A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION PROVIDING MENTAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS
Under supervision of the Hamlin RRR, Program Manager, the Mental Health Worker II will provide supportive case management and mental services for consumers who are diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness. The M.H. Worker II will assist with the development of service plans, monitor those clients needing bus tokens/transportation assistance, provide linkage/referrals, facilitate groups, provide supportive counseling, and collaborate with other community liaisons that provide support to our consumers. When appropriate to do so, the M.H Worker II, will also help to deescalate consumers who are in crisis.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participate in the case management and evaluation of seriously and persistently mentally ill adults. Determine individual strengths, needs, and resources. Develop WRAP plans, helping client's gain the necessary skills to promote self-sufficiency, and assist client's with their educational/employment, and housing goals.
Conducts Case Management Needs Assessments in order to determine basic needs, areas of daily living skills improvement, and community functioning, and provides skills training to increase daily living and community functioning with clients served.
Provides services both in the field and at the program site as needed to meet the needs and goals of client served.
Review adequacy and appropriateness of client’s living or funding arrangements and assist in securing alternative living or funding arrangements as needed. Facilitates and/or co-facilitates peer support and self-help groups to increase and enhance client participation in peer support services.
Provide crisis intervention as needed and intervene with clients/others at onset of crisis to coordinate and arrange for provision of needed services, within the scope of practice. Develop a written, comprehensive service plan which specifies the treatment services, activities, and assistance needed to accomplish the objective identified between client and case manager.
Assist case managers in helping clients achieve treatment goals. Skills training, including socialization, money management, and activities of daily living. Assist clients in accessing community resources.
The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or related field
Minimum two (2) year experience in a similar program serving the mentally ill. Valid California Driver License in good standing and be insurable by the Center's auto insurance carrier. Must have personal, reliable transportation to conduct field visits.