Mental Health Connecticut is a statewide not-for-profit agency that provides direct services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness, presents workshops about mental health, and mounts reform efforts to help shape state policies and laws.
MHC has an immediate full-time opening for a Floating Community Support Person. State-wide travel will be required. This position will be responsible to provide mental health and substance abuse rehabilitation services and supports necessary to assist the individual in achieving and maintaining the highest degree of independent functioning.
Salary: $15.00 per hour. MHC offers a competitive benefits package which includes:
The Community Support Person (CSP) responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Other Skills and Qualifications: Knowledge of the rehabilitation treatment needs of people who have mental illness and co-occurring disorders and demonstrate professionalism in peer relationships and with co-workers and the ability to develop and maintain cooperative, professional relationships with clients, other staff, and community agencies; ability to work in a team environment; ability to take responsibility with minimal supervision and direction. Ability to learn current office and business software such as Microsoft Word, Outlook and SharePoint.
Education and/or Experience: Staff shall hold either a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health related specialty (may include special education or rehabilitation) OR have two years experience in the provision of mental health services OR be a Certified Peer Specialist. Experience in community mental health preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:Valid CT driver’s license, auto insurance and registration.
Mental Health Connecticut, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, religion, citizenship, national origin/ancestry, physical/mental disabilities, military status or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE, M/F/D/V
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