BJC Careers

Community Support Specialist - North County

Bridgeton, MO
Clinical Services and Support


Job Description

Job ID: 1173656
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 6,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. François, Iron and Washington counties.  As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.  BJC Behavioral Health also administers the BJC Employee Assistance Program ad Behavioral Health Partners, an administrative services organization.

Assist people to develop new meaning and purpose in their life as they grow beyond the catastrophic effects of mental illness by offering treatment, case management, and rehabilitation.


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Role Purpose

Responsible for providing community support services to maximize opportunities available to people living in the community who are trying to recover from the catastrophic effects of a serious mental illness.


Responsibilities

  • Provides community support services to clients, using treatment plan interventions that result in positive outcomes, based on individual strengths and needs.
  • Partners with clients to develop objectives and strategies for service delivery based on client's personal goals as well as established clinical care criteria.
  • Authorizes, coordinates, monitors, and adjusts services with contract providers as needed.
  • Provides rehabilitative and skill training services that are appropriate to the customer‘s needs, culture, goals and severity of condition to increase client skill level and environmental resources.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Social Services/related

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Valid Driver's License

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer