Community Healthlink

  • Per-Diem Crisis Support Worker/Family Partner Youth Mobile Crisis Intervention North County

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

    Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a per-diem (0-20 hrs/wk) Crisis Support Worker/Family Partner in Northern Worcester County.

     

    Staff at Youth Mobile Crisis Intervention Services (YMCIS) work as a team to provide emergency response to youth and families experiencing a behavioral health crisis in community-based settings including homes, residential treatment centers, schools, and hospital emergency departments.  The team provides an emergency intervention which includes the assessment of clinical and support services the family requires for stabilization in the community.  Disposition could be referral for higher level of care, collaboration with current providers, referral for services and supports. As indicated YMCIS can continue to provide services for 7 days to aid with the stabilization process.

     

    The YMCIS Family Partner/Family Crisis Support Worker works along side crisis team clinicians, psychiatry, and other ESP staff as a member of a multi-disciplinary team devoted to linking the youth and their family to the appropriate level of care.

    Responsibilities

    • Short-term clinical crisis intervention service that is a mobile, on-site, face-to-face therapeutic response to a youth experiencing a behavioral health crisis.
    • Identifying, assessing, stabilizing and treating the youth and their family with the goal of reducing imminent risk and increasing coping skills and functioning.
    • Diverting youth from more intensive levels of care and maintaining youth in their home communities.
    • Assist the youth and family to engage and actively participate in the crisis intervention. T
    • Knowledge of community resources and services they will often act as a bridge between families, agencies and community resources

     

    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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