Position
Community Support Specialist
Description

Community Support Services are person-centered and focus on the individual’s recovery and ability to succeed in the community. The Adult Community Support Specialist/Therapist is responsible for service delivery to individuals who suffer from a severe and persistent mental illness. Community Support Services should be person-centered and focus on the individual’s recovery and ability to succeed in the community; to identify and access needed services; and to show improvement in home, health, purpose and community.  

Working Conditions
•    N/A

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to assist individuals with mild physical disabilities when necessary

Positions Supervised

  • None

Interested in this position?  Please download the form-fill-able application attached to this job posting and submit it along with your resume.

Responsibilities

Community Support Services shall include but not be limited to the following supportive services:

·         Assisting an individual in accessing needed services such as medical, social, educational, transportation, housing, substance abuse, personal care, employment and other services that may be identified as components of Health, Home, Purpose and Community.

·         Providing conscientious mental health care services to adults with severe mental/emotional disabilities at a rate of 5 hours per day.

·         Identification of client strengths which will aid in their recovery and the acquisition of

                             independent functioning in the community.

·         Adhere to quality assurance guidelines.

·         Demonstrate proficient use of Lifecore Electronic Medical Records System.

·         Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Related Field
  • Certification/Licensure Prior to or upon employment
  • Interpersonal Skills necessary to establish professional relationships with clients and staff
  • Meet requirements for continued certification and certification upgrade throughout employment
Job Benefits
  • 12 Hours of Personal Leave per Month
  • 8 Hours of Sick Leave per Month
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • PERS Retirement
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • Voluntary Supplemental Policies
  • ETC.

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Position: Community Support Specialist

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Employment Type
Clinical
Duration of employment
Permanent
Industry
Health Care
Job Location
Tupelo
Date posted
June 19, 2019
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