Huriot — Adult Residential Specialists - $500 SIGN ON BONUS (for full time) - Springfield at Burrell Behavioral Health

Adult Residential Specialists - $500 SIGN ON BONUS (for full time) - Springfield

Burrell Behavioral Health

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Role Details

Looking to feed your desire to give to your community and support those who need a helping hand? Look no further! Not only is Burrell growing the amount of its resources, services, and facilities to assist as many communities as possible, it also provides plenty of opportunity for growth in your current field and the freedom to explore others. Our culture and our environment are unlike any other. We offer highly-competitive pay and a full range of top-notch full-time employee benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Retirement Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Description:

Residential Support Specialist

Springfield, Missouri

$500 SIGN ON BONUS (full-time only)

Full-Time, Part-Time, or PRN positions available

Multiple Shifts Available - Days, Evenings, Overnights, Weekends

Job overview:

You will work in a Burrell residential facility alongside a team providing direct care, supervision, and assistance to adult clients in the areas of crisis management, problem solving, and working toward prescribed treatment goals.

Job duties include:

  • Provide general supervision of all residents.

  • Encourage individuals to develop positive relationships within the program, with both staff and other clients.

  • Provide direction and supervision to residents in maintaining their living areas in a neat and sanitary manner.

  • Monitor and document resident activity and treatment progress

  • Assist residents in developing daily living skills, such as appropriate dress, laundry, personal hygiene, meal planning, food preparation, cleaning skills.

  • Facilitate assigned groups with residents, sharing feedback and communicating positive expectations.

  • Provide oversight/safety for the residents by monitoring interactions with fellow residents and unauthorized visitors. Provide oversight against the introduction of alcohol and/or illegal drugs.

  • Become familiar with treatment plan interventions. Implement these interventions to ensure consistent and effective treatment across shifts.

  • Observe and evaluate resident's behavior to ensure their safety and well being.

  • Act as ‘staff advisor’ to residents assigned to you and fulfill treatment planning and documentation requirements associated with this role.

  • Advocate on behalf of individual resident within the community to assist the resident in achieving and maintaining community adjustment as needed.

    What you’ll bring:

Your compassion and drive to improve the lives of others in need, your leadership & teamwork skills, and a desire to work in the rewarding field of behavioral health.

Education and Experience:

  • Must be 21 years of age *

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED/HiSet.

  • Must have a favorable driving record and valid driver’s license.

  • *If driving a Burrell vehicle, the minimum age requirement is 23.

    Where you’ll be working:

You’ll be working at one of our residential facilities in Springfield, Missouri.

What we offer:

An opportunity to start working in the rewarding, fulfilling field of behavioral health. Burrell’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our content and across all of our agency. Diversity is more than a commitment at Burrell—it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.

Residential Support Specialist

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.

Burrell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Burrell Behavioral Health is the recognized leader in Community Mental Health. Founded in 1977, our network of providers, therapists, case managers, and direct support staff serve more than 45,000 clients across 25 counties in Missouri and Arkansas. We provide comprehensive care for behavioral health clients of all ages, helping them to improve their lives through our wide-ranging continuum of care.

“We believe that the conversation about behavioral health is paramount. There are few conversations facing our communities more critical than behavioral health. As the conversation evolves, Burrell is committed to being a leader in this post-stigma world.”

-C.J. Davis, President & CEO, Burrell Behavioral Health

Burrell Behavioral Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: May 19, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Springfield, Missouri
  • Salary: negotiable
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