Support Service Worker (Residential Mental Health)
Collaborative Support Programs of NJ
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Post Date: Oct 12, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New Jersey - Clifton
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CSPNJ, a mental health nonprofit, seek full-time Support Worker based in Clifton, NJ. This role will work with individuals who are receiving services and are living and recovering from a psychiatric disability and/or substance abuse disorder. Support Worker provides supportive services geared toward enabling residents to live independently and work toward realizing their full potential. In this role, the Support Worker will work mainly in the field meeting with clients and assisting and supporting to reach pre-determined goals they've identified. The goals can be in any area of the 8 Dimensions of Wellness (financial, occupational, physical, spiritual, etc.).

Schedule: 40 hours per week / M - F

HS Diploma or GED and 4 years of working in mental health program.
Bachelors in mental health related field preferred.
Valid drivers’ license and acceptable driving record is required.
Excellent written, verbal and computer skills.
Strong assessment and organizational skills. Ability to manage crisis.
Must have good judgement and the ability to manage crisis in a positive and supportive manner.
Strong computer skills or the ability to proficiently use various cloud based programs to track and enter daily notes is required.
A person with lived experience or direct experience receiving services from the mental health and/or addictions treatment system is strongly preferred.
Employees must obtain their first dose of the primary series of a COVID-19 vaccination by their start date

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