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Client Support Specialist

Company: Horizon Services, Inc.
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWho are we?Horizon Services Inc is a non-profit organization established in 1974 with the goal of reducing alcohol and other drug-related problems of individuals, families, and communities. By practicing our values: Integrity, Respect, Diversity, and Quality, we are able to provide detox, recovery, and sobering programs to support women, men, youth, and LGBTQ clients to live a responsible and constructive life. HSI is a learning community where our collective experiences enrich each other's growth.How can you make a difference in people's lives?As a Client Support Specialist, you build trusting relationships with clients at Chrysalis, our co-occurring, women, and gender-inclusive residential treatment program. You will apply a holistic approach in setting a welcoming atmosphere for participants, so they are open to continuing with recovery. You will support clients throughout scheduled programming, assuring that clients are in classes/groups on time, chores are completed and transportation for clients is coordinated and supported. Perform safety routine inspections, as well as intakes, discharge plans, participant progress, discharges, and research resources to assist the clients in finding appropriate ongoing services to achieve their health goals as needed. What will make you successful in this role?

  • Associate Degree in social work or related field, or higher (High school diploma and significant work experience in substance abuse and mental health can replace education)
  • Credentials with CAADE, CCAPP, CADTP, required
  • Able to work FT flexible hours weekdays and/or weekends as needed.
  • Experience in substance use, mental health, and human services direct service
  • Experience working in a residential treatment setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of alcoholism/addiction treatment and Motivational Interviewing concepts and techniques
  • Able to handle emergency situations and de-escalate clients in crisis; CPR/First-aid training
  • Flexible schedule: must be willing to workdays and nights on a rotating basis as needed
  • If recovering alcoholic/addict must have two years of continuous sobriety
  • Valid California Driver's license, excellent driving record
  • Must show a demonstrated knowledge of computers; including but not limited to, data input, internet navigation, Microsoft word, etc. Ability to write clear narrative reports and progress notes
  • Fingerprinting/Drug testing required at time of hire
  • Mandatory Flu Vaccine per Alameda County Mandate
  • The California Department of Public Health has required that all staff in healthcare organization receive the COVID 19 vaccination by September 30, 2021. Our organization is a healthcare organization and will abide by this mandateCompensation and BenefitsWe are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time and part time employees over 20 hours per week.
    • 100% of medical, dental, Life and LTD for the employee and 50% for any dependents medical and dental coverage
    • PTO and Holiday pay.
    • Retirement benefits after 6 months of service.
    • Training and CEU opportunities. And of course, the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to a team of mindful, caring and passionate people at work every day!Salary $20.09 per hourHorizon Services, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Powered by JazzHRFCRarF79yD

Keywords: Horizon Services, Inc., Oakland , Client Support Specialist, Other , Oakland, California

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