Position title
Intensive Community Support Specialist
Description

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. 

Responsibilities
  • 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. 
  • Providingconscientious 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 LifecoreElectronic Medical Records System.  
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’sdegree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field 
  • Certification/Licensureprior 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
  • PTO for personal needs and sick leave
  • Military leave
  • Health Savings Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • PERS Retirement
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • Voluntary Supplemental Policies
  • ETC.
Contacts

Director of Community Support Services 

Employment Type
Full-time
Duration of employment
Permanent
Industry
Health Care
Job Location
Date posted
November 24, 2021
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Position: Intensive Community Support Specialist

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