Behavioral Health Specialist - Community Based Services (CBS)

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Pay is based on experience. $16.00 - $17.50 per hour, 40 hours per week, non-exempt, 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. 


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

Some specific duties include:

  • Providing services as a member of a pool of BHS 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;
  • Completing all paperwork associated with the financial, clinical, legal, or regulatory management of the case or the Center's operations in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Assisting with the evolution of an effective, efficient program of services;
  • Completing online State training for attendant and respite;


  • Bert Nash Center requires proof of Covid-19 immunization prior to starting any position. Covid-19 vaccine series must be completed or in process to be cleared for new hire orientation.
  • 21years 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;
  • Prior computer experience and basic computer literacy;