This position also offers a $1,500 sign-on bonus paid out over the course of 1 year provided continued successful employment: $500 after 30 days, $500 after 6 months, and $500 after 1 year.
Pressley Ridge’s Community and School Based Behavioral Health Team (CSBBH) is looking for a Behavioral Health Worker (BHW). The BHW, in collaboration with other members of the treatment team, implements the treatment plan which is individualized to each child/ family needs. The BHW works on treatment goals and interventions, delivered in the context of the family and the wider system, including in school. The BHW will also provide care coordination and linkage to other service providers.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities
Implement The Treatment Plan
- Effectively provide treatment plan interventions within the school, home, and community.
- Utilize Pressley Ridge approved techniques for crisis intervention and conflict resolution
Service/Support to Caregiver
- Engage in discussions about and model intervention strategies with primary caregivers
- Maintain professional boundaries with family members and other professionals
- Report any safety risks to a child to supervisor and/or family
- Utilize empathetic listening and respectful communication skills in any conflict situation that may arise.
Maintain Compliance with all internal and external regulations, policies and procedures
- Comply with organization’s standards and state regulatory requirements.
- Exemplify the values of the program service model.
- Complete all paper work in a timely and professional manner.
- Provide contact with consumers and families that meet the program’s requirements.
- Maintain non-traditional schedule to accommodate the needs of children and families.
- Maintain flexibility and creativity in a high demand work situation.
Physical Demands. Requires vision, speech, and hearing (exceptions are made for deaf or hearing impaired staff that can communicate effectively with hearing staff and families)
Environmental Factors. Community, home, school. Involves exposure to tobacco smoke, domestic animals, household pests, and other conditions common to domestic environments.
Working Hours. Flexible, non-traditional hours, including some evenings, FT positions are based on a 40-hour work week.
Clearances. – State Police/FBI per state regulations; Child Protection
valid state Driver’s License and auto insurance.
Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services Field and a minimum of 2 years’ clinical experience working with children and families