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Community Support Specialist

Greater Nashua Mental Health

Established in 1920, Greater Nashua Mental Health has as its mission: empowering individuals to lead full and satisfying lives through treatment and support. Our agency provides comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health services for individuals with mental health and/or substance misuse disorders. We offer a wide array of services in office and community settings, serving adults and children.  As the State-designated Community Mental Health Center for Southern Hillsborough County, we serve everyone who walks in our doors, and no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay for services.  Without our agency, many of the most vulnerable members of our community would not have access to critically needed behavioral health care.   We believe that by respecting people as they are, we can help them to become all that they wish to be.


Job Summary:
Greater Nashua Mental Health is looking for a full-time Community Support Specialist to join our Adult Services Team! The Community Support Specialist provides community-based support to adults who are seeking recovery services from a mental health condition, and other co-occurring disorders in their natural environments. 

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Engages clients in targeted interventions, including evidenced-based interventions (i.e., Motivational Interviewing), aimed at supporting improved functioning in the community,
• Conducts outreach for clients within assigned caseload when disengaged in treatment, per the missed client appointment policy.
• Completes all documentation for each service delivered, outreach attempts, and team discussions within 3 business days (with first day being date of service/event).  Strives to complete documentation collaboratively with clients so notes are completed on the same day of service. 
• Attends mandatory weekly team meetings for primary caseload assignment, in order to discuss and document pertinent client care discussions, as part of an integrated team approach.
• Attends individual scheduled supervisions, weekly group supervisions, and required trainings as part of professional development and to enhance client care.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field OR an Associate’s Degree in Psychology, Social work or related field and 2 years of personal or professional experience. Candidate’s with related work experience and no degree may also be considered.
• Basic education/knowledge on mental health conditions.
• Strong collaborating skills and an ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
• Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines; high energy, self-motivated and proactive.

Our agency is a team of talented and dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping the community and each other! We provide staff supervision, a stimulating work environment and opportunities for supervision towards clinical licensure. We are an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, NH State Loan Repayment Program and offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Apply today!

How to Apply:

Apply online by visiting: https://gnmhc.org/careers/

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: June 3, 2021

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