Crisis Service Provider - #197993

Compass Behavioral Health


Date: 04/09/2021 03:31 AM

City: Garden City, Kansas

Contract type: Part Time

Work schedule: Full Day



Crisis Service Provider


Haven House




A Program of Compass Behavioral Health




Haven House is a 9-bed residential care facility serving children 0-17 yrs old. There is a $.50/hour differential for the evening shift (4 pm to 12 am) $1/hour differential for the night shift (12 am to 8 am) provided and a $.50/hour weekend differential, for any weekend worked during all shifts added to the base wage. We are looking for a highly motivated individual that enjoys working with children with various mental health needs. Experience working with children is preferred but will train the right individual. An Associate's Degree or years of experience is required. Applicant must be at least 21-yrs-old.




Status: Part-time


Hours:



  • all shifts with rotating weekends

Requirements:



  • Must be 21 yrs old
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with individuals with mental health issues or an Associates Degree
  • Valid Drivers license
  • Ability to work with individuals and their families




GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:


The individual in this position will be responsible for providing Crisis, Short-term Respite (RC), and Emergency Shelter (ER) Services for Police Protective Custody (PPC) and for foster children on a scheduled basis. Hours of CSP will vary and will be in response to client and program needs. The service is targeted towards children being diverted from a State Hospital (crisis), providing a short period of relief for families with children on the SED weaver (RC), and for those awaiting placement (ER). The CSP will receive training that includes, but is not limited to, an orientation to mental illness, medications, general treatment approaches, attendant care activities, daily-living skills, dealing with emergency needs, basic counseling skills, CPR, First Aid, De-escalation, Suicide Assessment, Working with Addicts and Professional Standards and Ethics.



Qualifications




CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Will obtain all required training required by the State of Kansas, CPR and First Aid, CPI and will attend any other training and certifications directly related to this position


Requirements:



  • Must be 21 yrs old
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with individuals with mental health issues or an Associates Degree
  • Valid Drivers license
  • Ability to work with individuals and their families

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hand and finger, use fine motor skills, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, the ability to adjust focus, and the ability to see to drive. Specific hearing abilities required by this job include the ability to hear what is considered to be normal conversation tone.



WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is exposed to a typical office environment and interaction with many different persons in their homes and in the community. In addition, the employee travels by automobile and is exposed to changing weather conditions. The employee will interact with many different persons in varying stages of recovery from their mental illness.



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