Community Support Specialist - Clubhouse - Farmington MO

Job Description

Job ID: 1188838
Employment Status: Full-Time
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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.

Psychosocial Rehab services are primarily delivered in a group setting. These services develop, support and optimize the quality of life and functional abilities of people with serious and persistent mental illnesses.

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Role Purpose

Provides direct service to its members diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness while promoting the Clubhouse Model of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.


  • Management of Clubhouse Units
    - Organize and complete daily unit work with membership side by side/oversee assigned areas
    - Apply and model the Clubhouse Standards, as stated through the Clubhouse International
    - Creatively encourage members to participate in their rehabilitation through the WOD by making Clubhouse work urgent and meaningful
    - Plan and participate in the EWH program (Evening, Weekend, and Holiday activities)
    - Actively participate in the fundraising efforts of the Clubhouse
    - Complete frequent outreach of members who are not in attendance
    - Assist to meet the community needs of members
    - Provide crisis intervention services as needed
  • Documentation Requirements
    - Complete Clubhouse orientations including developing recovery goals with members
    - Complete progress notes according to BJC BH standards
    - Meet engagement standard set by BJC BH
  • Marketing/Outreach
    - Provide program information to other community agencies about Clubhouse services through active community involvement (ie- committees, Chamber meetings, health fairs, job fairs, etc.)
    - Provide opportunities for members to engage in advocacy and events
    - Develop employment relationships in the community for partnerships
    - Participate in the TE (Transitional Employment) Program as a placement manager
  • Training/Education
    - Participate in assigned BJC BH training
    - Participate in Clubhouse International training
    - Plan, organize, and participate in conferences/educational events with members
    Other Duties as assigned by Supervisor

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Social Work



  • No Experience

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Class E Driver's License


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • <2 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