Full Time Behavioral Health Associate I 

Position: Full Time Behavioral Health Associate I

 

Description: Under the supervision of the Residential Services Director, this position is responsible for the supervision of Severely Mentally Ill group home residents and their activities; provide support for symptom management and psychosocial development.  Maintain a therapeutic, safe and healthy environment.

 

Position Duties:

  • Provide ongoing support, counseling, clarification and redirection to residents as needed.
  • Transport residents as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain all necessary documents including progress notes, time sheets and incident reports in a timely manner.
  • Assignment, assistance, and supervision of resident’s daily tasks, instruction and assistance in learning skills necessary to complete their tasks.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed.
  • Plan, shop and prepare meals involving residents as much as possible.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly living environment while also assisting residents in their involvement in household chores.
  • Assure all house rules and policies are followed.
  • Assist residents in planning activities and leisure time pursuits.
  • Monitor residents’ intake of medications. Document the amounts and time of day they were taken.
  • Attend required meetings, classes or in-services.
  • Communicate with other staff members any information that will provide insight and better understanding of resident issues or the running of the household.
  • Assist residents in following their treatment plans.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience providing direct service in the field of human services, preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of Residential Services team, with persons experiencing severe mental illness.
  • Must be 21 years old and have had a driver’s license for three years.

 

Salary Range: $16.26 – 21.00