Intensive Community Support Specialist

Intensive Community Support Services are person-centered and focus on the individual’s recovery and ability to succeed in the community. The Intensive Adult Community Support Specialist 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. This position requires close collaboration with the North Mississippi State Hospital and other Community/Mental Health Resource Agencies. 


·         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


·         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: Intensive Community Support Specialist

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Employment Type
Duration of employment
Health Care
Date posted
August 7, 2020
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