Behavioral Health Specialist - CFS

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Pay is based on experience. $12.87 - $18.84 per hour, 19 hours or less per week, not benefits eligible. 

Caring. Hope. Giving back. Do these words resonate with you? If so, please keep reading.

Our goal at the Bert Nash Center is to build a healthier community by responding to needs and working to restore lives. We accomplish this by believing in our team. Each person that works for the Bert Nash Center contributes directly to the success of our clients, organization, and community.

Our values of compassion, integrity, equity and hope reflect in everything we do. 

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the Behavioral Health Specialist will be to provide a range of community based services specified youth and their families.  

Some specific duties include:

  • Providing services as a member of a pool of Behavioral Health Specialist staff, to be activated on an as-needed basis for attendant service
  • Assisting in developing and providing structured activities
  • Maintaining a safe and productive environment during the time spent in attendance with the child/adolescent
  • Providing transportation to and from various activities or appointments as indicated by the treatment plan or as instructed by the QMHP
  • Providing services in a variety of settings including, but not limited to, the child/adolescent's home, the school, or another community setting
  • Delivering reimbursable hours of service compliant with established standards

Qualifications:  

  • 21 years old; or a minimum of 19 years old, and must be at least 3 years older that the children they are providing services for.  Prefer some college education in social work, or related field, but not mandatory. 
  • Must have a High School diploma or GED.
  • Ability to pass required security background checks;
  • Reliable transportation, automobile insurance, and a valid, unrestricted driver's license;
  • Experience in or knowledge of issues in working with severely emotionally disturbed youth and families is preferred;