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Better Way of Miami, Inc. complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or transgender status. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals or groups on the basis of their participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of their opposition to discriminatory practice.


Better Way of Miami , Inc. cumple con las leyes y las políticas estatales y federales de no discriminación que prohíben la discriminación por motivos de edad, color, discapacidad, nacionalidad , raza, religión, sexoorientación sexual, identidad de género, o estado transgénero. Es ilegal tomar represalias contra individuos o grupos en función de su participación en una queja de discriminación o basado en su oposición a la práctica discriminatoria.

 

This publication was made possible by Grant Number H89HA00005 from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an operating division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Health Resources and Services Administration or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


 

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Housing Coordinator/Case Manager job description

The Housing Coordinator/Case Manager is be responsible for the management and reporting of all aspects of housing and case management activities for residents/tenants to the Lead Housing Coordinator-Case Manager. 

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Education Requirements: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or other qualified health professional

Experience Requirements: Some experience in addiction / dual diagnosis.

Licensure/Certification: Some experience in addiction/dual diagnosis; Valid Florida Driver’s License approved by Better Way’s Insurance Carrier.

Skills/Abilities: Ability to work as a team member and have management, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; Ability to work under stressful conditions and be flexible in relation to department needs; Demonstrates Proficiency in Verbal & Written Communication Skills; Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding Privacy and Confidentiality Laws as per 42 CFR, Part 2 and HIPAA (1996); Knowledge of 12-Step Programs (addiction and recovery); Knowledge of Co-Occurring Disorders and the State of Florida CCISC Initiative. 

Workplace Environment:

Environmental Conditions: Position requires work in a temperature controlled environment; 80% of the time spent indoors, 20% outdoors; some potential exposure to violent situations; some potential exposure to airborne/blood-borne pathogens or other potentially infectious materials.

Machines/Equipment Used: Computer; telephone system; fax machine; and copy machine

Universal Precautions: Routine tasks do not involve any exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

Personal Protective Equipment: None

Potential Workplace Hazards: None

Potential Workplace Violence: Low/Medium Risk Level 

Other Areas:

Supervision Provided to Position: Supervision is provided by the Lead Housing Coordinator-Case Manager on an as needed basis.

Performance/Proficiency Standards: Performance standards are integrated within the position responsibilities. The principle functions of the position identified shall not be considered as a complete description of the all the work requirements and expectations that may be inherent in the position.

Job Skills/Requirements: 

  • Supervise and Oversee the Housing Staff with the Project Coordinator
  • Prepare Monthly reports
  • Conduct Monthly Home visits  
  • Facilitate Weekly Tenant Meetings and Support Groups
  • Link Tenants to Services throughout the Community
  • Coordinate Bi-Weekly Sessions
  • Updated and maintain the files located at the  satellite location
  • Assist Director with completing Annual Reports
  • Provide Intervention and mediation with tenants as needed
  • Advocate with Landlords and Providers for Tenants as needed
  • Attend Doctors, Court, SSI Appointments for tenants when needed
  • Bi-Weekly Payroll- Inputting and updating information.
  • Suggest Care and Supports to Tenants whom may be exhibiting behavior concerns as needed with the Project Coordinator
  • Any additional assignment requested by the Housing Director  

Better Way of Miami, Inc. complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, gender, or sexual preference. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals or groups on the basis of their participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of their opposition to discriminatory practice.

 

Assistant Facilities Maintenance Manager

Compensation: $10.50 - $12/hr. depending on experience.

The Assistant Facility Manager assists the Facility Manager and Health and Safety Director in carrying out and documenting the building operation and maintenance activities of the organization. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Facility Manager and Health and Safety Director with wide leeway for use of independent judgment in keeping equipment and buildings up to approved standards of fire, safety and health.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Education Requirements:  High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience Requirements:  Minimum two years’ experience working in building maintenance.  Must possess good knowledge of building maintenance practices, supplies and equipment.

Licensure/Certification:  Valid Florida Driver’s License approved by Better Way of Miami’s Insurance Carrier.

Skills/Abilities:  Ability to work as a team member and have management, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; Ability to work under stressful conditions and be flexible in relation to department needs; Demonstrates Proficiency in Verbal & Written Communication Skills; Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding Privacy and Confidentiality Laws as per 42 CFR, Part 2 and HIPAA (2013).

