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Qualified Professional CST 

Category Adult Mental Health Services  

Community Support Team - Qualified Professional

Do you enjoy being the “go-to” person that everyone refers to for business and client needs? Are you one that clients can depend on 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with no hesitation? Are your time management skills are so superior, you make the completion of tasks look easy? If you answered yes to the following, we have a career for you!

Easterseals UCP (ESUCP) seeks a Qualified Professional to provide a full range of treatment functions for clients, with availability 24/7. The Community Support Team (CST) will treat clients with mental health or substance use disorder diagnoses that meet the needs of two life domains described in the CST service definition.

Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

Coordinates services and assures person-centeredness in all aspects of the service planning process.

Develops holistic, integrated interventions.

Participates in the initial development, implementation, and ongoing revisions of the Individuals’ Person-Centered Plan (PCP), Crisis Plan, and Housing Support Crisis Plan. Also assists with the submission of periodic authorization requests for continuation or establishment of services to the Local Management Entities – Managed Care Organizations (LME-MCO).

Participates in “first responder” coverage and crisis response with the LME-MCO, and provides crisis support to the individual by the initiation of Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) or other crisis support plans. When required, CST must make immediate telephone contact with the individual, and face-to-face contact within 90-minutes after the crisis has occurred.

Participate in the provision of structured rehabilitative interventions to individuals served, such as:

Assessment, Individual Housing, and Tenancy Sustaining Services

Money Management and Entitlements

Activities of Daily Living

Personal Health, Wellness, and Recovery

Promote Community Integration

Position Requirements


Bachelor’s degree from approved, accredited institution

Ability to be credentialed as a Mental Health Qualified Professional or Associate Professional according to 10A NCAC 27G.0104

Knowledge of community housing resources

Possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully provide CST to adults with mental illness and substance abuse disorders

Minimum of two years experience working with the Adult Mental Health Population

Possess current, unrestricted, state appropriate driver’s license

Possess current, unrestricted, vehicle insurance and provide own transportation for use in fulfilling job requirements

Closing Date:   Open until filled

About Easterseals UCP:
Easterseals UCP is a leading provider of disability related-services in the communities in which we serve. Our purpose is to provide meaningful and exceptional services so that children and adults living with disabilities and mental health challenges can live, learn, work and play in their communities. Click here to learn more. Easterseals UCP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all staff.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Co-Occuring Disorder Specialist  
Division Community Support Team  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location CST Raleigh  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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