ACT Mental Health Worker

$12.00 - $20.00 hourly
  • South Central Behavioral Services
  • Feb 16, 2021
Full time Case Management Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

South Central Behavioral Services (SCBS) is seeking a Mental Health Worker for the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team.  The ACT team is a community-based, multidisciplinary team serving individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.  The team provides services in the communities of Hastings, Grand Island, Kearney and surrounding areas. Travel is required and company vehicle is provided. SCBS is a Self-Directed Work Team environment and offers a competitive compensation package including health, dental and life insurance and paid time off. The ACT program is an evidence-based program and one of three ACT programs in Nebraska. Qualified bilingual persons are encouraged to apply.  Please apply online at www.scbsne.com.  For additional information, please call 402-462-4200.  EOE. 

JOB SUMMARY

Provide direct service to adults with mental health conditions in a mobile and interdisciplinary clinical team.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Advocate for clients and support skills for independent living
  • Support individuals to set goals and build skills
  • Facilitate accessing appropriate housing
  • Perform majority of services in the community rather than an office-based setting
  • Communicating and collaborating with physical health providers and pharmacy
  • Participating as a team in provision of care
  • Provide coverage for rotating weekend/evening “On Call”
  • Completing documentation in an electronic health record

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • A Bachelor’s degree and/or experience in behavioral health care, specifically with persons with severe and persistent mental illness is required.
  • Certified Medication Aide or be able to complete the training within 90 days of employment.
  • Valid driver’s license

Loan Forgiveness?

No