Job Duties/Expectations:

  1. oSupervise and participate in all building maintenance activities.
  2. oAssign tasks to subordinates, instructing in the use of building supplies, materials and equipment, insuring all assignments are carried out.
  3. oOperates and/or checks the operation of heating, plumbing, electrical and other systems.
  4. oPerform a variety of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and other building maintenance tasks.
  5. oSupervise and participate in a variety of grounds keeping activities.
  6. oCheck and insure that buildings are safe, cleaned, locked and ready for all activities.
  7. oConsult with superiors regarding unusual maintenance problems and make recommendations concerning the purchase of supplies, materials and equipment.
  8. oMake plumbing, electrical, carpentry and mechanical repairs and perform a variety of routine maintenance tasks as needed.
  9. oLead and supervise the work of the Maintenance Staff, client assistance and/or volunteers.

Better Way of Miami, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment shall be provided to all people without regard to race, disability, creed, national origin, sex, age, and disability, and sexual orientation/preference, status as a veteran, marital status or prior criminal history. 

Thrift Store Assistant (7001 NW 27th Avenue)

Compensation: $10.50/hr - $12/hr. depending on experience.

1 part-time and 1 full-time position available.

Non-profit organization

Better Way House of Bargains is looking for someone to work full-time and part-time who has the skills and experience to prepare used furniture for sale, pick up and deliver donated items, and post objects for sale online.

Job requirements:

• lift heavy objects

• move furniture around

• repair and prepare furniture for sale

• photograph and list furniture and other merchandise on craigslist.com

• work as a team member

• assist with picking up and delivering furniture and other donated items

• must have valid driver license

• drive a 24 foot truck with a stick shift (manual transmission)

• High school diploma or equivalent

• bi-lingual

We offer benefits such as healthcare, 401k, vacation time. 

Behavioral Health Technician

The Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) is responsible for resident safety and well-being of all residents and the preservation and security of the facility while on duty.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Education Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent, CBHT preferred (or attain a CBHT within one year of employment)

Experience Requirements: Some work in a treatment facility helpful, but not required.  Must have a working knowledge about progression of/and recovery from, active addiction.

Licensure/Certification: Valid Florida Driver’s License approved by Better Way of Miami’s Insurance Carrier.

Skills/Abilities: Ability to work as a team member and have management, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; Ability to work under stressful conditions and be flexible in relation to department needs; Demonstrates Proficiency in Verbal & Written Communication Skills; Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding Confidentiality Laws; Knowledge of Drug-Free Workplace Policies; Knowledge of 12 Step Program’s addiction and recovery process.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  1. Demonstrates an ability to supervise residents, their condition and whereabouts through the use of the sign-in/sign-out logs, trip passes and transportation logs.
  2. Demonstrates an ability to post, coordinate and supervise chore assignments, etc. (to include taking appropriate inventory of cleaning supplies and re-ordering as needed).
  3. Demonstrates an ability to complete documentation as required by policies and procedures (incident report, tracking forms, trip passes, visitors’ log, medication logs, etc.).
  4. Demonstrates an ability to act as receptionist through presentation and the use of good customer service skills, and effective communication skills which foster a welcoming approach to the organization).
  5. Demonstrates an ability to provide facility and program information for visitors and/or callers.
  6. Demonstrates an ability to inspect stock and maintain facility property and inspect and store residents’ personal property as appropriate.
  7. Demonstrates an ability to manage facility, equipment and resident emergencies.
  8. Demonstrates an ability to conduct various drills and building evacuations as required.
  9. Demonstrates an ability to conduct 13-point checks and other security measures as required.
  10. Demonstrates an ability to communicate effectively with the counselors pertaining to their residents as needed.
  11. Demonstrates an ability to conduct the observation of residents’ self-administration of medication including the corresponding documentation.
  12. Demonstrates an ability to conduct drug screenings on residents including the corresponding documentation.
  13. Follow all company policies and procedures as it pertains to the position to include general use of the company vehicle, inspections, and parking, health and safety, infection control, human resources, and accounting.
  14. When in use of the company vehicle, check and maintain vehicle safety, supplies, mechanical condition, cleanliness and regular maintenance according to schedule, reporting per established policies and procedures.
  15. When in use of the company vehicle, transport residents to and from medical and other appointments or other critical needs as they arise.
  16. When in use of the company vehicle, pick up and deliver donations and other materials as needed and administrative documents and other errands as
  17. When in use of the company vehicle, accurately complete as required documentation as per DOT and produce such documentation as needed for audits or other
  18. Walk throughout the facility and grounds to check on the residents.
  19. Ability to treat all residents with respect and dignity at all times.

 

Better Way of Miami, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment shall be provided to all people without regard to race, disability, creed, national origin, sex, age, and disability, and sexual orientation/preference, status as a veteran, marital status or prior criminal history.

If you would like to apply for any of these jobs, or for positions not yet listed, click Here to complete an employment application. When completed, please print the application, sign it, and return it to the Human Resources Department at Better Way of Miami, Inc. along with a copy of your resume. You may email the Human Resources Department with your questions or concerns, as well as submitting your application and documentation, to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.