Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Specialist

Crossroads Community, Inc. - Cambridge, MD

Full-time

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Prefer B.S. in Behavioral Health, Psychology, Social Work, or related field and at least two years positively referenced work history in human services field. If assigned to work with Youth population, one year experience in a supervised mental health setting is required in the absence of a college degree or the equivalent credit hours. Experience working with youth is preferred.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides person-centered support in a team environment to consumers both on-site at the program and in the community. The focus is on teaching skills both individually and in groups and accessing resources for resiliency, recovery and independent living and success in life. It includes assessing consumers’ needs and strengths, assisting with development of the rehabilitation plan, assessing progress, and maintaining the consumers’ medical record. Also included is providing needed transportation and meeting productivity measures and daily documentation requirements.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mental health and/or psychiatric rehabilitation experience and/or knowledge sufficient to understand consumer needs.
  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to establish productive working relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach independent living skills.
  • Physical mobility and dexterity to manage the environment in the event of an emergency.
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 30 pounds.
  • Read, write, and speak English well enough to communicate with others and maintain documentation in accordance with agency and accreditation standards.
  • Computer skills sufficient to enter the required data and documentation.
  • Pass the agency’s background check.
  • Clean driving record to support insurability by the agency’s insurance carrier.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive legally and safely transport consumers in own vehicle if needed.
  • Work related use of a vehicle carrying minimum of 100/300/50 liability insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Human Services: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)