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Mental Health Worker

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Job Description

Bay Cove Human Services, Inc., a leading Massachusetts human services organization seeks a Mental Health Worker to join us in our mission to provide high-quality services to adults who face the life-long challenges of developmental disabilities, mental illness and drug and alcohol dependency.

The Mental Health Worker is mission driven providing compassionate direct services to clients in crisis at the Community Crisis Stabilization unit, ensure their safety and promote overall stability and wellness.

We are looking for someone who strives to:
Challenge thinking.
Be different.
Lead change.

Bay Cove is looking for people who are inspired and inspiring.

You will:
Deliver Services -Carry a daily caseload of clients in crisis and perform admission, treatment planning, running groups, case management and discharge of clients.
Engage Clients – Offer a range of activities to teach improved coping skills and readiness for transition into community based outpatient services.
Offer psychoeducational groups in relapse prevention and management, symptom and behavioral management, pragmatic solving and health promotion.
Monitor Flow of Unit – Ensures the unit flows smoothly including the daily schedule of program activities, client meetings and groups.
Ensure a Safe Environment – Demonstrated ability to de-escalate crises in a manner that ensures safety for all involved and provides for the best care and welfare of the person in crisis.
Perform Light Housekeeping Functions – Provide meal set up and clean up; room maintenance; cleanliness of unit and assistance doing laundry.

What you will need to bring:
Track Record – At least three year’s experience working in a mental health setting or a BS/BA.
Conflict and Mediation skills – Demonstrated experience in handling difficult situations so they become more positive and productive.
Ability to work collaboratively – Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a culturally diverse population of members, staff, providers and community partners.

Keywords: healthcare, human services, mental health, psychiatric disabilities, substance abuse, addiction, therapy, recovery, crisis intervention, direct care, direct services, crisis, admission, case management, groups.

Bay Cove is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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