Functional Support Services (FSS) Specialist

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Manchester, NH
Job Type
Salary Type
Salary Range
$16.43 - $21.36

About the Organization

Founded in 1960, The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester (MHCGM) is the largest outpatient mental health facility in the state of NH and serves over 11,000 children and adults each year.  As a private non-profit organization, that employs nearly 500, its mission is to empower individuals to achieve recovery by offering a comprehensive, and integrated system of care.  The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester has been recognized for its evidence-based services, programs, and treatment options which are available for all age groups. MHCGM has earned the Best in the 603 status for three consecutive years as the Gold Level Mental Health Clinic, while also repeatedly earning the title of Best Non-profit organization in the 603 as well.

About the Job



Position Summary:

Bachelor-level candidate needed to fill a full-time, clinical position on a dynamic Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team. Functional Support Specialists assist individuals in applying skills learned in therapy in the community. Specialists may see clients one to many times per week. Must possess a valid driver’s license and automobile with liability insurance in the amount required by agency policy. Basic fundamental computer experience to process e-mail and client access required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with clients to accomplish tasks (such as grocery shopping, applying for benefits, securing housing, following through with      medical treatment, etc.) through the successful use of skills (such as interpersonal, DBT, anger management, problem solving, and self-efficacy). 
  • Work closely with clinical case managers on a multidisciplinary team and display critical thinking and strong organizational abilities. 
  • Complete progress notes on all clients seen, attend treatment team meetings, supervisions, and group supervisions.


 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience working with people with severe mental illness. 
  • Ability to work as an effective team player is essential. 
  • Able to work independently and build own work schedule week to week.

Education: Position requires a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, rehab counseling or education/counseling, or related field from an accredited college or university.

How to Apply