Hob: Support Specialist

Behavioral Health Network

417 Liberty Street

Company Description:
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeHome Healthcare
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Required

Preference: Nice to have
Share your commitment to individual empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration!

Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Support Specialist in the Residential program at Behavioral Health Network in Springfield, MA! Support Specialists provide direct services to individuals in group homes that support the growth, independence, and safety of individuals in all settings. They monitor their overall health and well-being, assisting with all aspects of medication treatment and administration, and provide related activities to document and support the services provided to individuals. The Support Specialist will provide crisis intervention and emergencies.

The PACT program provides clinical support of an in-patient team in the community. PACT is a highly integrated outreach program that helps adults meet their goals and reduce hospitalizations. The PACT team is forensic –focused and is designed to reduce arrests and incarcerations and also operated as a 24-7 group residence for five individuals.

Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.
Support Specialists at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:
• Committed to empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration of individuals served (required).
• Six months experience in human services (preferred).
• High school diploma or G.E.D. with 6 months experience (required).
• Valid driver's license and a reliable car available for working hours (required).
• Current MAP Certification (preferred).
• Training is provided by BHN.

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on “Browse All Jobs” to apply!