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Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Assistant
Job Code:2023-PSR PR-4.5
County:Pearl River
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Education:High School Diploma

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is seeking an energetic and motivated Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Assistant to provide services at a day treatment program servicing adults with SMI diagnosis. The Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Assistant position is located in Poplarville, MS.  The ideal candidate will have experience working with the SMI population. This position will be Monday - Friday. NO on-call. 

Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services (PSR) consists of a network of services designed to support and restore community functioning and well-being of adults with a serious and persistent mental illness. The purpose of this program is to promote recovery, resiliency, and empowerment of the individual in his/her community.  Program activities aim to improve reality orientation, social skills and adaptation, coping skills, effective management of time and resources, task completion, community and family integration, vocational and academic skills, and activities to incorporate the individual into independent community living; as well as to alleviate psychiatric decompensation, confusion, anxiety, disorientation, distraction, preoccupation, isolation, withdrawal and feelings of low self-worth.

For 40 years, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has served individuals throughout the Pine Belt.  Through an extensive continuum of care, we strive to enable adults with serious mental illnesses, children with serious emotional disturbances, and individuals with an addiction or developmental disability to live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities.  Our thirteen county service area includes Forrest, Hancock, Harrison, Jones, Lamar, Covington, Greene, Jeff Davis, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Stone and Wayne Counties. 

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources offers a competitive benefits package including employer paid life insurance and LTD, along with optional Health, Dental, Vision, FSA and HSA, cafeteria options and a 403(b) plan, along with a generous leave and holiday policy.  

  • HS diploma or equivalent required
  • Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record required
  • Ability to manage multiple projects during the work day
  • Independent work ability
  • Behavioral health experience preferred

  • Responsibilities:
  • Provides support to the PSR program by providing assistance to adult participants and other personnel involved in the operation of the psychosocial rehabilitation program for SMI individuals with psychiatric, major medical, and/or cognitive difficulties.
  • Helps individuals resolve problems by teaching independent problem solving techniques.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of SMI diagnosis.
  • Demonstrates ability to obtain pre-authorizations for individuals in a timely manner.
  • Provides transportation for individuals to and from program.