Direct Support Professional

All Shifts

Job Description:

Horizon Homes, Inc. Home & Community Based Services and Board and Lodge with Special Services programs are seeking direct care staff to work with individuals with mental illness in residential settings. Interested applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma, be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver's license with proof of insurance, and pass a background study. Experience is preferred.

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Mental Health Rehab Worker

Mental health rehabilitation workers work under the direction of a mental health professional or mental health practitioner and must meet the following four requirements:

1. Be at least 21 years of age
2. Have a high school diploma or equivalent
3. Successfully complete 30 hours of training during the two years prior to hiring in each of the following areas:

• Member rights
• Member-centered individual treatment planning
• Behavioral terminology
• Mental illness
• Co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse
• Psychotropic medications and side effects
• Functional assessment
• Local community resources
• Adult vulnerability
• Member confidentiality

4. Meets one of the qualification in a or b:

    a. Has an associate of arts degree, two years of full-time          postsecondary education, or a total of 15 semester hours or 23 quarter hours in behavioral sciences or related fields; is a registered nurse, or within the previous 10 years has one of the following:

• Three years personal life experience with serious and persistent mental illness
• Three years personal life experience as primary caregiver to an adult with a serious mental illness, traumatic brain injury, substance use disorder, or developmental disability or
• 2000 hours supervised paid work experience in the delivery of mental health services to adults with a serious mental illness or brain injury

    b. Is fluent in a non-English language or competent in the culture of an ethnic group to which at least 20 percent of rehab worker’s recipients belong, and:

• Receives monthly documented individual clinical supervision during the first 2,000 hours employment
• Has 18 hours of documented field supervision by a mental health professional or practitioner during the first 160 hours of contact work with members and at least six hours of field supervision quarterly during the following year
• Has review and co-signature of charting of recipient contacts during field supervision by a mental health professional or practitioner
• Has 15 hours of additional continuing education on mental health topics during the first year of employment and 15 hours during every additional year of employment

Mental health rehabilitation workers must receive the following:

• 30 hours of continuing education every two years in areas of mental illness and mental health services and other areas specific to the population being served
• Direct on-site observation while providing ARMHS services as follows:
• For newly hired workers, at least six hours for each 40 hours during the first 160 hours of service
• For workers in continued employment, at least six hours every six months

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Mental Health Practitioners

Job Description:

Horizon Homes, Inc. has part-time and full time openings for a Mental Health Practitioner.  Hours may vary depending upon the program hired for as well as availability.  Employees work in a team setting, assisting with clients’ needs and addressing any situations that may arise. Services provided may include complete mental health assessments, crisis intervention, provide intervention skills to assist clients in working through a crisis situation, providing individual education related to mental health, fostering a safe environment, and communicating with the on-call Mental Health Professional as needed.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Must have 6000 hours of supervised mental health experience, or;
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science and 2000 hours of supervised mental health experience, or;
  • Must have a master’s degree in mental health to qualify for Mental Health Practitioner status

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Interested candidates please email info@horizonhomes.org