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Mental Health Worker

Company: New Alternatives
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

New Alternatives, Inc. is committed to utilizing trauma-informed care principles throughout our agency. Candidates should have knowledge of these principles and a desire to assist the agency in carrying out this culture.New Alternatives, Inc is a private non-profit agency that provides a wide range of services to children, youth and families in San Diego and Orange Counties. Services include residential, outpatient, day treatment, school behavioral services and in-home support services.Crisis Action and Connection Intensive Respite ProgramMental Health WorkerNew Alternatives' CAC Intensive Respite Program is looking for patient, motivated, nurturing and positive professionals to work with emotionally disturbed adolescents who have been transferred from inpatient psychiatric care to intensive rehabilitative services.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Direct care and supervision of clients

  • Promote a safe, stable, and regulated environment
  • Collaborate with family, community services and therapist
  • Provide individual rehabilitative services
  • Document services in electronic mental health records
  • Maintain professional trauma-informed and caring interaction with clients
  • Transport clients in company cars (must have a good driving record)
    QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
    • Must have a BA or BS in psychology, social work or other related field
    • Experience in the mental health field is a plus
    • Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care and resiliency practices is a plus
    • Overnight shift Sunday-Thursday 11pm-7am.
      FULL-TIME BENEFITS
      • Excellent medical and dental benefits
      • Vacation and sick time
      • 403B Plan
      • Family Fit Program through LA Fitness
      • Starting pay Is $17.85/hr for entry level
        Please send your resume to Hillary Sloan through this website or by--fax to 619-421-0300.
        COVID-19 considerations:We are taking precautions due to COVID-19 and all our efforts will be thoroughly explained in the initial job interview.

Keywords: New Alternatives, Chula Vista , Mental Health Worker, Healthcare , Chula Vista, California

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