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Community Support Specialist- Adult Services- Columbia
Job Code:2017-18314-001
County:Marion
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Education:Bachelor's Degree
  

Summary:
PBMHR has an immediate opening for a Community Support Specialist position in Columbia, MS. This position will work with adults with SMI diagnosis in Marion County. Position is M-F, 8a-5p.

Requirements:
Education/License:

  • Bachelor's degree in behavioral healthcare required
  • Must have reliable transportation to provide community services
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record
  • Must be able to obtain DMH case management certification within 90 days of hire

  • Experience/Skills:


  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred
  • Excellent communications skills required
  • Experience working with SMI population preferred
  • Independent work ability
  • Case management experience preferred


  • Responsibilities:
  • Provides advocacy, consultation, and educational services to Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources consumers.
  • Provides emergency interventions as needed.
  • Refers clients to community resources and other government agencies.
  • Visits consumers in the community to assess well-being of the family being served.
  • Assesses clients' needs, situations, strengths, and support networks to determine their goals.
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