ResCare dba Creative Living Services Senior Mentor (Wraparound Services Program) Escondido in Escondido, California

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:

Full-Time

  • Location:

Escondido, CA

  • Job Type:

Other

  • Experience:

Not Specified

  • Date Posted:

7/22/2017

Job Description

ResCare

Title:Senior Mentor (Wraparound Services Program) Escondido

Job Category:Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business:Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities!ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Senior Mentor (Wraparound Services Program) Escondido.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Senior Mentor (Wraparound Services Program) Escondido Responsibilities

Senior mentors are part of the multi-disciplinary team of the Wraparound Services Program. Senior Mentors will provide individualized guidance and support to our eligible Welfare-to-Work (WTW) participants and their families as frequently as needed, as determined by the assessment plans developed for them. Contact with the participants includes, but is not limited to; home visits and communication through e-mail and phone calls.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist families with creating contingency plans for child care

  • Create a schedule to help establish a Work/Life balance

  • Provide emotional and mental support in helping to prepare parents to leave their children while they transition into employment, school, or a training program

  • Address transportation difficulties

  • Promote self-care, health, and well-being for working parents

  • Meal planning for families

  • Financial Planning/budgeting

  • Provide tools for Stress/Crisis Management and Coping

  • Accompany participants to meetings and appointments in support of their goals/needs

  • Utilize motivational interviewing and active listening techniques

  • Monitor and document progress

  • Other duties as assigned

Specific Requirements

  • Senior adults are encouraged to apply

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and complete a large volume of work within strict time deadlines

  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral; must communicate professionally and positively with participants, staff, management, program partners, agencies, employers, landlords, mechanics, hotel/motel operators, and other service providers

  • Fundamental understanding of computer processing including word processing and spreadsheet applications

  • Maintain and establish effective working relationships with coworkers, agencies, employers, and other service providers

  • Ability to exercise appropriate judgment in releasing HIPAA/PHI information; analyze decisions and/or recommendations relating to the participant delivery of services

  • Requires maintaining confidentiality of files and records that are considered personal and sensitive

  • Ability to work with a diverse population and apply strong observation, analytical and listening skills

Work Requirements:

  • Proficient office computer skills; MS Office Suite program applications (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Current Driver’s License/ Drivers Insurance and have and maintain a “Good Driving Record”

  • Must have access to an insured, currently registered car daily and during regular work schedule

Additional Information

Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits

  • Suite of voluntary insurance options

  • 401(k)

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holidays

  • Performance incentives

  • Company Discount Purchasing Program

  • Cell phone Service

  • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles

  • Furniture

  • Appliances

  • Staples discounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Legal Assistance Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence.

ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

613 W VALLEY PKWY STE 200 , ESCONDIDO, CA 92025-2551 USA

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