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Behavioral Health Services

Community Support worker

laham, MD
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ID: 734-136
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Full-Time/Regular

  • Manage a caseload of approximately 40 adults
  • Assist the consumer in the development of interpersonal and community coping skills.
  • Assist the consumer in the development of relapse and symptom management strategies and plans.
  • Participate in the preparation of the Individualized Service Plan with specific, measurable, behavioral objectives, and action plans.
  • Provide and coordinate referrals to make sure that the consumer receives the requested assistance.
  • Conducts visits to the consumer’s job site, home, hospital room and other natural settings.
  • Transport consumers in personal vehicle as needed
  • Transport or coordinate transportation for consumers as needed
  • Adheres to Volunteers of America Chesapeake’s documentation requirements
  • Documents all billable activities IAW MHRS/VOAC Standards
  • Meet weekly with the Treatment Team to discuss programmatic issues.
  • Turn in billing/Progress notes weekly
  • Provide crisis intervention to consumers as necessary.
  • Perform duties as outlined in Program’s Operation Manual.
  • Perform duties as assigned.
  • Meet assigned weekly/monthly productivity requirements 

Required Skills

Successful candidates must have completed at least two years of study at an institution of higher education: or have at least three years of experience in a relevant human service field. A minimum requirement of at least one-year of related human service activities. Excellent writing skills, knowledge of computer, must have own transportation. Experience working in a community based and multi-cultural setting is preferred.

 

Most importantly, the successful candidate must be able to develop effective working relationships with the consumer population, be self-motivated and able to motivate others, be able to relate to individuals making significant life decision, possess strong organizational skills, and have strong oral and written communication skills. The individual must also be computer proficient.


Required Experience

Successful candidates must have completed at least two years of study at an institution of higher education: or have at least three years of experience in a relevant human service field. A minimum requirement of at least one-year of related human service activities. Excellent writing skills, knowledge of computer, must have own transportation. Experience working in a community based and multi-cultural setting is preferred.

 

Most importantly, the successful candidate must be able to develop effective working relationships with the consumer population, be self-motivated and able to motivate others, be able to relate to individuals making significant life decision, possess strong organizational skills, and have strong oral and written communication skills. The individual must also be computer proficient.

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