Community Services Group, Inc.
  • Spring Grove, PA, USA
  • Full-Time / Part-Time / PRN

Community Services Group (CSG), one of the largest human services providers in PA, is recruiting for Mental Health (MH) Direct Support Specialists in York County.  Join our Team and enjoy a rewarding career helping to grow and enhance the lives of others in your community!

We are looking for caring, motivated self-starters who are interested in assisting adults in our Adult MH Long Term Structured Residence (LTSR) Program navigate through their own mental health recovery. 

  • New Hourly Rate: $13.00/hour 
  • Location: Spring Grove, PA
  • Schedules: Full-Time, Part-Time & PRN (Flexible) - Weekday (Afternoon/Evening), Overnight (Awake/Asleep) & Weekend Hours.*
  • Medical Insurance & Benefits: CSG offers a complete Medical Insurance (medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage) and Benefits Package (Paid Time Off (PTO), 401K, Life Insurance, Paid Training, Career Advancement, and more) for those who qualify!

* Schedule availability will vary.

At the LTSR, MH Direct Support Specialists (DSS) have the opportunity to work directly with the individuals to teach life skills while promoting individual growth so that they may live a fully integrated life.  They 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.  The LTSR has clinical staff to provide around the clock support for individuals and staff.   

Core Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists individuals to adjust to life as an independent member of the community.
  • Assists individuals where applicable in the management of the symptoms of their mental illness and establish their own recovery plan.
  • Assists individuals in monitoring and/or administering medications.
  • Updates and completes all daily, weekly, and monthly records, reports, logs, progress notes, location reports, and medical records in a timely fashion.
  • Communicates and cooperates with on-site team, individual's family, involved agencies, and the community in providing relevant information when needed and applicable.
  • Supervises and/or completes all duties and responsibilities in the daily operation of the residence in the 24 hour daily operation of the location.
  • Conducts fire drills and manages emergency situation during assigned work shift.
  • Adheres to Department of Public Welfare Regulatory requirements.
  • Encourages that individuals adhere to all dietary guidelines.
  • Maintains the physical environment in a manner that does not create a health and safety risk for others.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of each individual's Support/Recovery Plan.
  • Transport individuals to services/appointment in personal or CSG cars/vans and assists individuals in and out of vehicles.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

To be successful, DSSs must be flexible, dependable, up to handling challenging situations and committed to those in our services.  They must also be able to effectively communicate and cooperate with their team members, the individual's family, involved agencies, and the community. 

DSSs are the Heart and Soul of our MH Residential Services!

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency and 12 semester hours of college training in a mental illness related field OR High school diploma or equivalency and 6 month of formal training in mental illness or related field.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours outside of regular scheduled hours and travel to other local programs to meet individual's and program's needs.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle to attend trainings, meetings, and/or transport individual to services/appointments in personal or CSG cars or vans.
  • Must have the ability to obtain clearances as defined by regulations.

To Join our Team, please apply today!

A World of Career Opportunities Awaits You at CSG!  Together, We Can Do Great Things!

Community Services Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Workforce Diversity.

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