WNP - Night Assistant (Friday/Saturday/3rd Sunday)
Location: St. Louis, MO 63101

Position Description
Provides for the safety and care of the clients in the Women’s Night Program.

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

• Work between the hours of Friday night 4:30pm-7:30am, Saturday night 4:30pm to 7:30am, and every third Sunday 4:30pm to 6:30am
• Provides comfortable and safe environment for shelter residents at night
• Works with Shelter Manager to support client treatment and success
• Monitors activities of residents and enforces shelter rules and policies at night
• Serves dinner to shelter residents
• Keeps nightly log and incident report to inform Manager of significant events
• Provides crisis intervention and contacts emergency services when necessary
• Washes linens of vacated beds and monitors personal care items
• Respects client confidentiality
• Works with other supervisors as a team
• Respects and is responsible for agency policy regarding work hours, building security and all written personnel standards
• Ensures the trauma-informed care model in all interactions with clients and staff from other St. Patrick Center programs
• Finds replacement in the event of unexpected absence due to sickness or emergency
• Must stay awake on shift

Knowledge & Experience
• Minimum of High School Diploma
• Understanding of mental illness and substance abuse
• Willingness to learn and gain more experience in above areas
• CPR certified

Skills and Attitudes
• Ability to handle difficult situations or people with calmness, respect and dignity
• Comfort and familiarity with SPC client population
• Good communication skills
• Flexible attitude
• Good communication skills
• Genuine interest in clients and staff
• Capable of staying awake during shift

Relationships Required
• Reports to Manager, Women’s Night Program
• Attends quarterly staff meetings with Manager
• Communicates with case managers
• Attends appropriate seminars and trainings

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