Posting Date: 7/17/2018
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,424 to $39,550
Salary is based on education & experience
Job Description: To provide crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, rehabilitative skills training, service planning and coordination for adults with mental illness in the Brazos County area. Psychosocial Rehabilitative Services are defined as social, educational, vocational, behavioral, and cognitive interventions provided by members of a client’s therapeutic team that address deficits in the individual’s ability to develop and maintain social relationships, occupational or educational achievement, independent living skills, and housing, that are a result of a severe and persistent mental illness. Service coordination involves accessing medical, social, educational and other appropriate services that will help an individual achieve a quality of life and community participation acceptable to the individual. This position also serves as Supported Employment Specialist; assisting individuals obtain and sustain employment that is consistent with their vocational goals and recovery, utilizing evidence-based supported employment models of care.
Education: Requires Bachelor’s Degree in a Behavioral, Social Science, Humanities or Education field.
Experience: Requires experience working with individuals with mental illness, must be able to work independently as well as with a team. Good organizational skills are a must.
Hours of work: 8 am to 5 PM Monday-Friday; may vary based on agency need
Licensure/Certification: Ability to be credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Valid Texas driver’s license and are insurable by agency insurance. Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment (ANSA) certification as well as Illness, Management and Recovery (IMR) certification.
Physical requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle; communicate effectively both verbally & written. Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Good computer skills a must; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Brazos County