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Behavioral Health Associate I 

Description

Turning Point Community Programs is seeking a Behavioral Health Associate I for our Crisis Residential Program Rio Linda (CRP Rio Linda) program in Rio Linda. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) provides integrated, cost-effective mental health services, employment and housing for adults, children and their families that promote recovery, independence and self-sufficiency. We are committed to innovative and high quality services that assist adults and children with psychiatric, emotional and/or developmental disabilities in achieving their goals. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) has offered a path to mental health and recovery since 1976. We help people in our community every single day – creating a better space for all types of people in need. Join our mission of offering hope, respect and support to our clients on their journey to mental health and wellness.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Responsible for assisting members in meeting their expressed goals toward crisis resolution and maintaining wellness while living in the community.  Additional support in areas of medication management, transportation, counseling and advocacy will be provided as needed.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is an at-will direct service position within a program. The position is responsible for assisting and advocating for our members in all areas of treatment and help them apply for and receive services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that could be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Assists assigned members to identify and progress toward achievement of member chosen goals.
  • Empowers members in meeting their goals including supporting opportunities for clients to make informed decisions regarding their mental health treatment.
  • Models behaviors and engages clients in using recovery language targeted towards development of meaningful roles.
  • Assists staff and members in the development and implementation of activities, programming and groups.
  • Safely transports members and other passengers to and from appointments and activities using personal vehicle.
  • Maintains clean driving record as well as currency of driver’s license and vehicle insurance/registration.
  • Completes intake process with new admissions.
  • Provides prompt intervention in the event of a crisis both to stop the crisis and to notify, when indicated, persons and agencies necessary for the resolution of the crisis situation.
  • Provides “on-the-spot” counseling that is both helpful to the members and consistent with the philosophy of the program.
  • Performs client head count hourly.
  • Attends to the health, safety, and well being of members.
  • Completes paperwork as assigned in a timely manner.
  • Is personally responsible and held accountable for work hours and time management as coordinated with the Asst. Program Director or the Program Director.
  • Provides support to other staff team members as needed.
  • Adheres to and upholds the policies and procedures of Turning Point Community Programs.

Knowledge Of:

  • Turning Point’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.
  • Principles and goals of community mental health.
  • Principles and goals of the “consumer/family driven model.”
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation’s treatment and programming.

Ability To:

  • Work and communicate effectively with staff, families, community agencies, and professionals.
  • Perform crisis intervention strategies.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Work effectively under stress and conflict.
  • Exercise appropriate judgment and decision making.
  • Be flexible and adaptable in any given situation.
  • Work as a member of a team.
  • Be well organized, flexible, and self-disciplined.
  • Get to multiple locations typically via car.

Schedule: Thursday - Monday 4:00 pm - 12:30 am

Compensation: $ 19.00 - 20.16 per hour

 

Interested? Join us at our open interviews on Wednesdays from 2-4PM,

located at 10850 Gold Center Drive, Suite 325, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

-or-

CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW!

 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Education, Training and Experience:

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is through graduation from high school and less than two (2) years of varied experience providing direct mental health services.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

  • California driver’s license & current vehicle insurance/registration
  • Reliable means of transportation capable of passing vehicle safety inspection if more than five years old excluding all modes of two-wheeled transport inclusive of bicycles, mopeds and motorcycles.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Evenings  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 9/19/2022  
Location CRP - Rio Linda  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  
adjustedSeniorityDate None Specified 


This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://TurningPointCommunityProgramsInc.appone.com



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