Jan 13, 2024

Mental Health Worker

  • TrulyHired
  • Norristown, PA, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

Explorations Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is hiring for a full-time Mental Health Worker. There are two vacancies available. The Mental Health Worker provides direct treatment focusing on assisting clients to learn to respond to their daily environment in a productive manner.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Actively participates as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team to evaluate and update comprehensive treatment plans for assigned clients. Develop, organize and conduct group therapy activities daily Utilize behavioral and therapeutic intervention strategies listed in treatment plan for each client Work collaboratively with the treatment team Responsible for attendance recording for billing purposes. Complete DAP notes pertaining to each client for each group therapy session Meet with a client to assist in a crisis situation or to assist in de-escalation File notes for each client daily Contribute to development and maintenance of an environment that is non-threatening, safe, nurturing, and where clients feel respected, accepted and welcome Implement Non-violent Crisis Intervention strategies Assume additional duties as assigned by the Director of Treatment.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree in recognized related Mental Health clinical discipline; Master's Degree in same fields preferred.
  • Minimum of one year of experience working with children and youth who exhibit emotional disturbance; Preference for two years of experience in Mental Health field or related organization.
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to problem solve and use technology to work effectively.
  • Crisis intervention training
  • Due to itinerant nature of position, must have a valid driver's license.
  • TB Test/Physical (dated within one year)
  • Sexual Misconduct/ Abuse Disclosure Release (Act 168)
  • Official Transcripts/Diploma
  • Original certificates of clearance from the State Police, Child Abuse Registry, and DHS FBI (dated within one year)

WORK SCHEDULE:
  • Full-Time, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-3:30pm

SALARY & BENEFITS:
  • $40,000-$42,000/year, based on education and experience (hourly rate $25.51/hour-$26.79/hour)
  • Bonus: $1,000 new hire signing bonus* (*after completing 3 months of service)
  • Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, RX, vision and dental insurance, life insurance, paid time off, licensure supervision, and tuition reimbursement.
  • Family-friendly schedule, including no nights, weekends, or holidays. Friday's off during the summer, Holiday break (one week off during December), Spring Break, and Summer break (one week off in June)

LOCATION:

Explorations PHP (Elementary Program)

Early Learning Academy, 1605 West Main Street, Norristown, PA 19403

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates must apply online at www.explorationsphp.org/jobs.

ABOUT US:

Explorations Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is a sub-acute program for children and adolescents with chronic or acute mental disorders who require active treatment. The program strives to meet the students' individual and emotional needs while maintaining them within the home and school communities. The community-based program operates with a maximum of 35 students. The program focuses on stabilizing the student's emotions and teaching the students acceptable behavior in order to transition back to the least restrictive environment with appropriate services in place.

For more information about Explorations PHP, please visit www.explorationsphp.org.

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