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Behavioral Health Assistant - Youth Summer Program 

Description

Wyandot BHN is seeking dedicated individuals to join our PACES 2021 youth psychosocial  summer program! The Behavioral Health Assistants for the Summer Program provides assistance and constructive guidance to youth in completing daily tasks and activities. This position will additionally provide training in life and social skills in an individual or group setting. This position may work at a specific organizational facility, an authorized community/program location and/or the client's home.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience if you are looking to build a career in social work, therapy, or child care!

Work Schedule:

This is a seasonal summer position which typically requires 32-40 hours per week. The schedule for this position will vary between 8:00am - 4:00pm on Mondays - Fridays.

New hire training for the Youth Summer Program begins on May 24th, 2021. The summer program will begin on June 7th and ends August 6th with a possible conversion to a full-time role. Come get started in the process today to save your spot!

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide transportation and accompany clients to and from activities and/or appointments to provide medically necessary direct care and support, as directed.
  • Assist in providing structured and constructive activities that support the client's treatment.
  • Assist clients with learning and practicing daily living and social skills.
  • Assist client in completing daily living tasks as needed.
  • Assist clients with problem-solving daily living situations.
  • Complete all required documentation thoroughly, on time and according to agency standards.
  • Provide above services on an individual basis or in a group setting as required.
  • Engage individuals in a positive, constructive, respectful and hopeful manner.
  • Recognize and demonstrate sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences.
  • Help others succeed by demonstrating exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or serious emotional disturbance, and the ability to react effectively in a wide variety of human service situations. Effectively manage conflict.
  • Interact positively with other staff, members of the agency and team, including active participation in supervision activities, team meetings and training, etc.
 
Position Requirements

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or G.E. D.
  • Prior experience providing effective, efficient healthcare/welfare services work preferred.
  • Previous experience working with children in a healthcare, day care or educational setting preferred.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with individuals.
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively use all devices, equipment, computer systems required to fulfill the essential functions of this position.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and current vehicle insurance coverage.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Hours The schedule for this position will vary between the hours of 8:00am & 4:00pm on Mondays - Fridays. This position typically works 32-40 hours per week.  
Division PACES  
About the Organization Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (Wyandot BHN) is a family of organizations serving the behavioral health needs of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and beyond.

Our network of organizations provides resources for adults, children and families in need of behavioral health services; individuals experiencing homelessness; assistance with housing, employment, and other needs.

Wyandot BHN organizations include:

• Kim Wilson Housing, Inc. - Supportive housing program
• RSI - 24/7 Crisis Center
• PACES - Children & adolescents behavioral health care center
• Wyandot Center - Adult behavioral health care center  
EOE Statement Wyandot Behavioral Health Network's family of organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Wyandot Behavioral Health Network to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), disability, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. Any act of retaliation or discrimination against any person who has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in any investigation involving a complaint is prohibited.
 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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