Northside Behavioral Health
  • Residential Services
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • $11.00-12.00
  • Hourly
  • Full/PT/PRN

Full benefits package available.

Northside Behavioral Health Center has openings for Residential Advocates.

Helping Individuals and Preserving Families; Inspiring Hope and Independence.

Northside Behavioral Health, established in 1976, is a non-profit organization committed to helping heal the hurt in the lives of Hillsborough County residents suffering from or at risk for mental illness. With nationally accredited programs, Northside sets the standard for the best practices in mental health treatment, while making mental health care affordable and accessible to individuals and families and building a safer, healthier community.

We offer market competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for employees including health and dental insurance, paid time-off (PTO), paid holidays, flexible spending accounts, retirement plans, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability and assistance with certification and licensure.

Job Duties:

  • Monitor the self-administration of medications
  • Manage and reconcile medications
  • Conduct an assessment with the resident concerning problem areas and use the information to formulate a residential treatment plan
  • Complete all necessary admission/discharge documentation
  • Teach and educate residents about ADLs
  • Work closely with residents to instruct and oversee proper food storage, handling, preparation and serving
  • Prompt, assist and provide support to residents in achieving and maintaining basic living skills
  • Facilitate community meetings and social activities and outings with residents

Position Requirements:

  • Valid Florida Driver's License with at least 3 years clean driving record.

Required Experience:

  • Experience with Healthcare in a Residential Setting is preferred
  • Experience with Mental Healthcare greatly preferred but not required

Required Education:

  • High School diploma or GED required - AA/AS preferred



What is Northside?

With its multiple sites throughout Hillsborough County and state-of-the-art, evidence-based wellness and clinical services, Northside is dedicated to providing innovative programs that help individuals use their strengths and abilities to live productive, independent, and happier lives. We know that with support, people with serious mental health issues can recover and learn to manage their symptoms and improve the quality of their lives.

Our staff provides expertise to improve treatment and systems of care for children and youths who have been victims of violence, witnesses to violence, or suffered traumatic loss. We provide nationally recognized approaches to treating individuals with dual mental health and substance abuse problems and individuals with long-term, chronic mental health disabilities. We stand ready to respond to the behavioral health needs of individuals and families.

Northside is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug & Tobacco Free Facility. All personnel are required to undergo a mandatory post-employment offer criminal background check.

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