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Behavioral Health Specialist (Internal title: Clinical Care Coordinator)

Job Locations US-WA-Bremerton
Posted Date 3 days ago(5/15/2024 9:26 PM)
ID
2023-7325
# of Openings
4
Category
Behavioral Health

Overview

 

Are you a novelty seeker?  Do you seek new ideas and creative approaches?  Are you tired of working 9-5?  Do you need flexibility? 

 

WE'RE GROWING !

Behavioral Health Specialist 
(Internal title: Clinical Care Coordinator)

BREMERTON, WA
(KITSAP AREA)
 

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE!

 

Catholic Community Services, Family Behavioral Health is looking for a Behavioral Health Specialist to join our team of innovators who continually "push the envelope" and challenges traditional thinking in Behavioral Health.

 

WHO WE ARE 

 

We are a values-driven organization, providing family oriented behavioral health care for children, youth and families, provided primarily in their own home and community.  Our enthusiastic clinical teams provide whatever is needed to help children and youth remain safely in their own home, restoring hope, providing intense mental health services and supports, and helping to strengthen the family unity. With sites located in Tukwila, Burien, North Tacoma, University Place, Olympia, Shelton, Bremerton, Aberdeen, Yelm, Vancouver, (Salmon Creek and Oakview) and Portland Oregon, we offer comprehensive intensive, Wrap-around mental health services to a diverse population of families. We employ nearly 600 caring and compassionate employees.

 

WHAT WE VALUE
Compassion Diversity Strength-Based-Approach Social-Justice & Our Staff!

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Starting Pay Range: $31.02 - $34.89 per hour

Additional Pay/Ability to Earn Additional Pay of:

  • Coverage after hours: $1,800.00 per year
  • Pay based on performance: up to $8,000.00 per year

Training and Supervision:

  • Extensive training in multiple clinical approaches as well as training in other areas
  • Daily and weekly supervision and support with your Clinical Supervisor, as needed.

BENEFITS:

  • 12 paid holidays; plus 1 personal holiday each year!
  • 3 weeks' vacation per year
  • 12 sick-days per year
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance (1 times annual salary)
  • Retirement Plans: 403-B Employee Savings Plan and an Employer Contribution Pension

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Meet and engage the family communicating compassion, support, respect and enthusiasm for them and your role as a helper.
  • Provide and/or arrange necessary crisis response and stabilization services, completing and communicating the safety/crisis plan with family and others.
  • Prepare the family for next steps in the intervention (e.g., team development, planning process, natural supports, etc.).
  • Customize helping approaches to fit the family’s uniqueness, personality, culture and interest.
  • Provide intensive and strength based therapeutic mental health services and supports to children, youth and families in the community including: assessing for immediate safety and stabilization needs, treatment plan development, safety and crisis planning, child and family team meeting facilitation, on-going assessment and evaluation of current treatment planning strategies, goals, and outcomes
  • Brainstorm and negotiate strategies that build on child and family strengths.
  • Consult with clinical supervisor, mental health specialists and others as needed and incorporate recommendations.
  • Meet productivity and documentation standards using collaborative problem-solving strategies to ensure complete, accurate and strength-based documentation for all children/youth and families served.
  • Respond to crises in a prompt, effective and collaborative manner.
  • Provide and/or facilitate the provision of a range of therapeutic responses that support the overall plan (including individual and family therapies).
  • Utilize parent/family expertise in problem solving around specific needs.
  • Modify and adjust individual intervention techniques for each situation without changing the direction of the plan.
  • Facilitate placement into foster care, as needed, while ensuring necessary paperwork is completed and notifications made.
  • Facilitate others, including a team, to implement the plan from beginning.
  • Reevaluate, modify, and redesign plan based on new information.
  • Inspire confidence in the child, family and other team members about their strengths and ability to transition successfully.
  • Arrange and negotiate a process for ongoing formal and informal services and supports.
  • Create and practice a plan for aftercare supports and response post CCS involvement.
  • This position will participate in an on-call rotation with other Clinicians and Clinical Care Coordinators.
  • This position will be based out of the FBH Bremerton office. This position requires scheduling flexibility to meet the needs of youth and families served. The services we offer will be provided in community-based settings and in family homes. 

Other duties as described in the full job description, which may be shared if chosen as a candidate for an interview. 

Qualifications

WHAT WE ARE SEEKING IN A CANDIDATE: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, behavioral sciences or equivalent.
  • 21 years or older.
  • Experience serving children and/or families (e.g. mental health, social services, education), preferred. 
  • Energetic, innovative style with the ability to engage children, youth and family members in services.
  • Enthusiastic and optimistic approach, encouraging ongoing participation of all involved.
  • Natural ability to work with others through a genuine strengths-based approach, appreciating unique qualities and assets of all involved.
  • Passion for helping families stay together.
  • Ability to meet with clients and colleagues in homes and community locations.
  • Ability to visually assess safety within family homes. 
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrate the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
  • Ability to drive to our family homes and within the community, with reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and current automobile insurance with an acceptable driving record per CCS policy.
  • Preference for a flexible schedule rather than a traditional, fixed 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday, facility-based position
  • Availability to flex some work hours.   
  • Applicant must successfully pass required background clearances prior to an offer of employment.
  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.

ABOUT BREMERTON & KITSAP AREA:

 

Bremerton is a small beautiful city, located across from Seattle (a one-hour ferry ride away) with sweeping views of Olympic Mountain Range. Guests of Bremerton will enjoy the Harborside area offering fine hotels and dining, coffee shops, cafes and Art District, Puget Sound Navy Museum, USS Turner Joy, Boardwalk, Harborside Fountain, and PSNS Memorial Plaza. 

 

The surrounding Kitsap area offers smaller, charming, waterfront communities with all the amenities of any large city. Enjoy all the area has to offer:

  • A haven for boating, fishing, whale and bird watching, and hiking.
  • Kitsap is alive with farmers markets, art shows, and festivals throughout the year. 
  • Bremerton offer championship golf courses, 35 parks, affordable housing, excellent schools, and many recreational programs. 

If you are passionate about providing strength-based mental health services for children, youth and their family, we would love to hear from you!

 

If you are on our careers page and you are interested in being considered for this opening: please click on the blue link above, on this page, located on the upper right hand corner that says: "Apply for this job online" and upload your resume and answer a few questions for consideration. 

 

If you are not on our careers page: please copy and paste the following URL into your browser: https://fbh-ccsww.icims.com/jobs/intro to view our opportunities. Search for your jobs of interest and click on the blue link on the careers page, located on the upper right-hand corner that says: "Apply for this job online" and upload your resume and answer a few questions for consideration. 

 

For additional questions, contact Karen Lewand, Operations Coordinator, at karenl@ccsww.org or text Karen at: 253-363-6937

 

Note to Internal Candidates: HR reviews internal compensation and determines any increase based on their experience and also agency internal equity factors.

 

Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please let us know if you need special accommodations to apply or interview for this position.

 

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