Mental Health Worker – Partial Program

Under the supervision of the Director of Outpatient and Partial, the mental health worker assures that all partial/ wellness programs and activities are delivered according to the highest quality clinical standards.  The MHW is to assure that the consumers remain involved in the program and provide guidance and direction for all consumers within the program in accordance with the individual treatment plan.  The Mental Health Worker is expected to work closely with other disciplines to create the best treatment program for every consumer and must customize service to meet the needs of the individual and requirements of the program.  Additionally the Mental Health Worker is responsible for documentation of services.

Hours of availability required: Monday – Friday: 4pm- 9pm

REQUIREMENTS

Education

• Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field preferred

Experience

• One (1) years’ experience working with children or adolescents in a mental health/social service setting.

Essential & Core Responsibilities

  • Provides behavioral health interventions to assist the child(ren) in developing age-appropriate self-management skills
  • Advocates for the needs of the child(ren) to accomplish treatment objectives
  • Collaborate with treatment team to assure continuity of care
  • Document all therapeutic interactions, unusual incidents, routine activities as required by program policies and procedures
  • Complete all documentation timely
  • Attend mandatory in-service trainings

Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to interact with people in varied settings
  • Job demands the ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle conflicts with diplomacy and tact
  • Ability to listen and evaluate objectively

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.  All interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to Safa Shakir; HR Recruiter at hrjobs@northernchildren.org.

Northern Children’s Services is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity.  Northern Children’s Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, class, disability, religion, sexual orientation or national origin.

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