||MCOT On-Call Crisis Worker
||$200.00 weekly/$100.00 per assessment + mileage reimbursement
||03/27/15 or until filled
A completed application is required for this position. Proof of education required upon request and requires a valid Texas driver's license and acceptable driving record.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Part-time positions are available for after hours “on-call” crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Atascosa, Frio, LaSalle, and McMullen Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc.
On-call hours are from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment.
Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications to be eligible for the position:
PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in social, behavioral, or human services, plus three (3) years of full-time work experience in human services case management.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Demonstrate ability to read, write and speak English and Spanish.
- Prior working experience with a community mental health center.
- Prior experience providing LCDC, crisis intervention services and on-call services in a behavioral health setting.
OTHER SPECIAL INFORMATION:
- Ability to work independently, to organize work efficiently, and to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Knowledge of individual needs/characteristics associated with mental illness.
- Extensive skill in individual needs assessment and the ability to respond to the changing needs of the individual and the ability to work in a crisis situation.
- Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other professionals, individuals and groups, exercise tact, initiative, and good judgment when dealing with people, prepare reports and recommendations for administrative use.
- Knowledge of local community resources, how to access those services and use them effectively.
- Ability to advocate effectively for an individual in the target population.
- Knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques and practices of social work and chemical dependency, the functioning of mental health hospitals and/or out-patient mental health clinics and schools
- Apply in person at:
- 1080 Crown Ridge, Bldg. 2, Suite B, Eagle Pass, Texas
- or submit application and resume to:
- Camino Real Community Services
P.O. BOX 725, Lytle, TX. 78052
PHONE: 210-357-0359 or 357-0300
Job Application (MS Word)