St. Martin’s on Westlake (The Westlake) is a permanent supportive housing community that servers men over the age of 55, who and disabled and have experienced chronic homelessness . The Westlake serves very vulnerable individuals who struggle with trauma, substance abuse, mental health and/or serious medical problems. Staff are exposed to challenging behaviors and/or difficult clean-up situations that arise from close communal settings and/ or from active alcohol or drug abuse.
This position is vital to maintaining and cleaning common areas, offices and resident rooms at time of turnover, according to a janitorial schedule.
This is a part-time, 20 hour per week, position and includes pro-rated time off and benefits. The schedule for this position is Sunday and Monday (7.5 hours per day,and Thursday (5 hours per day) Pay range is $15.45-$15.90 DOQ.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
React in a professional manner to difficult or unpleasant behavior(s) while reporting crisis situations or odd activities to staff or management.Other duties as assigned.
This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance, building temperature fluctuations, dust, noise, and odors. Other working conditions may include working alone, and interactions with individuals who are angry and/or dealing with substance abuse or mental health issues.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ACUITY REQUIREMENTS:
The requirements described here are representative of those that must be regularly met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Qualifications which applicants must possess to be considered for the position).
Experience working with homeless persons and persons with disabilities.