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Enhanced Support Worker (Mental Health Group Home)

Company: Collaborative Support Programs
Location: Eatontown
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:CSPNJ, a mental health nonprofit agency, has various full-time vacancies for Enhanced Support Worker based in Monmouth County. The Enhanced Support Worker provides direct supportive services to individuals with a mental health diagnosis and living in a shared housing program. The Enhanced Support Worker is based on site and meets one on one with residents to work on pre-determined wellness goals, monitors medication, teaches daily living skills and ensures overall order and safety. Promotes agency values through day to day interactions that support a Wellness and Recovery community culture within the home. The Enhanced Support Worker is a dynamic position incorporating elements of several roles, including case manager, social worker, skills teacher, and residential specialist. Works collaboratively with persons served to develop and enhance living skills necessary for full community participation. Model and teach living skills and assist individuals in setting and achieving personal recovery and wellness goals. Must have good listening and motivational skills to effectively engage persons served and create a positive sense of community in shared housing. Various schedules available 4 days / 40 hours per week. Salary is based on highest education completed and is starting at $37,500.00 per year for HS diploma and 4 years of experience. Schedule 1: Sunday through Wednesday 8am-6:30pm Schedule 2: Wednesday through Saturday 8am-6:30pm PM22Requirements: Bachelors degree in mental health or a related field or HS diploma and 4 years of experience with mental health residential program. Valid drivers' license and acceptable driving record is required.Excellent written, verbal and computer skills.Strong assessment and organizational skills. Ability to manage crisis.Must have good judgement and the ability to manage crisis in a positive and supportive manner.Strong computer skills or the ability to proficiently use various cloud based programs to track and enter daily notes is required.Lived Experience: CSPNJ prioritizes hiring people who have been trained to use their own life experience dealing with mental health or substance use challenges to inspire and support others. Must obtain their first dose of the primary series of a COVID-19 vaccination by their start date CSPNJ is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ and other underrepresented applicants. PM22PI201557401

Keywords: Collaborative Support Programs, New York , Enhanced Support Worker (Mental Health Group Home), Healthcare , Eatontown, New York

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