Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.


Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

  • 59Th & Baltimore Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19143

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save or unsave this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Don't miss out on new jobs!

Get the latest Behavioral Health Worker jobs in Philadelphia, PA delivered directly to your inbox. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Saved!

Could not save Job Alert!

You have too many Job Alerts!

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

Sign Up

or   Sign In Here
Password Must Contain
8 to 15 characters
1 uppercase letter
1 number or symbol
1 lowercase letter
Create an Account with CareerBuilder to save jobs & unlock these great features
See similar job titles and skills to help you make your next move
Upload a resume and become visible to Hiring Managers and Employers
Compare Salary Information to see where you stand amongst your peers
Easily Quick Apply to jobs with just one click!

Email Send Failed!

Behavioral Health Worker (School)

WES Health System • Philadelphia, PA

Posted 10 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - None
Experience - Greater than 15 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
$15.00 /Hour
Healthcare - Health Services, Education - Teaching - Administration, Social Services
Health Care, Education, Nonprofit - Social Services
Relocation - No

Job Competition



How Do You Compare to the Competition?

Get facts about other applicants with a CareerBuilder Account

Job Description

WES Health System, a well-established community-based agency, serving a culturally diverse population in Philadelphia has temporary full-time openings in our School Therapeutic Services Programs. 

The position is generally scheduled as Monday through Friday from 8am to 3:45pm.
The Behavioral Health Worker may work up to 35 hours per week.


The Behavioral Health Worker meeting the requirements of a Therapeutic Staff Support, will implement specific school based behavioral plan, track measurable objectives, and communicate progress through notes, reports and supervision.

1.      Provides mental health interventions to a range of consumers.  Monitors consumers’ behaviors emphasizing prevention rather than intervention.

2.      Assists teacher and or unique caregiver with implementation of behavioral plan. 

3.      Supervises/monitors activities of child/adolescent in accordance with the behavioral plan with the emphasis on prevention rather than intervention.

4.      Intervenes as needed with problem behaviors that are exhibited, which includes but are not limited to counseling, removing them from the area, verbal prompts, securing the assistance of clinical staff, etc.

5.      Prevents crisis situation however when necessary deescalate children in crisis.

6.      Collaborates with school personnel, and unique caregivers as directed by the Clinician.

7.      Completes and submits progress notes, encounter data, outcome data as required.

8.      Attends and participates in supervision, family meeting and staff meetings.

9.      Assists Clinician with groups.

10.  Inputs outcome data into computer system.

11.  Collects outcome data for consumers.

12.  Follow-ups on all consumers needing hospitalization.

13.  Completes all paperwork within specified time frames.

14.  Adheres to WES’ Code of Ethics and comply with State Mental Health Code.

15.  Attends trainings as required by WES.

16.  Participates in continuous quality assurance and/or program development.

17.  Complies with WES’ standards for service delivery.

18.  Other duties and responsibilities as requested.

19.  Performs assigned duties during the summer months when school is not in session.

20.  Completes home and community visits.

Job Requirements


1.      Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following disciplines, which includes Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Education, Criminal Justice or other Human Service field. If one of the above degrees is held, no work experience is required. If the worker is a Licensed Registered Nurse, 1 year verified full-time paid experience working in direct contact with children/adolescents is required. “Other Bachelor’s Degree requires 1 year verified full-time paid experience* working in direct care with children/adolescents is required.


Associate’s Degree, 60 credits toward a Bachelor’s Degree or a Licensed Practical Nurse with three (3) years verified full-time paid work experience working in direct contact with children/adolescents is required.

*Note that if a practicum was required for the degree, it cannot be counted as work.

*Full-time work with children/adolescents means: MH, MR, early intervention, children & youth, juvenile justice system, education, drug & alcohol, daycare or health systems.

2.      Knowledge of CASSP, community resources and managed care systems preferred.

3.      Valid FBI clearance, criminal history check and child abuse history clearance required.

4.      Participation in and completion of all CBH mandatory in-services (must be completed with three (3) months of hire and then annually from the date of the initial training).

5.      Crisis training, CPR and First Aid training required.

1.      Proficient in computer programs such as Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

2.      Solid oral and written communication skills including business writing, proper grammar and spelling.

3.      Good organization skills including the ability to prioritize work and manage conflicting deadlines.

4.      The ability to work well with others.

5.      The ability to handle conflicts with diplomacy and tact.

6.      The ability to listen and evaluate objectively.

WES Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.
Don't miss out on new jobs like this
Get the latest jobs delivered to your inbox. Unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Created

Well, this is embarrassing. We are having trouble saving your search. You can try again or come back at a later time.

Maximum Email Alerts

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.