CAT Team Therapeutic Mentor at Centerstone in Fort Myers, Florida

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Job Description:

At Centerstone, our mission is delivering care that changes people's lives. For over 60 years, Centerstone has been providing community-based behavioral healthcare, substance-abuse treatment and therapeutic foster care services across the U.S. We're committed to bringing passionate and customer experience-focused individuals to help us continue to provide the best care to our communities. If you think you're a good match to join our organization, please review the career opportunity below and submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Description:

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years' experience working with children and their families. Valid Florida driver's license with a safe driving record.

Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge and understanding of the characteristics of children with mental health issues, their families, and family systems. Willingness to work on a comprehensive treatment team. Highly motivated, self-directed, willing to work a variety of hours, including evening and on-call.

Essential Functions:

  • Reports to work as scheduled on a daily basis to performjob duties to facilitate the development of therapeutic relationships with clients and to facilitate consistent client services.

  • Provide support to child and family as a role model teaching life skills, positive discipline, parenting skills, financial responsibility and homemaking skills.

  • Identify child and family strengths, challenges and weaknesses.

  • Participate in the treatment planning process.

  • Conduct on-going observation of behavior, mental status, signs and symptoms mental health disorder, physical and dental health, substance use, and educational, social, developmental and family functioning.

  • Report observations during bi-weekly meetings.

  • Act as liaison with the school system, community agencies and families to maintain coordination of services and advocate for child and family's rights and needs.

  • Assist families with developing natural support systems.

  • Provide on-call services during nighttime and weekend hours as assigned.

  • Provide transportation, tutoring and respite services to children and families as assigned.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Work Environment/Physical Demands: Services are conducted primarily in the community, spends time in outpatient behavioral health settings and operates in a professional office environment; can be exposed to various health conditions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to observe treatment environments and to use speech and hearing to interact with others in person, via telephone, using computer technology and in writing. Reasonable accommodations will be made as needed.

Position Type, Expected Hours of Work and Travel: This is a full time, hourly position. Routine days and hours of work are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm. Some evening and on-call hours required to meet client needs.

Time Type:

Full time

Delivering Care that Changes People's Lives starts with our employees. As a Centerstone employee there are many perks to enjoy. Below are just some of the great benefits you might be eligible for with Centerstone.

  • Health & Wellness

    • Medical Coverage

    • Dental Coverage

    • Vision Coverage

    • Flexible Spending Account

    • Health Savings Account

    • Short Term Disability

    • Long Term Disability - Company Paid

    • Wellness Programs - Company Paid

  • Financial Wellbeing

    • Competitive Compensation Packages

    • Life Insurance - Company Paid

    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance - Company Paid

    • 403b Retirement Plan with Company Funded Matching

    • Retirement and Financial Planning Services

    • Employee Discounts including Dell Computers, Verizon Wireless, Liberty Mutual, Costco, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car

    • Loan Forgiveness options through federal programs (National Health Service Corps & Public Service Loan Forgiveness)

  • Career Development and Growth

    • At Centerstone training is one of our highest priorities. We provide company paid professional training for various skills, certifications, and continuing education

    • Opportunities for growth and movement - We encourage our employees to consider new growth opportunities with us and have a 5 state footprint for those looking to relocate geographically

    • Centerstone Research Institute and Center for Clinical Excellence teach provide staff with industry best practices and processes

  • Work Life Balance

    • Paid Time Off - Generous PTO for Vacations, Illness, Personal Days, Etc. (Paid Holidays)

    • Flexible Work Schedules to promote a Healthy Work Life Balance

    • Employee Assistance Program - assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being

Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.