Phoenix Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Phoenix Programs is proud to be a tobacco-free environment since October of 2009.
Passionate about counseling? Our services focus on empowerment, self-determination and resilience. Join a group of professionals committed to evidence-based practice. Connect with an established leader within recovery field in Community Rehab Setting. Residential services for adult males. Outpatient services for both male and female adult clients. Individual counseling sessions as well as group therapy and education groups. This is a full-time position. Benefits include group health, dental, and life insurance as well as paid time off. EOE
Experience required, prior addictions work helpful. LCSW or LPC required.
Part-Time Mental Health Advocate, evenings and weekends
The Mental Health Advocate will be able to work in either the detox or residential department.
Detox: Social setting detox is available at Phoenix Programs for clients to get past the influence of alcohol or other drugs before entering treatment. Because this is a serious matter, the detox mental health advocate must be a mature person capable of quickly assessing a situation, making decision, and directing crisis or near-crisis situations. He or she will be mindful of the safety of both clients and staff at all times and be trained in First Aid and CPR.
Residential: Responsible to the Residential Services Coordinator for monitoring the client activity during evening and overnight hours. This position provides support to the counseling staff on duty, supervises clients by ensuring that the house rules are observed, and gives encouragement to clients in following through on various responsibilities and activities related to their treatment and living in the house. Should also possess good listening skills, the judgment necessary to make sensible decisions regarding notification of a supervisor, the skills to react appropriately in emergency situations, and be trained in First Aid and CPR.
Duties more prevalent in the Residential Department:
• Perform routine clerical duties, such as assembling blank client files, updating newsletter binders.
• Conduct periodic emergency evacuation drills and record results.
• Record information in log regarding any client’s behavior that is out of the ordinary.
• Participate in groups that meet in residential area, assisting with facilitation.
• Enforce curfew and other rules regarding client behavior.
• Read educational materials on alcoholism and drug addiction.
Duties more prevalent in the Detox Department:
• Take clients through the intake process and complete all paperwork.
• Monitor client vitals, including temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and respiration.
• Monitor client physical condition.
• Coordinate phone coverage and client medications with other (MHAs). If time permits, assist MHAs with client monitoring and other needs.
• Discuss with detox clients about their situations, and encourage them to continue treatment following detox.
Duties for both Residential & Detox Departments:
• Responsible for checking the physical facility and maintaining the security of clients.
• Monitor client medications.
• Coordinate with medical personnel in the instance of medical need or emergency.
• Utilize on-call staff to aid in decisions.
• Render first aid/CPR in case of an emergency.
• Be cross-trained on functions and able to work in both residential and detox departments.
• Understand and apply de-escalation techniques in crisis situations.
Please send application and resume online or by fax to 573-442-3830.
Full-Time Temporary Case Manager for Housing
- Identify and refer clients to Phoenix Supportive Housing Programs.
- Assess and prioritize the clients’ needs for various support services.
- Communicate and coordinate clients’ needs for various support services.
- Advocate on behalf of clients to receive services for which they qualify.
- Identify and establish relationships with support services in community in order to build strong referral sources.
- Assist and teach clients to access various resources, which includes providing, or locating transportation when necessary, helping with paperwork, completing requirements for services.
- Develop and write case management goals and individual service plans for clients and maintain weekly progress notes on activities with clients.
- Enter and compile client data into Homeless Missourian Information Systems (HMIS) computer program, such as weekly progress notes, housing program assessment data, and quarterly updates.
- Coordinate work schedule and activities with supervisor.
- Understand and apply de-escalation techniques in crisis situations.
- Conduct support groups as needed and perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field or equivalent education and experience; must have knowledge of alcoholism and other drug addiction; prefer person with 2 years experience working in field of treatment/rehabilitation; must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and have the ability to work with a team. Good driving record to be insured for driving the agency vehicle.
COOK – Fill-in
Do you take pride in cooking tasty, healthful meals and keeping your kitchen and pantry gleaming and organized? We may have a position for you. Phoenix Programs, an established leader in the recovery field, is looking for someone who cares about our clients and their success, who treats them with dignity and respect. We offer a supportive work environment and a beautiful bright kitchen to work in. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The current opening is for a part time cook, regularly scheduled for 24 hours, approximately 8 hours on Fridays, 16 hours on weekends, as well as holiday schedule.
- Basic computer skills for on-line ordering, email, internet, menu planning, and inventory
- Ability to cook from scratch
- Plan meals within a budget
- Following guidelines and direction from supervisor
- Ability to work alone
- Portion control
- Appealing food presentation
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Cook healthful meals from scratch for an average of 40 individuals.
- Serve meals
- Plan/follow menus
- On-line ordering
- Food ordering/purchasing
- Clean and sanitize kitchen equipment
We require someone with work experience as a cook/chef. Experience in a health care/educational setting preferred.
We are currently accepting applications for the following on-call positions to create a pool of workers who could be called upon on short notice to fill in.
Mental Health Advocate, on-call
On-call position – only as needed, no regular schedule. This on-call position could be scheduled for any of three shifts for weekend, holiday, and weekday work. Residential drug and alcohol rehab setting. Routine clerical work, monitor client activities and physical condition, assist counselors, maintain security. High school graduate or G.E.D, trained in first aid/CPR, and must possess basic computer skills. If recovering from alcoholism or other drug addiction, must have a minimum of nine months sobriety. Mental Health Advocates must possess the ability to be both courteous and assertive in working with clients and the public. Prefer some knowledge of alcohol/drug rehabilitation.
To apply for any of these positions, please download this application, fill it out and save it to upload with this following form:
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