Job Posting 104452

JOB TITLE Case Manager (MHFA)
WAGE $47,061 Annually
JOB STATUS Full-Time
SHIFT 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
POSTING NUMBER #104452
HIRING PROGRAM MH
JOB LOCATION Lytle Admin Office
BENEFITS Full
POSTING DATE 03/23/22
CLOSING DATE 04/02/22 or until filled
Agency vehicle may be available; however, mileage is reimbursed for some activities requiring use of personal vehicles. Selected applicant must be able to attend approximately 3 working days of staff development orientation in Lytle, TX.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

**THIS IS A HEATH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHSC) GRANT FUNDED POSITION. CONTINUATION OF THIS POSITION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2025, HOWEVER, IT IS CONTINGENT ON THE ANNUAL RENEWAL OF FEDERAL FUNDING**

The goal for the Mental Health First Aid Outreach Worker is to increase awareness of MHFA training, increase the number of MHFA training sessions available, and increase the number of overall trainings completed. It is the responsibility of the Outreach Worker to ensure that all requirements listed in the HHSC Mental Health First Aid Contract are met, in addition to responsibilities outlined below. Work under general supervision of the Children's Mental Health Services Director, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement. This position will work closely with the Director to fulfill duties and contract requirements. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. The Outreach Worker is responsible for data tracking, state reporting, and teaching MHFA. Extensive travel throughout the service area is required along with some out of area travel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • The MHFA Outreach Worker shall develop a coordinated regional plan for delivering and funding Youth MHFA training for school districts.
  • Work with Education Service Centers (ESCs) in the local service area to ensure that all training data is collected and aggregated and reported to HHSC.
  • Create a partnership with its associated ESCs wherein are working together to increase the number of people trained in the agency's local service area.
  • Acquire MHFA Certification within 3 months of hire and maintain a certification in MHFA curriculum (Adult/Youth).
  • Complete additional training in MHFA Modules.
  • Ensure that all other trainers at the agency maintain such certifications.
  • Maintain a contact list of trainers at the agency containing the MHFA courses in which they were trained and the dates they were certified to teach these courses.
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards, trustworthiness, and personal integrity. Regular attendance, dependability, and promptness are required for the 8-5 workday or agreed upon hours 100% of the time, to ensure consistency and completeness of program's processes.
  • Professional Development - Successfully complete training required to maintain skill competency and cross training to ensure consistency across program procedures. Complete continuing education as required by professional standards and the Center.


MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major course work in a field relevant to the social services (psychology, social work, special education, counseling).
  • 4 Years work experience in a social services field or in the field of education.
  • Experience and education may not be substituted for one another.
  • Must have public speaking and training experience.
  • Applicants must have a Texas driver's license and be insurable through Camino Real Community Services.
PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • (Preferred) Master's Degree in Human Services field (Mental Health Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family or Social Work)
  • (Preferred) Bilingual
  • (Preferred) Experience in public speaking and presentations
  • Current certification as an instructor for MHFA.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Camino Real Community Services incorporates principles of trauma-informed care, which includes cultural sensitivity, in all areas of service delivery. All job descriptions include the responsibility to learn about and implement trauma-informed practices within the scope of work for the position.
  • Knowledge of community resources and of program policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Knowledge of mental illness and emotional components of physical illness; of rehabilitation and psychotherapeutic methods; of casework principles; of community resources; and of the principles, methods, techniques, and practices of clinical work.
  • Ability to proficiently utilize computer programs, e.g., Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to effectively handle potentially aggressive behavior in a positive manner.
  • Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Ability to communicate and work efficiently with Center staff.
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents and data.
  • Ability to understand written and oral communication.
  • Ability to utilize technology to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Work behavior must be compatible with Center value statement and Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Attends all staff meetings as directed.
  • May serve on work committees as assigned.
  • Regular attendance and reliability are critical to business operations.
OTHER SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Apply in person at:

19965 FM 3175 N., Lytle, Texas


or submit application and resume to:

Camino Real CS
ATTN: HR
P.O. BOX 725, Lytle, TX. 78052


FAX: 830-772-4304

E-MAIL: Hollyb@caminorealcs.org

PHONE: 210-357-0359 or 357-0300
 
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