Under the general supervision of the Director of Cayuga Family Resiliency, the PSR worker delivers home and community-based supports and services to refer youth. The role of this position is to support the child/youth to be an active and productive member of their family and community. This position requires a flexible schedule.
Maintain close communication and coordination with the Child and Family Treatment Services Team
Respect family and youth commitments by maintaining a flexible schedule
Use rehabilitation interventions and individualized, collaborative, hands-on training to build developmentally appropriate skills
Restore, rehabilitate and support the youth to reduce the effect of the childs behavioral health condition to reestablish daily functioning skills
Work with children and youth both individually and in group settings
Perform the basic accountability tasks related to the job which include compiling and maintaining all necessary records, forms and reports
Attend required training
Read required books
Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. These essential job functions dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information
Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer
HOURS PER WEEK: Non--Exempt
Flexible hours, weekend availability required
Experience and Skills:
Associate Degree preferred. High school diploma with a minimum 1 year of experience in mental health, addiction and/or foster care
Strong organizational skills.
Ability and willingness to engage and work with families in an \"in-home\" context
Ability to adapt and individualize program interventions to utilize family strengths and skills.
Flexibility to work when the families are available to meet.
Commitment to supporting youth and families to solve their own problems
Ability to set appropriate boundaries and limits consistent with best practice
Ability to establish a mutually respectful relationship in which the youth is a full partner
Ability to carry our program goals created by youth and families
Ability to work creatively and independently to accomplish youth goals
Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner
Valid NYS Drivers License.
Vehicle required: Must be safe and dependable.
Driving to and from appointments and activities as assigned
Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, completing computerized documentation
Lifting of Agency file books - weighing approximately 6-8 lbs. each - 5 inch binders. File in them as needed, including sorting paperwork, hole punching, opening and closing of binder rings. As needed
Completing paperwork -Such as copying, stapling as needed.
Sitting for extended periods of time
Walking up and down stairs inside/outside
Able to have contact with consumers - non-contagious illness
As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.
Associated topics: abuse, addiction, behavioral health, case, casework, counselor, mental, mental health, social, youth
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.