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Community Support Specialist

Company: Columbia Community Ment
Location: Saint Helens
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description SUMMARY: Provides direct client services to individuals diagnosed with serious mental illnesses and/or addiction issues who reside in the agency residential facilities. HIGHLIGHTS OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : --- Supervise/monitor client activities --- Prepare, distribute, and document medications accurately --- Provide support staff respite coverage as needed at various facilities --- Maintain a safe physical plant --- Light/heavy housekeeping --- Physical plant maintenance --- Cooking --- Inventory control --- Report writing/completion of required paperwork --- Driving duties may include client transport, facility shopping, recreational outings, medication distribution. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma/equivalency preferred and at least one-year experience working with serious mentally ill. Combination of education/experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties outlined for this position may be considered. Salary Range is a "step progression" system - Typically, wage for new hires, based on education/skills/experience, is set using the start of the range to mid-range. We offer excellent benefits to all eligible employees. Medical/Dental/Vision, 90% employer paid HMO option - Part Time employee option as well. Other benefits offered include $30,000 Employer paid Life/ADD, voluntary life for employee/spouse/children, FSA, retirement 43(b) and Roth IRA with up to 3 percent employer match for eligible employees, generous paid time off and 10 paid holidays yearly CCMH COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT Columbia Community Mental Health seeks to recruit and retain highly qualified and motivated employees who will strive to support the agency---s mission, vision and values. It is the goal of Columbia Community Mental Health to provide a compensation structure that is fair, reasonable, transparent and consistent with compensation structures of comparable non-profit agencies with like positions of complexity and responsibility, while also providing a structure that will motivate, recognize and reward excellent performance. Our company makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodations would impose an undue business hardship. Please let us know if you need an accommodation to participate in the application process. Columbia Community Mental Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. As such, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and all will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, veteran/reserve/national guard, disability, or any other similarly protected status. CCMH is a drug free workplace. Proof of COVID 19 vaccination is required prior to employment.

Keywords: Columbia Community Ment, Portland , Community Support Specialist, Other , Saint Helens, Oregon

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