CONCERN-Professional Services for Children, Youth and Families
Are you looking to encourage growth and promote positive, healthy lives? CONCERN is a non-profit human services organization dedicated to providing child welfare, juvenile justice, and behavioral health services to children and their families. Since 1978, CONCERN has brought hope, offered opportunity, and inspired change in the communities that we serve.
CONCERN’s Family Based Mental Health program is searching for an ideal candidate for the Mental Health Worker position. In this role, you will work in partnership with the Mental Health Professional, playing a key role in providing children, youth, adolescents and their family the tools and interventions they need to be successful in their home, school and other social environments. You will have the unique responsibility to deliver the service in an intensive, strength based, trauma-informed approach with your team, integrating mental health treatment, family support, and case management services.
This is an in-person position that requires the ability for travel in and around Potter County, PA.
What Do I Need?
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or any other Human Services related field AND one-year direct care in the Child & Adolescent serving system
You will maintain all state and federal clearances
You will have strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships
You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills
You will be able to demonstrate proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
You will be a highly resourceful team player, with ability to also be extremely effective independently
You will have a proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer service and response
You will be a forward-looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
You must possess a valid driver’s license
You must be able to travel
What Will I Do?
You will implement planned, one-on-one or joint family interventions to a child, adolescent, and family members at home, school, and community settings, as indicated in the identified client’s treatment plan
You will implement unplanned interventions as part of the on-call systems indicated in the treatment plan
You will support, re-educate and train parents and other adults responsible for the care and supervision of the child/adolescent in order to decrease dependence on FBMH team and to promote successful attainment of treatment goals
You will maintain regular face to face contact with clients and family’s and complete timely, as well as, proper documentation of all contacts
You will attend orientation and training sessions as required by DHS regulation and CONCERN policy
You will participate in individual and/or group supervision as requested by Supervisor and as required by DHS regulation
You will participate in the FBMH on-call system and be available for scheduled on-call dates
You will interview all clients’ families to assist with the development of treatment plans and goals
You will maintain regular communication with families and other service systems involved with the families
You will maintain client files in accordance with regulatory parameters and CONCERN policy
You will keep accurate documentation of and be able to communicate information regarding Admission and Discharge of clients
You will work in cooperation with all other staff from CONCERN and other agencies to establish a solid, professional approach to the strengths, needs, and challenges of each client on his/her caseload
You will communicate closely with supervisor regarding caseload activities
You will assist families on caseload with scheduling of appointments, researching alternatives and providing clinical advice
You will work closely with FBMH team leader on providing family and individual therapy
You will attend and participate in treatment team meetings, staff meetings and in-service meetings as necessary or as scheduled.
What Will I Get?
Medical (3 plans to choose from) – Eligible the first of the month following 60 days
Dental – Eligible the first of the month following 60 days
Vision (Agency Paid) – Eligible the first of the month following 60 days
Flexible Spending Account
Generous PTO (Increases with Service Milestones)
401k w/ Agency match
10 Paid Holidays (Including your Birthday)
Employee Assistance Program (Resources for you and your family)
Short-Term Disability (Agency Paid)
Long-Term Disability (Agency Paid)
Life & AD&D Insurance (Agency Paid)
What Happens Next?
After you apply, a member of the hiring team will review your qualifications and experience. If determined you are a good match, we will be in touch to schedule an interview.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $34,200.00 – $41,800.00 per year
- Monday to Friday
- Weekend availability
- Will you be able to reliably commute or relocate to Potter County, PA, for this position?
- Bachelor’s (Required)
- Driver’s License (Required)
Work Location: On the road
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