Mobile Crisis Outreach Specialist Thu, Fri, Sat

Posted: 09/12/2022

Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8 p.m. - 8 a.m., + 4 hour variable shift
Salary: $19.1336 - $20.3575 D.O.E. - will be eligible for a one and two year step increase, depending on satisfactory performance
Benefits: Medical, Life, 401a, 457, ROTH
Full-Time

DESCRIPTION

This position will work as part of the Mobile Crisis Outreach Team team and will perform crisis assessment services and crisis follow up services to adults and children in mental health crisis in a five county area. This position will work on varied shifts and to cover crisis services for all counties in the Center catchment area. This position is responsible to perform crisis assessment services to assist persons in mental health crisis to access needed treatment and referrals, including in-patient hospitalization as needed. These services will be mostly mobile crisis assessments at consumer residences, hospitals, jails and other community sites. This employee will need to have effective communications in dealing with law enforcement, local hospitals, judiciary and other social service agencies to resolve the crisis needs of the callers. Must be able to work under pressure with stressful situations while maintaining a professional manner. This position's shift may fall on a holiday, which will be considered a regularly scheduled work day.

Shift for this position is Thursday 8pm-8am, Friday 8pm-8am, Saturday 8pm-8am, plus a 4 hour variable shift          

QUALIFICATIONS

Requires a Bachelors Degree in Psychology or a Human Services Field from an accredited college or university. Must be eligible to be certified as a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Prefer previous mental health work experience with adult and child mental health consumers. Must possess a valid Texas Drivers License and be an insurable driver.