WNP - Overnight Assistant 1

Job Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Provides for the safety and care of the clients in the Women’s Night Program.

• Work between the hours of Monday night 4:30pm-7:30am, Tuesday night 4:30pm to 7:30am, and every third Sunday 4:30pm to 7:30am.
• 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/on-call supervisor 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 own replacement (PRN) to cover shift in the event of unexpected absence due to sickness or emergency
• Must stay awake on shift
• During the overnight portion and morning portion, you will be the only staff present

Direct Reports:
• None

Knowledge & Experience
• Minimum of High School Diploma
• Understanding of mental illness and substance abuse
• Experience in social service field preferred
• Willingness to learn
• Must be CPR certified, TB tested, and obtain a physical yearly

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
• Genuine interest in clients and staff
• Capable of staying awake during shift

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

• None

Type: Part-time

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St. Patrick Center

At St. Patrick Center, we’re one of Missouri’s largest providers of housing, employment and health opportunities for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. We take an action-based approach to service and offer nationally recognized programs that assist more than 8,000 people each year. Our mission, at its core, is to help individuals and families move from homelessness to independence in dignified, cost-effective and permanent ways. This approach transforms our clients as well as our entire community. For more information about our organization, please visit www.stpatrickcenter.org.

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