Shamrock Weekend and Holiday PRN

St. Louis, MO 63101

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Position Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Provide coverage for weekend and holiday shifts when regular staff is unavailable. Depending on program need, monitor program entrance and/or facilitate AA/NA meetings and substance abuse education groups regarding substance use disorder issues.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Cover weekend shifts and agency-recognized holidays (8am-2:30pm) according to need by program manager and your availability
• Monitor program entrance to ensure that only program participants are allowed in building
• Chair AA/NA meetings
• Facilitate drug and alcohol education groups
• Keep all paper data current
• Participate/monitor weekend/holiday activities of Shamrock Club
• Respect client confidentiality
• Respect and be responsible for agency policy regarding work hours, building security and all written personnel standards
• Ensure the care model by interacting with all other St. Patrick Center programs
• Develop therapeutic relationship with clients
• Support staff in crisis situations
• Assist with clients in crisis

Knowledge & Experience:
• Knowledge of chemical dependency and mental illness
• Self starter
• Flexible regarding job responsibilities
• Knowledge of area resources

Skills and Attitudes:
• Good interpersonal communication skills
• Good writing skills
• Good oral communication skills
• Personality suited for high stress environment
• Well versed in cultural issues
• Well versed in ethical issues in drug/alcohol counseling

Relationships Required:
• Report to Senior Director of Behavioral Health Programs