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Community Support Specialist - Youth

Company: Burrell Behavioral Health
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Looking to feed your desire to give to your community and support those who need a helping hand? Look no further! Not only is Burrell growing the amount of its resources, services, and facilities to assist as many communities as possible, it also provides plenty of opportunity for growth in your current field and the freedom to explore others. Our culture and our environment are unlike any other. We offer highly-competitive pay and a full range of top-notch full-time employee benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Retirement Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Description:

At Burrell Behavioral Health, we have cultivated a positive and welcoming dynamic among our staff. Our culture of inclusion and transparency builds a team and working environment where individuals can succeed professionally and personally. As a Burrell Behavioral Health team member you can expect to contribute to incredible, life changing improvements in the lives of others, and to have a direct impact on the achievement of a very meaningful mission. Our industry is at the beginning of a transformational shift and we intend to lead it.

What you'll get to do: The Community Support Specialist provides support and activities through an organized treatment plan designed to ease an individual's immediate and continued adjustment to community living. Community Support Specialist use advanced knowledge of psychological concepts, evidenced based interventions and coordinating delivery of mental health services with other services provided by practitioners and community partners.

What you'll bring:

  • A proactive, and client-focused approach to breaking the stigma of mental health.
  • A passion to make a positive difference in the lives of others every day.
  • A reliable vehicle & clean driving record

Education and Experience: Advanced knowledge in mental health issues as evidenced by:

  • A bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work or other related human service specialized fields of study.
  • A bachelor's degree in an unrelated field and two years of related work experience.
  • A combination of four years or more of advanced education and two years of related work experience.
  • An Associate of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support from an approved institution will also fulfill the educational requirements.
  • Four years' work experience in a related field may substitute for educational requirements.

Key Skills: Interpersonal Communication, Teamwork, Coordination, Adaptation, Basic Computing, Typing, Organization and Time Management

Where you'll be working: You'll be working in the community which will include clients homes, clinics, and other places around the community.

What we offer: Great pay, excellent employee benefits, a Monday through Friday 8am-5pm schedule, and an organizational culture like no other. Burrell's dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our content and across all of our agency. Diversity is more than a commitment at Burrell-it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.

Burrell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Keywords: Burrell Behavioral Health, Springfield , Community Support Specialist - Youth, Other , Springfield, Missouri

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