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On Call - Resident Support Worker

Job Description

Rebound, Inc. is dedicated to leading the way in the innovation and provision of evidence based, community centered education, advocacy and rehabilitation solutions to the over representation of African American youth in the juvenile justice system. The Resident Support Worker will provide support to Rebound, Inc.’s residential group home & shelter programs.

Jordan House & Naima House provide residential group home services to up to 6 youth between the ages of 14 and 21. The goal of these programs is to provide residents the holistic programming and services that they need to live safely and successfully within their communities. Program participants are involved in the juvenile justice, children’s mental health and/or child protection systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21+
  • Associates degree*
  • High School Diploma & 1 year of experience providing "direct services to youth", or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for associates degree.

Required license(s):

  • Valid driver's license required
  • First Aid/CPR certificate within 6 months of hire.

Responsibilities and Duties

These examples do not include all possible tasks in this work and do not limit the assignment of related tasks in any position of this classification. Regular attendance according to the position's management approved work schedule is required for all positions.

  • Supervise residents in the house and during recreational activities in the community.
  • Ensure compliance with house schedule, rules, and expectations.
  • De-escalation and crisis support as needed.
  • Role model positive interactions for residents.
  • Facilitate psychosocial groups.
  • Work collaboratively to identify, support, and document progress toward resident behavior modification goals.
  • House and office support tasks including meal, groups, and outings preparation.
  • Support residents case plan goals.
  • Ensure clear, accurate, and timely documentation.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of human development, family dynamics and systems, including crisis management and cultural competency.
  • Knowledge of community resources and funding sources.
  • Knowledge of medical diagnoses, medications, and basic medical terminology, as well as medical insurance processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of statutes, rules, and policies pertaining to social work and the ability to research the same.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer software and information systems.
  • Interviewing, negotiation, and listening skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of evidence based practices including assessment, case planning, and cognitive interventions.
  • Knowledge of criminal behavior and/or juvenile delinquency.
  • Knowledge of basic psychology.
  • Knowledge of group dynamics.
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system in Minnesota; working knowledge of the functions of its component parts.
  • Ability to make decisions under stress, while abiding by Departmental and State policies and guidelines.
  • Considerable ability to work effectively with the public, department and County associates in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work in a team to accomplish tasks, plan and resolve problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to apply departmental policies and procedures to assigned duties.
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 /hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $12.50 to $14.00 /hour