PRN Peer Support Center Staff/Van Driver - Greater Chattanooga Area
The PRN Peer Support Center Staff/Van Driver is responsible for the day-to-day transportation of clients to and from the Peer Support Center and the support of clients when on duty. The Van driver will also provide assistance in the daily operation of the Lighthouse Peer Support Center, to include any duties assigned by the Peer Support Center Coordinator. Driving the Center van to transport clients is expected of staff in this position and requires the individual to be eligible for coverage under HRMC insurance policy.
This position requires utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment.
Education/Knowledge: Must have at least a high school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Must be a primary mental health consumer with appropriate life experience and a desire to be a role model for recovery. Some experience leading groups desired. Some experience in customer service helpful.
Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients. Applicants must have 3 years of acceptable driver's history.
Physical: Hearing of normal and soft tones as well as close eye work. Valid driver's license. Lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching. To ensure the safety of the clients and staff, this position requires certification in and adequate implementation of verbal and physical de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care) that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, going down on knees, running, and walking.
TO APPLY: Go to https://mcnabbcenter.e3applicants.com/careers & select Hamilton from the Location drop-down menu.
The Helen Ross McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services. The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.
HRMC is an EOE. HRMC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required. This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.