Community Healthlink

Crisis Support Worker/Family Partner

US-MA-Leominster
PCN#
r821
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
1
Category
Case Manager/Peer Leader

Overview

Community Healthlink’s (CHL) Youth Emergency Services Program located in Leominster is seeking Crisis Clinicians for our Children’s Services Division.  We are offering a great opportunity to join our expert team of behavioral health first responders!  The Child and Adolescent Emergency Services Program is a 24 hour/7 days a week crisis intervention program that serves Northern Worcester County and provides an emergency response to children and families experiencing a behavioral health crisis in community-based settings including homes, residential treatment centers, schools, and hospital emergency departments.  We offer a great opportunity to gain diagnostic, clinical, and crisis intervention skills as well as to work in innovative and face-paced environment.

Responsibilities

  • Work as a team with a clinician to provide crisis intervention services to youth and their families.
  • Gather information from parent/guardian to complete evaluation.
  • Provide support to parent/guardian
  • Educate about services and supports
  • Follow up to include check in calls or follow up face to face contacts with families.
  • Follow up with providers and/or make referrals for services

 

 

Qualifications

  • Family Partner- has raised or is raising a child with mental health issues
  • Crisis support worker-Bachelors degree in behavioral health/social services field with 1 year of experience
  • Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide a registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes, including transporing clients in your own vehicle. 
  • Must be able to pass a CORI background check

Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a).  These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability.  These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 

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