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BJC HealthCare

Community Support Specialist II - Central Adults Team

Healthcare

Clinical Care Specialist/Staff Nurse

No

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

  • Up to a $1500 Sign On Bonus
  • This is a 40 hour per week Community Outreach Case Worker position
  • You will assist clients by linking them to community resources, such as housing and food assistance
  • You will work out in the communities with clients daily (you do not work inside the agency location)
  • Monday – Friday (Day Shift) – (NO On-Call, Nights, Weekends or Holidays required)
  • Local travel is required and you must have your own personal reliable vehicle with valid insurance
  • You must have a valid CLASS E or CLASS D driver’s license – (if you do not, you must obtain one within two weeks prior to your start date)
  • You will be asked to transport clients in your own personal vehicle
  • Any mileage you put on your vehicle while working in the community will be reimbursed back to you
  • You will be asked to meet with clients face to face
  • You will be asked to meet with clients in their homes
  • You will be required to connect with all your clients in person on a regular basis
  • Related work experience with individuals suffering from mental health challenges strongly preferred (NOT REQUIRED)
  • You will be working with individuals that suffer from severe mental health issues
  • This position will carry a caseload that may vary; in-depth training is provided
  • Training will take place during your first 90 days and will sufficiently prepare you for this type of work (must be able to learn new things quickly and have a strong ability to use technology)

Overview

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BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 8,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Fran�ois, Iron and Washington counties. As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH), BJC Behavioral Health serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.


Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Responsible for providing community support services to maximize opportunities available to people living in the community while working to recover from the serious and persistent effects of mental illness.

Responsibilities

Provides community support services to complex clients to include clients on care plan, using treatment plan interventions that result in positive outcomes, based on individual strengths and needs; case load sizes will vary.Completes timely documentation of services that clearly describe the need for the service, the intervention provided, the relationship to the treatment plan, the provider of the service, the date, the actual time and setting of the service, and the individual's response to the service.Contacting individuals and/or referral sources following missed appointments in order to re-engage and promote recovery/resiliency efforts. Supporting individuals in crisis situations.Provides mentorship and job shadowing to community support colleagues.

Minimum Requirements

Education

Bachelor's Degree - Human Services or related

Experience

No Experience

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

Class D (IL) or Class E (MO)
Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer