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Community Support Specialist

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Warrensburg
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Due to critical service need of the communities we serve, we are offering a $1500 sign-on bonus.; additional $500 for Qualified Mental Health professionals. We are eager to continue to provide quality and compassionate care in our service areas and need you to make this happen!
This position will cover Pettis County (Sedalia), Bates County (Butler), Benton County (Warsaw), St. Clair County (Osceola), Johnson County (Warrensburg) and Henry County (Clinton). Travel to Clinton for trainings and meetings will be required.
The Community Support Specialist provides integrated, holistic, community support services for adults with long-term mental health disorders. The Community Support Specialist serves as an active member of the client's integrated health team and acts as a liaison to other wellness team members, internally & externally. CHN team members enjoy a collaborative team environment, and competitive benefits, including quarterly performance incentives.
Responsibilities Include:

  • Use a motivational, stage-matched approach, provide individualized services based upon strengths,needs, abilities, and preferences identified collaboratively with client/family, focused on supporting client's movement toward recovery/resiliency goals--- Assist client in identifying strengths, needs, abilities, & preferences in regard to mental illness/substance useand participate in development of the initial wellness plan, update & completion of his/her/their Wellness Plan--- Provide services from a holistic perspective, incorporating coaching surrounding the Eight Dimensions of Wellness, with attention to each domain of wellness, including physical and mental health--- Provide assistance & make referrals to public services & additional providers, as needed, including financial, housing, emergency assistance, food, etc.--- Maintain contact with clients who are hospitalized, participating in discharge planning and communicating with all involved providers in developing aftercare plans--- Provide education and skill-building in areas such as daily living skills, employment/education, symptom management, communication/relationships, budgeting, maintaining a residence, etc., with focus on movement toward independent completion of these tasks, or referral to long-term supports--- Assist clients with developing personal support systems, including, but not limited to, work with familymembers, legal guardians, recovery communities, etc.--- Meet service provision expectations per client needs and company guidelines & complete documentation and paperwork within the required timeframe--- Assist client with transportation as clinically indicated. Driving is an essential function of the position

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Independence , Community Support Specialist, Other , Warrensburg, Missouri

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