- American Fork, UT, USA
- 14.51-18.85 per hour Base Wage Range: $14.88 - $18.85 depending on experience
- Full Time
You could not find a more exceptional fit for your career than Wasatch Behavioral Health! As a local government agency, we are committed to provide access to mental health services to everyone in our community. Vantage Point is a Youth Crisis Shelter that provides a Safe and Positive Environment for youth ages 10-17 in crisis. HSWs at Vantage Point interact with these youth to create a safe environment, support them through their crisis, provide for their needs, teach life skills, learn appropriate ways to have fun, and be a Role Model.
If you have some experience or education, or even just an interest in the field of Mental/Behavioral Health, come join us!
Schedule: M-F 2:45 PM - 11:00 PM
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Performs all or some of the following)
Participates in the development and social adjustment of clients/residents through interactive processes and role modeling; provides one-on-one assistance and support, goals setting and social norm coaching; assists with implementation of behavioral modification treatment programs and plans.
Provides client supervision; assists with instructional and activity planning; monitors client activities and promotes the development of psychosocial skills; manages crisis situations; performs client related adjunctive services, i.e., developing menus, purchasing supplies and preparing meals; teaches independent living skills such as food preparation, sanitation, hygiene, shopping and basic money management; conducts vocational skills training including cooking, small equipment operation, lawn care, pruning and tree care, etc.
Documents client behaviors as needed to update progress notes and treatment plans; apprises licensed staff of behavioral concerns and issues; may assist to establish levels of structure for individual clients within the facility.
Monitors client behaviors and reaction to medications as needed to avoid adverse side affects; receives medical instruction from nursing staff; assists to distribute medications per medical staff instructions.
High school diploma or GED and one (1) year post high school education in social work, psychology or a related field and one (1) year of general work experience, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
Base Wage Range: $14.88 - $18.85 depending on experience
Excellent Benefits Package Including:
Utah Retirement Systems (Pension & 401K options)
Public Employee Health Plan Medical and Dental Insurance
Employer Provided Health Savings Account (HSA) Contributions
12 Paid Annual Holidays
Generous leave time (PTO)
Company Paid Life, Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
Vision Benefits Plan
Scheduled Annual Pay Increases
*40 hours of Paid Leave Available with First Paycheck*