Residential Aide Relief On-Call | VA Safe Havens

Posted 6 months ago

General Description: Monitors the overall conduct and behavior of the residents/clients in the facilities. Assists in meeting the basic needs of the clients/residents.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that clients are safe and secure from internal and external elements.
  • Ensures that clients/residents have all their basic supplies and needs such as toiletries, laundry detergent, including replenishing and stocking supplies.
  • Monitors and provides feedback of housekeeping chores to residents and assists in maintaining cleanliness and safety of the house.
  • Records nightly census.
  • Maintains log notes that should document all important and relevant incidences and briefs next staff at shift change.
  • Provides a “listening” ear for clients/residents and facilitates conflict resolution.
  • Monitors the conduct and behavior of residents/clients, reporting any unusual circumstances and creates incident reports for Case Manager or House Manager.
  • Conducts room checks and assigns/assists residents with minor tasks such as laundry.
  • Provides emergency intervention in response to hostile situations and crises and follows protocol to address emergencies to include contacting the Case Manager, Program Director and/or calling 911 when applicable.
  • Monitors medication of clients.
  • Completes food preparation with clients in the life skills kitchen.
  • Replenishes office supplies and forms as needed.
  • Evaluates and addresses minor household maintenance repairs and tasks.
  • Maintains a clean staff working environment.
  • Serves as the primary contact person for the house during shift.
  • Participates in regular staff meetings and organization’s staff retreat.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High school graduate or GED.
  • Minimum 6 to 12 months related experience. Will consider combination of qualifications equal to educational and work experience.
  • Ability to write routine reports and documents.
  • Ability to solve problems, negotiate and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
  • Knowledge and experience in administering CPR and minor first aid.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships.


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