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On Call Case Aide (Foster Care) 

About the Organization KMHS is Kitsap's nonprofit, designated community mental health provider for adults with acute and/or chronic serious mental illnesses, and children with serious emotional disturbances and their families. During 2016, KMHS provided services to more than 6,800 children and adults.

On WA's beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, offers easy access to both the pristine wilderness of the Olympic Peninsula and the big-city lights and culture of Seattle. We offer competitive salary, benefits & a positive work environment.

Inpatient, residential, and outpatient treatment services offer evidence-based treatment, using trauma informed care to help people reach their recovery goals. We offer whole person care through mental health and substance use treatment and care management, close care coordination with on-campus and community-based primary care providers, and with partner PCHS, now offer dental care to KMHS clients and the community. Many community partners assure people receive behavioral health care in the right place, in the right way, at the right time. Together we are weaving a web that connects emergency room and hospitals, substance abuse treatment, and primary care providers; creates partnerships for early intervention at home and school, supports multiple law enforcement, jail, and justice endeavors, and works to ensure housing, food, and other social supports together with social service agencies and community collaborations.

The Kitsap Mental Health Services community fosters a culture of hope and empowerment through a safe, welcoming environment, compassionate relationships, and a commitment to respecting life experiences.

KMHS is a tobacco/smoke-free and scent-free facility  
Category On-Call Position  
Open Date 1/5/2016  
Full-Time/Part-Time On-Call  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Various Shifts  
Location Kitsap Mental Health Services (Sheridan Campus)  
Description

PURPOSE:

Provide on-going supervision and treatment activities in the ICS and Home Based/Community Support Programs at KMHS.  Participate in program activities.  Participate as a treatment team member.


RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Participate in one on one supervision of clients as appropriate.
  • Assure a safe environment for clients as directed through safety/security checks and appropriate crisis intervention strategies, including emergency services as needed.
  • Meet with therapist to strategize and plan for treatment activities.  Follow directives on Case Aide Referral Form.
  • Provide activities as required by the child’s treatment plan and/or ILS treatment plan.
  • Monitor children’s behavior while in the community or other settings and teach social skills.  Report to Case Aide Coordinator, ICS Case Managers, Therapists and Foster Parents and/or biological parents.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork, documentation, training and orientation requirements in an accurate and timely manner to assure compliance with all agency, statutory, regulatory, and funding requirements.
  • Transport clients as directed by Case Aid Coordinator.
  • In addition to the above, any other responsibilities appropriate to the position and not specifically listed in the job description.
 
Position Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED (Bachelor’s Degree preferred)
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule
  • Valid driver’s license & reliable, insured transportation
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Ability to attain Agency Affiliated Counselor License
  • Food Handler's Permit
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • WA State resident for at least the past 3 years
  • 4 hrs. HIV/AIDS Certificate (On-line courses information is available through Department of Health website: http://www.doh.wa.gov/cfh/hiv/prevention/training/default.htm)
 
Salary $13.18/hr.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, creed, marital status, age, Vietnam era or disabled veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability.
 

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