Overnight Monitor - Serenity House/Residential

Job Overview

Join a dynamic, recovery-focused team supporting adults in San Mateo County who are in crisis. The Serenity House program offers daily recovery groups, providing skills which support recovery back to baseline functioning, establishing and maintaining healthy relationships, and promoting overall wellness. In addition to groups, the program offers one-on-one case management and psychotherapy services with the goal of serving our clients wherever they are on their recovery journeys.

Overnight Monitors are responsible for maintaining and assessing the safety and security of the program and its residents throughout the night while providing a supportive treatment environment. Through effective communication, Overnight Monitors relay relevant information to other members of the interdisciplinary team and performs crisis intervention as needed. Overnight Monitors ensure that the treatment environment is safe and welcoming.

Key Responsibilities

Safety and Security Responsibilities: Remains alert and awake during the entire overnight shift. Maintains the safety and security of the residents. Performs crisis intervention and communicates with treatment team as unforeseen situations arise. Documents updates and incidents in the residents’ charts. Performs First Aid as needed. Will work weekends and holidays.

Treatment Setting Responsibilities: Ensures client medication are securely stored and properly accounted for. Ensure all house laundry is completed and cleanliness of house is maintained. Appropriately files any outstanding paperwork. Maintains tracking sheet and sends to the appropriate departments before the end of the shift. Attends required trainings and meetings.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience working with people in extreme states; or person’s experiencing psychosis, or suicidality, or other forms of profound distress.
  • First Aid Certified within 30 days of employment.
  • CPR Certified within 30 days of employment.

Knowledge Required:

  • Culturally responsive and able to work with a diverse population.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications.
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiency.
  • Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.

Background Clearance Required:

  • Must pass a fingerprint background check with the Department of Justice and FBI.
  • Must not be on active parole or probation, clear with OIG database.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Action oriented. Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities. Outstanding ability to follow-through with tasks.
  • Ability to remain alert and awake during overnight shifts to perform job responsibilities.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of interdisciplinary team and independently assume responsibility.
  • Strong initiative and enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed.
  • Able to communicate well at all levels of the organization including working with organization leadership and high-level representatives of partner organizations.
  • Able to work within a frequently changing project scope while maintaining overall direction and structured priorities.


  • Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and trauma informed treatment.
  • Bilingual.
  • Knowledge of Clinical documentation (treatment plans, progress notes etc.).
  • Experience working with criminal justice population.

The work schedule is 11 pm to 7:30 am Thursday through Monday.

In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, by September 30, 2021, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.

Compensation: $18.00
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competative benefits package.
City: San Mateo, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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