically.
•Act as a role model for members – in terms of appropriate attitudes, behavior and dress standards within the Clubhouse work and social setting.
•Assist with the training of new staff and students.
•Work as part of a team in the Clubhouse vocational rehabilitation program.
•Train and work alongside members at their place of employment.
•Assist members to learn skills and gain confidence that will assist in a range of life skills i.e. employment.
•Provide ongoing support to employers and members.
•In keeping with the philosophy of the Clubhouse, all the staff are expected to be involved in all areas of the running of the Clubhouse.
•Flexibility of hours will be required as the position will involve some weekend, public holiday and evening work.
•Be aware of the importance of rights of the individual balanced with duty of care.
•Advocate for members at any appropriate level.
•Provide presentations to community organizations on the Clubhouse model.
•Participate in a three week colleague training program on the Clubhouse model.
•Be a member of the Clubhouse International Training team as requested.
•Working knowledge preferred in Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and Excel.
All staff are required to participate in an annual performance review with their supervisor. The principal documents used will be the staff members’ position description, roles and responsibilities, and key performance indicators coupled with their individual annual objectives.
How to Apply: https://careers-valleycares.icims.com/jobs/1496/clubhouse-generalist/job
Closing Date: 4-30-2017 or unitl filled
Your Website: Visit organizational website.