Mental Health Assistant - DCCSS
Job Details
Entry
Compass BH Dodge City CSS Building - Dodge City, KS
Full Time
Day
Description

Mental Health Assistant

Type: Full Time

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Must be 25 years old to drive the 15- passenger vans.
  • Current and Valid Driver’s License

Preferred but not required:

  • Possesses an interest in working with adults who experience a Severe and Persistent Mental Illness and their families.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Are you looking for a rewarding and meaningful career, working with a team of professionals that enjoy helping others learn independent living skills??

 

Come join us at Compass Behavioral Health Community Support Services!

 

We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated team player who has a passion for assisting, educating, and facilitating psychosocial rehabilitation groups for adults with severe and persistent mental illness. A Mental Health Assistant is generally an entry level position to a great career that awaits you. Compass has many opportunities for advancement in both position and salary. If you are ready to begin this journey of helping others, we would love to set up an interview.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Must be 25 years old to drive the 15- passenger vans.
  • Current and Valid Driver’s License

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see and hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hand and fingers, use fine motor skills, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, the ability to adjust focus, and the ability to see to drive.  Specific hearing abilities required by this job include the ability to hear what is considered to be normal conversation tone. 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. 

 

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is exposed to a typical office environment and interaction with many different persons in their homes and in the community.  In addition, the employee travels by automobile and is exposed to changing weather conditions.  The employee will interact with many different persons in varying stages of recovery from their mental illness.

 

COMMENTS:  This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibility and requirements of a person so classified.  Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time. 

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