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Gesher Human Services

Gesher Human Services

Southfield, MI, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024

DEPARTMENT: Client Living Services

SUPERVISOR: Client Living Services Manager

Gesher Human Services is a bridge to hope and opportunity for people at work, at home, and in the community. Gesher’s workforce development, behavioral health, and inclusion programming serves all Metro Detroiters while meeting the needs of the Jewish community.

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

The primary responsibility of this position is to transport the people we serve to a variety of appointments, errands, and events within the community.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent degree.
  • At least two (2) years of related experience working with adults with psychiatric disabilities.
  • Valid Michigan driver’s license, three (3) years of driving experience, and vehicle insurance and registration.
  • Ability to read and follow documents and directions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Professional behavior and conduct toward all co-workers, people served and family members.
  • Ability to learn new tasks and comply with directions.
  • Computer experience: Word, Outlook, ability to access the internet.
  • Ability to problem solve, troubleshoot, and make independent decisions.
  • Extremely organized and detailed.
  • Reliable and self-motivated with a keen eye for detail.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and strong team player.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide transportation, with agency vehicle or own vehicle, to client appointments, errands, events, etc.
  • Participate with the treatment team, as needed, and share relevant information regarding people served.
  • Complete all required documentation including all contacts and information relating to people we serve.
  • Complete all required trainings.
  • Provide transportation in the event of client emergencies during and after office hours.
  • Attend department meetings as requested.
  • Follow Gesher mission statement and ethical code of conduct and handbook.
  • Abide by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics, Adult Protection Code, Mental Health Code, and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) guidelines.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Environmental conditions:

  • Moderate noise (i.e., business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).
  • Ability to work in a confined area.
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period.

Physical requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard, reach, stoop, kneel to install computer equipment.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work.
  • Light to moderate lifting in required.

Accommodation(s):

As appropriate and fiscally reasonable.

NON-EXEMPT

This position is non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay in accordance with the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act


The above job description is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be all inclusive or limiting as to specific duties. The Agency reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the Agency desires and in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying the position. The described job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability.

This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise and any employment relationship remains “at-will.”

Gesher is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.