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Community Support Specialist I

Community Alliance Omaha, NE
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Job Description

The Community Support Specialist I is responsible for administering and delivering community-based  mental health services, case management, and identifying community resources for adults with serious mental illness.

Duties include:

  • Develop and coordinate necessary services and supports within the community.
  • Assess individual mental health, co-occurring, and functional strengths and needs.
  • Utilize motivational interviewing strategies and techniques throughout  assessment, individual planning, and rehabilitative process.
  • Assisting clients to obtain and maintain suitable housing.
  • Plan and provide training related to personal, community living and social skills.
  • Assist in transition planning, discharge process, and delivery of follow-up services for individuals leaving the program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Human Services related field, or two years post High School course work in a Human Services field plus two years relevant experience/training of a professional nature.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in mental health and substance abuse rehabilitation and recovery principles, service delivery, and behavior intervention/management practices on direct service level.
  • Basic knowledge of characteristics and needs of persons with a serious mental illness, including persons with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with diverse individuals and groups.
  • Possession of valid driver’s license and good driving record.

To learn more about our mission and to apply go to: https://community-alliance.org/careers/jobs/

 

Job Details

Date Posted April 30, 2020
Date Closes May 30, 2020
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Hours 40 hours per week; M-F
SOC Category 21-1015.00 Rehabilitation Counselors
Zipcode 68105

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits (Different-sex)
  • Domestic Partner Benefits (Same-Sex)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Professional Liability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Merit Increases
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  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
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  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
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