Residential Program Assistants 12 Hour Shifts – Full Time and Part Time 


The Residential Program Assistant works as a residential treatment team member in support of recovering substance use disorder (SUD) persons. They are knowledgeable about the disease of substance use disorder and community resources and have a minimum of one year personal program of recovery if applicable. Interacts with residents in a supportive manner, encouraging discussion and activities focused on recovery.  Ensures medication self-administration, monitoring, storage, and disposal are implemented in a safe manner for clients and staff.   Follow all guidelines and protocols for monitoring self-administration of client’s medications.  Communicates and assures residents’ compliance with all residential guidelines, policies and procedures, including health and safety standards and chores. Responsible for completing house inspections on each shift using a facility checklist and ensuring that residents are completing daily and weekly chores.  Report any maintenance issues to immediate supervisor and submit work orders as instructed and needed.  Answers agency phone call in a responsible, professional manner and refer to appropriate agency and/or community resources.  Assures that participation of community resources, especially 12-step volunteers, are supported and nurtured. Depending on licensure, assists with clinical activities as assigned and documented by supervisor, including but not limited to: case management and group. Able to manage normal residential treatment functioning and emergency situations independently. Must maintain professional standards of ethics, including client confidentiality. Completes client charting and documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures.  May also transport residents as necessary and assigned by supervisor.  Participates in all agency and residential staff meetings as required and remains on duty beyond scheduled times, if necessary, when the welfare of the residents may be otherwise adversely affected.

High School Graduate or equivalent.

Background check and Alcohol and Drug Screen required.

Pay: $18/hour

Benefits: Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Flexible schedule, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid Time Off, Professional development assistance, Referral program, Retirement plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision insurance   Waiting Periods and Full Time Status may apply.

To apply, forward resume with cover letter to Wendy Dixon, Executive Assistant, Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers, 9083 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, Ohio 44060, FAX 440 205-2685.  EOE