POSITION DESCRIPTIONPOSITION TITLE: Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate
POSITION TYPE: Full Time, Salaried
SALARY: $40,000+ (DOE), Competitive Benefits Package
GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: This is a professional level direct service position with the members of Bellevue Clubhouse as the primary recipients of services. The Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate provides psychiatric rehabilitation services to adults recovering from serious mental illness in a clubhouse model program. The responsibilities include sharing in the operation of Bellevue Clubhouse's programs. These programs include the work ordered day (prevocational work), social/recreational program, employment programs and education programs. The ultimate responsibility for the operation of these programs lies with staff. Central to this responsibility is the engagement of members in all aspects of clubhouse operation. This engagement is performed by helping members to experience the sense of belonging, with a focus on their strengths, talents and interests.
This position exists to assist King County adults with serious mental illness to maximize their optimal level of functioning within the community.
The Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate is responsible to and is supervised by the Program Director of Bellevue Clubhouse.Primary Job Functions
Offer a positive supportive relationship that helps promote hope, choice, wellness and recovery for participants while working side by side on the work of the clubhouse.
Work side by side with the members of Bellevue Clubhouse in program areas of work ordered day (within assigned unit such as Hospitality (kitchen) or Business), social/recreational, education, employment (Transitional and Supported), advocacy, and member supports
Consistently fulfills the "primary responsibility" of helping members experience being needed and actively reaches out to each member to establish productive partnership
Facilitate assigned tasks and projects in a timely manner maximizing members’ skills, talents, engagement and leadership
Ensure that performance of job duties actively reflects and promotes the Standards for Clubhouse Model of Psychiatric Rehabilitation as developed by the Clubhouse InternationalWork in an assigned work unit (Hospitality/Kitchen or Business/Clerical)
Train, job coach and work with members at their place of employment
Work evenings and weekends
Provide education and resources that support illness self-‐management, self-‐determination, self-advocacy, and shared-‐health-‐care decision making
Ensure all documentation is complete, accurate and performed within time frames as specified in Bellevue Clubhouse procedures
Provide assistance in identifying and linking to community-‐based services and supports (primary care, mental health and or substance abuse treatment, housing, financial benefits, etc.)Provide and model advocacy to ensure access to service for the member where/when needed.
Help with identifying and/or re-‐engaging with family, friends, and other natural supportsAssistance with transportation to appointments, employment, social outings, etc.
Keep supervisor informed on a timely basis of member routine/emergency/crisis needs developing, the proposed or actual response to these needs and/or barriers to, or gaps in needed services
Other duties as assigned
Must have Washington State Driver’s License
Must pass a criminal history background check
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in psychology, sociology, social work or related human service field
Must have basic computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word
Prefer prior training in Trauma Informed CareMust be (or able to become) a WA State Registered Counselor
Required Personal Skills
Ability to listen effectively
Ability to break down large projects into smaller tasks
Ability to work with a sense of urgency and excitement about the work of the clubhouse
Ability to show personal initiative when identifying and completing task
Ability to maintain healthy boundary with peersAbility to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
Ability to adhere to Bellevue Clubhouse philosophy and applicable federal, state and local guidelines in carrying out job duties
Ability to demonstrate adherence to a strengths based perspective in words and actions with membersAbility to travel with members to various conferences, trainings, and social events
This position description is a record of major aspects of the job, but is not intended as an all-‐inclusive employment contract. It should be understood that one may be reassigned to other duties or positions for which qualified and trained at the discretion of Bellevue Clubhouse management. One must be able to perform all duties and tasks of the above named position, including restraint of a member if necessary.
To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Program Director, Olga Yarmoshik: firstname.lastname@example.orgFor more information, please visit: www.bellevueclubhouse.org or www.herohousenw.org