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Veteran Service Assistant

Job Details

Hiring Organization US Vets
Post Name Veteran Service Assistant
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77002

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the delivery of basic services (such as shelter, food, hygiene, etc.) to veterans served at the facility
  • Ensures a harmonious atmosphere at the facility by maintaining communication with clinical staff and maintaining a therapeutic community environment
  • Assists in the delivery/handling of client mail
  • Assists clients with the move-in and move-out from the facility
  • Responsible for preventing or de-escalating any verbal and physical altercations from the facility including submitting Incident Reports to the Veteran Service Coordinator or Lead Veterans Service Assistant concerning these events
  • Responsible for addressing client issues timely to ensure the non-interruption of services
  • Conveying needs to the Veteran Service Coordinator or Lead Veterans Service Assistant to maintain supply inventory of supplies and ensure proper storage
  • Assists with maintenance and upkeep of the facility and ensure readiness for inspections
  • Conducts toxicology testing of clients according to program policy to promote a sober environment
  • Responsible for the implementation of all safety and emergency procedures
  • Assist the Veteran Service Coordinator in bed checks and inspections of rooms to ensure a clean, safe and hazardless environment
  • Conducts various administrative duties including documentation of bed checks, inspections, incident reports, client logs, emergency procedure drills, etc.
  • Facilitate routine daily living activities for clients
  • Adheres to the site work order procedure
  • Provides daily shuttle van transportation to community agencies such as VA, DMV, Social Security, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Experience with programs, client population, similar populations, or other relevant experience preferred
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with residential staff
  • Must promote client-centered philosophy and be skilled in creating/maintaining a sober environment
  • Must be energetic, dedicated to the mission, and flexible
  • Basic computer literacy
  • A valid driver’s license is required. Must meet company insurance requirements and complete a provided driver training course.

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