Crisis Response Support Worker

Posted 2 months ago

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Job CategoryBiomedical
Job Description:The Crisis Response Support worker in the Crisis Mobile Response Support program operates out of Rockland County. The compassionate individual in this position will work within the scope of their profession by responding to an urgent issue at home or anywhere in the community at no cost to the member. The professional responds to situations where stress, depression, or any other mental health issue may create a personal crisis including but not limited to the following: suicidal thoughts, emotional trauma, serious mental illness, anxiety, family crisis. The Crisis Response Worker will develop support plans and assist clients in carrying them out. Population served is 0-21 years in age. The individual in this position will directly support the work of the newly developed mobile crisis and telephonic intervention services. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Rockland and Lower Hudson Valley Children’s Mental Health Programs.
Qualifications:•Bachelor’s degree in a Human Service-related field with a minimum of 2.5 years’ experience and 30 hours of crisis and mental health service training • Available to respond in person within a half-hour to 15 minutes shift while being on-call from home • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel • A valid, non-restricted driver’s license as is required for this position
Skills:•Ability to interact with and complete assignments in a manner sensitive to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics • Communicate effectively • Ability to understand and use Micro-soft word and Excel Ability to interact with community resources • Ability to interact with community resources
Certifications:Thirty hours of crisis and mental health service training
Hourly Wage:$23.74
Anticipated Start Date:6/6/2022

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