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Mental Health Advocate. 

About the Organization Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton is a faith inspired non-profit organization, mission-driven, family-friendly, and passionate about services to our communities. We offer a wide variety of exciting career opportunities in the areas of Direct Care, Clinical, Fundraising, Human Resources, IT, Finance, Marketing, and Nursing. When you join us, you can expect a true focus on work-life balance, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit programs, and an environment that promotes inclusion. Some of our benefits include: generous paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick time; excellent health & pension plans; and wide array of training and staff development opportunities to earn on-site CEUs. Catholic Charities is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for staff as well as for people seeking assistance. To learn more about the agency, please visit our website at: www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org.



This position may be subject to Executive Order 283, requiring a proof of being up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccination, including any recommended booster. Requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical condition, disability, or sincerely-held religious belief precluding vaccination will be considered and should be made to Human Resources: 609-394-5181.



 
Req Number DIR-22-00103  
Location BHS - PACT Mercer - Team II and III (Trenton, NJ)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Number of Openings 1  
Category Direct Care - Professionals / Paraprofessionals  
Description

JOB SUMMARY: Provides an array of mental health support services to the PACT consumer. Participates in the planning and provision of interdisciplinary training and development for all team members. On-call availability and response is required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provides support services which include but are not limited to personal care assistance (hygiene, grooming), life skill development (nutrition, money management, medication monitoring), entitlement management and advocacy, and supportive counseling (emotional support, job coach/vocational support, substance abuse support). Coordinates services with other agencies.
  2. Participates in treatment planning, ongoing assessment and discharge review process.
  3. Responsible for maintaining accurate and current consumer records.
  4. Advocates with community service providers for on-going, emergency and other forms of health care for consumers.
  5. Represents PACT, the Agency and/or consumer at various community based medical, treatment planning and service coordination meetings.
  6. Contributes to and participates in the delivery of interdisciplinary in-service training and case conferences.
  7. Provides on-call and emergency response services
  8. Provides psychiatric/medical case management and/or specialized services to consumers as warranted and/or requested.
  9. Participates in on-going supervision and/or program development with the Program Coordinator, which may consist of field visits to consumer residences, work sites, families, etc.
 
Position Requirements

Associate's degree in psychiatric rehabilitation; OR Bachelor's degree in behavioral health science + 2 years experience providing mental health services.Valid driver's license in good standing and ability to be on-call required.


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Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Weekly Work Hours 40 (Job has on-call responsibilities at a rate of $25 a day)  
Schedule Monday thru Friday 8:30-4:30 some evenings and weekends 

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