Mental Health Direct Support Specialist - Steelton (Altoona)

Compensation

: $51,530.00 - $72,960.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



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MH Direct Support Specialists (DSS) have the opportunity to work directly with individuals with mental health diagnoses to teach life skills so that they may live a fully integrated life. DSSs assist in the development of appropriate social, money management, housekeeping, hygiene, dietary and other skills that are necessary for living independently in the community. They participate in the development and implementation of each individual's treatment plan while assisting in the management of the symptoms of their mental illness. They also assist in the daily operation and cleaning of the residence to maintain a healthy and safe environment.

  • Hourly Rate: $13.50 per hour
  • Schedules: Part-Time Overnight (Awake) Su,M,Tu 9:30p - 7:30a
  • Health Insurance & Benefits
  • Great opportunity to start your career in human services - mentoring & paid training
  • Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalency.
  • Ability to work flexible hours outside of regular scheduled hours and travel to other local programs.
  • Valid driver's license and the willingness to transport individuals within the community in personal or CSG vehicles.
  • Ability to obtain clearances as defined by regulations.
  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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