Hob: Support Specialist

Behavioral Health Network

417 Liberty Street
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104

Company Description:
Salary Range:Location:
Per Year ,
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Required
Up to One Year
Preference: Preferred
Skills/Certifications/Licences:
Description:
Share your commitment to individual empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration!

Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Support Specialist in our Outreach/Residential PACT (Program of Assertive Community Treatment) program at Behavioral Health Network in Springfield, MA! Support Specialists provide direct services to individuals in community settings and/or our group homes that support the growth, independence, and safety of individuals in all settings. They monitor their overall health and well-being, assisting with all aspects of medication treatment and administration, and provide related activities to document and support the services provided to individuals. Support Specialists provide crisis intervention in emergencies.

The PACT program provides clinical wraparound support in the community and in our group residential program. PACT is a highly integrated outreach and residential program that helps adults meet their goals and reduce hospitalizations. The PACT team is forensic–focused and is designed to reduce arrests and incarcerations; and also operated as a 24-7 group residence for five individuals.

Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.
Requirements:
Support Specialists at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:

Committed to empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration of individuals served (required).
High school diploma or G.E.D. with 6 months experience (required).
Valid driver's license and a reliable car available for working hours (required).
Current MAP Certification (preferred).
Training is provided by BHN.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on “Browse All Jobs” to apply!