Job ID: 234786712

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Job Description

Position Summary:

Under general supervision of Mental Health Supervisor (Supports Coordination Services), coordinates support and services for consumers receiving Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority (SCCMHA) services.  Develops and monitors individual service and support plans containing desired outcomes, supports to be provided, and methodologies to assist consumers in achieving their desired life outcomes using person-centered planning techniques.  This position facilitates consumer integration within their communities.  This position will be knowledgeable about and actively support culturally competent recovery based practices; person centered planning as a shared decision making process with the individual, who defines his/her life goals and is assisted in developing a unique path toward those goals; and a trauma informed culture of safety to aid consumer in the recovery process.

Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a mental health related field from an accredited school. 

Valid Michigan Driver’s license with a good driving record.

Must be able to apply and obtain a limited licensed bachelor social worker (LLBSW) within thirty (30) days upon offer of employment and obtain a licensed bachelor social worker (LBSW) within three (3) years from start date of position.

Experience:

A minimum of two (2) year post-degree experience in the human service field is expected.  Professional clinical experience working with mental health populations, particularly with developmental disabilities or mental illnesses, is preferred.  However, pre-degree mental health experience or post-degree human service experience less than two years will be considered if the applicant exhibits the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Clinical awareness and sensitivity, including a belief that individuals with developmental disabilities can be meaningful participants in our community.

General skills with resource allocation, including inter-agency, intra-agency, and insurance coordination.

Ability to plan, organize and complete work in a timely fashion.

Ability to facilitate small groups and work effectively in a team environment.

Ability to coordinate other disciplines to maximize positive consumer-chosen outcomes.

Effective oral and written communication skills, minimum at a college level.

Effective problem solving and mediation abilities.

Ability to maintain favorable public relations and provide community leadership.

Ability to exercise independent and mature judgment.

Ability to maintain favorable public relations and provide community leadership.

Ability to accept and implement constructive supervision.

Ability to embrace and practice the concepts associated with person-centered planning.

Possesses functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.

Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries.

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