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Residential Re-Entry Specialist

Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 20, 2023

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Job Details
Job Location: Cheyney House (CT) - Hartford, CT
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: High School
Salary Range: Undisclosed
Travel Percentage: License Required
Job Shift: Second Shift
Job Category: Nonprofit - Social Services

DescriptionCommunity Solutions is seeking a dedicated Residential Re-Entry Specialist to join our team at Cheyney House. In this role you will provide client supervision and complete all required program operations. You will uphold all Agency policies and procedures pertaining to the safety and security of clients, Agency property and the community. You will also be a role model to the clients while providing a safe environment, facilitating counseling, advocacy and support.
Schedule: Tue-Sat 4pm-12am *Retention Stipend offered: $1,000- $250 paid out quarterly if the employee is in good standing*
Hourly rate: $17.50and an opportunity to move to $18.00/hr. after 6 months of demonstrated ability to perform the RRS I role proficiently and independently. This shift has a 2nd shift differential of an additional $1.00/hr. between 4pm-12am.
Community Solutions Inc. (CSI) is a nonprofit organization that promotes the responsible citizenship, accountability, and well-being of individuals and families involved, or at risk of involvement, in the child welfare, juvenile justice, or criminal justice system. Since CSIs founding in 1962, it has been a pioneer in the community-based service. We have been delivering supervision, treatment, and comprehensive individualized services to help clients interact more effectively in their communities and become productive citizens. Using this plan we built the first ever halfway house in New England which has now been replicated and grown to almost 50 programs in 9 states. For over 50 years, CSI has been building upon its successful foundations and has been expanding its services to serve thousands of adults, youth, and families each year.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:

  • Report to work 15 minutes before their scheduled shift for example staff hired for the 4pm-12am shift are required to report to work by 3:45pm.
  • Provide update on any client issues and incidents.
  • Verify all physical items being passed between shifts.
  • Ensure security of facility keys.
  • Conduct employment, job search and home confinement spot checks on each shift.
  • Conduct common area, room searches and perimeter searches as assigned and document results.
  • Conduct pat/pocket searches on all clients entering the facility and document results.
  • Confiscate any contraband found and complete incident report.
  • Complete house counts every hour from Midnight to 8am and every 2 hours from 8am to 10pm and document results.
  • Transport Clients as needed in a Company vehicle.
  • Conduct monthly emergency drills.
  • Secure urines from same sex clients and complete all required paperwork and electronic documentation.
  • Supervise all client visitation. Sign all visitors and contractors in and out of the facility.
  • Complete intake on all new arrivals prior to the end of your shift. Facilitate client orientation as assigned.
  • Facilitate all client movement in and out of the facility.
  • Monitor clients self-administration of medication.

    • A High School Diploma plus 4 years experience in the social service or criminal justice field.
    • Education may be substituted with relevant experience on a one year for one year basis.
    • Able to arrive 15 minutes before shift for shift change, may also be required to stay later.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Valid drivers license.
    • COVID 19 vaccination or negative test prior to start.

      CSI offers:

      • Retention stipend for New Hires and ReHires who did not previously receive the incentive.
      • Two (2) weeks' vacation accrued within the first year, bumped to three(3) weeks accrual after 1 year of service.
      • Sick time (7 days accrual basis), floating holiday time (4 days/year).
      • Medical and Dental plans.
      • Voluntary plan options for: Vision, FSA, voluntary STD, Accident, Hospital, Life insurance and AD&D.
      • 401(k) plan with automatic enrollment and a company match of 100% up to 4% of your contribution.
      • Tuition reimbursement after 1 year service.
      • Ongoing training.

        CSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS INC, Hartford , Residential Re-Entry Specialist, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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