Location: Live Oak, FL
Salary: Un-Licensed $38,665 |
Licensed $55,000 - $58,000
*shift differential pay available for evening and overnight hours
This is a highly advanced professional position that is a member of the Mobile
Response Team providing crisis services, screenings, mental health and
substance abuse assessments, evaluation intake, treatment planning and
documentation addressing the specific treatment needs of clients, as well as
consultation services to Center and other agency staff. This position works
closely with schools, law enforcement and families in the community.
- Master's Degree in
counseling, psychology or related mental health field and two years of
mental health counseling and/or crisis intervention experience, or any
equivalent combination of related training and experience.
- Licensure in
mental health, social work, marriage and family counseling or any related
mental health field is desired.
Must have a current Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record while
meeting company insurance requirements.
In order to qualify as a Center
Driver, the candidate must at least 21 years of age and have an active Florida
Driver's license. Motor Vehicle Record will be reviewed for
eligibility. No more than 3 moving violations and/or accidents within the
past 3 years and no major violations during the past 5 years. Drivers over 65
years old must provide a current doctor's note stating they have no driving
- Receives and
responds to calls from the Mobile Response Team system, coordinates
activities of others to assure response within one hour or less.
- Responds to crisis
situations, conducts risk assessments, and completes safety planning with
individuals in crisis.
- Assures the warm
handoff of clients to appropriate agencies or services in the community
including transportation, assisting with completing consent to treatment,
release of information, and attendance at initial sessions.
- Provides clinical
therapy and counseling to individuals, couples and families.
after-hours on-call supervision and response.
counseling services on dedicated crisis phone line.
- Informs community
organizations of Crisis Center suicide prevention and crisis intervention
techniques, procedures and the mobile response team services available.
- Collaborates with
local agencies including law enforcement and the schools to develop and
implement community-wide strategies related to on scene response.
- Coordinates and
assists with implementation of program policies and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
required are identified on a department/program specific basis and identified
in each employee's Competency Checklist.