Residential Rehabilitation Specialist

Essential Duties

  1. Provides therapeutic skill building services to children, young adults, and families as measured by supervision, direct observation and/or functional behavior assessments using a team and community-based approach.
  2. Submits timely documentation as related to the caseload for the program, maximizing billing according to caseload notes.
  3. Complies with productivity standards of the Agency and maintains an appropriate caseload to reach the budgeted daily expectation of billable hours. (Refer to Productivity Policy)
  4. Continually assesses client progress and modifies treatment/services via completion.
  5. Accurately documents all work with the client and/or family and/or relevant persons as measured by QA standards and audit results.
  6. Participates in clinical/case supervision by coming prepared to discuss current caseload, documentation, and productivity; accepts constructive feedback and direction; and puts feedback into clinical and or therapeutic practice with clients.
  7. Establishes and maintains rapport and effective working relationships with clients, psychiatrists, families; works effectively within programmatic teams and the community at large.
  8. Advocating and/or ensuring accompaniment for clients (court, medical, mediation, medication, and with employers on program visits) with the goal to ensure satisfactory placement of children and young adults in a safe, permanent, and stable home setting.
  9. Maintains knowledge of program standards and policies as developed by Five Acres, COA, Community Care Licensing and other governing bodies stakeholders; develops personal and professional knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in in-service programs.
  10. Can be assigned to multiple programs cases among more than one program based on needs
  11. Maintains confidentiality of all information regarding clients, families, and operations of the Agency (including media).
  12. Incorporates Agency philosophy and mission in all aspects of job performance.
  13. Maintains a professional relationship with clients, staff, and other outside stakeholders at all times.
  14. Exercises good judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities.


  • Bachelor's degree in a mental health related field, preferred. Must be 21 years or older.
  • Mental health experience includes experience providing services to children and/or adults to improve or restore social, vocational, economic, housing and/or mental functioning.
  • Availability of a personal car with appropriate insurance which employee is willing to use for all Agency business if needed; adhering to federal motor vehicle safety standards when transporting children.
  • Effective oral/written communication skills; bi-lingual skills in Spanish/English preferred.
  • Computer skills sufficient to meet production demands of the job including Microsoft Office and WELLIGENT software, and skill in maintaining detailed, accurate and complete records.
  • Must have a valid California Driver License, proof of automobile insurance and meet the Agency's safe driver guidelines.
  • Ability to work varied hours including evenings, nights and weekends, if needed.
  • Sensitivity to the different cultures represented among the clients, families and staff.
  • A basic understanding of age-appropriate behavior for children/adolescents.

Compensation Range: $22.50/hr - $30.38/hr

Work culture matters at 5A! We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a medical coverage option as low as $5 with free dental HMO, vision, life insurance, AD&D and disability insurance. We offer a 401k with an annual match up to 3%, annual performance reviews with up to 4% merit (6% for direct service providers), plus annual retention stipends. We offer team building retreats, wellness incentive, 12 paid holidays and flexible work schedules, including remote options for identified positions!