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Life Skills Coordinator

Hours: Tues-Sat 12pm-9pm, Flex Tuesday 12pm-8pm

Pay rate: $22 Hourly

Number of Vacancies: 2

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for coordinating and providing life skills education and recreational activities for residents and their children.  Provides a healthy, therapeutic, and safe environment for residents and their children through direct care.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  1. Provide group therapeutic rehabilitation for residents in STRTP to develop daily living skills.
  1. Develops topics for weekly life skills groups for all residents.
  2. Maintains posted activities calendar for residents and documentation of sign-up sheets and activity participation notes, etc.
  3. Plans and facilitates daily activities incorporating physical and leisure aspects.
  4. Responsible for the supervision, protection, and care of residents.
  5. Involves residents in the planning of activities through resident council and other forms of involvement.
  6. Provides assistance to each resident in working with a group and in handling individual problems.
  7. Model problem solving for program participants and setting of limits for behavior.
  8. Documents residents’ progress, identifies the possible need for professional services and communicates such findings to professional staff.
  9. Document client services in accordance with DMH standards.
  10. Ensure accuracy in work and that all deadline expectations are met.
  11. Ensure active participation in administrative and clinical supervision and meetings.
  12. Follow up with supervisor in a timely manner regarding significant issues.
  13. Demonstrate ownership of work responsibilities by incorporating feedback, taking initiative, interacting in a professional manner within the assigned role, and adhering to agency guidelines.
  14. Maintain confidentiality as required by St. Anne’s, licensing, HIPAA, and other regulatory agencies.
  15. Maintain regular, consistent, and timely attendance.
  16. Maintain weekly service provision requirements.
  17. Maintain professional boundaries with clients at all times.
  18. Follow state laws and agency mandates regarding child abuse reporting.
  19. Follow and adheres to all field safety guidelines.

 

SECONDARY JOB DUTIES:

  1. Participate in mandatory trainings, in-service, and meetings.
  2. Participate in the Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) of the agency.
  3. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, or related degree. Coursework in recreational leadership is required.  Experience in group, social or recreational work is preferred.
  2. Ability to exercise considerable initiative and judgment required in planning and arranging recreational events, counseling, selection of activities and use of leisure time, and promoting interest in participation in activities.
  3. Good oral and written communication skills.
  4. Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier.
  5. Physical ability to perform Pro-ACT, administer first aid/CPR and operate an agency motor vehicle.
  6. Ability to independently use a computer and the ability to learn necessary computer programs.
  7. Ability to receive and implement constructive feedback.
  8. St. Anne’s values the dignity and worth of every person we serve. Employees are expected to support children’s emotional and social development by encouraging understanding of others and promoting positive self-concepts. All employees must have the ability to treat those served by our agency in a caring and respectful manner, mindful of individual differences and cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity.
  9. As providers of social services, St. Anne’s employees work with clients dealing with complex emotional and mental health issues, many of whom are facing significant personal crises on a daily basis.  Employees must remain aware of any personal emotions, transference, and/or countertransference that may hinder the ability to remain professional.  As such, employees are expected to maintain composure during all interactions and crisis situations, implement a self-care plan, and utilize crisis communication to de-escalate client crisis and prevent any serious bodily injury or harm.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talk or hear.  The employee is often required to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  2. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  3. Employee may occasionally be required to drive a motor vehicle.
  1. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

HOW TO APPLY

Internal Candidates (who have been in their current position for at least six months) may submit a Transfer Request Form to Human Resources.

Standard Mail
St. Anne’s – Human Resources
155 N. Occidental Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fax: (213) 385-1533

Via email: resume@stannes.org

You may send your resume as a part of the body of your e-mail or attach it as a Microsoft Word document or PDF file.

Once a resume or application is submitted to St. Anne’s it is screened and processed. PLEASE DO NOT CALL to inquire about the status of your resume. If you are deemed a good fit for any of our current openings, we will contact you for an interview.

Please note, St. Anne’s conducts a physical, including tuberculosis and drug screen; fingerprinting and background check which includes Child Abuse Index, FBI and Department of Justice, as well as reference checks.

Thank you for your interest in St. Anne’s!

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