Mentor - Community Action Team (CAT) - Trenton

$3,000 after 30 days of employment for select programs, inquire within!

Welcome! Your Meridian Career Starts Here!

Position Title: CAT Mentor
Location: Trenton, FL
Salary: $17.67|Hr. | Non-Exempt

Ready to make a positive impact in someone else's life?

Starting your career journey with Meridian is just the way to do it!

Why Meridian?

Meridian Behavioral Health is a private, non -profit organization with roots in the mental health community since the 1960's. Since that time, we've expanded to 13 counties in North Central Florida. We us a multidisciplinary approach to treating to those facing mental health challenges and substance use disorders.

We want you! We welcome your knowledge, experience, story and expertise!

  • Provide coordinated mentor services for clients in the CAT program, conduct face-to-face visits with clients in their home and in the community to monitor progress.
  • Travel to provide mentor services to clients at their home/in the community and have availability between the hour of 8am and 8pm daily.
  • Initiate/maintain relationships with clients' family/community, provide treatment, rehabilitation and support services.
  • Implement shift management, provide on-call duty as needed, provide electronic medical record documentation of client progress and function as a fully integrated team member.
  • Provide highly individualized peer mentoring, related services to consumers, participate in comprehensive assessment of substance use, co-occurring disorder history and sustain relationships with clients' family and community.
  • Contribute in daily staff organizational meetings, treatment planning review meetings and provide crisis management under the clinical supervision of staff with professional degrees.
  • Contribute in daily staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings.

Who are we looking for? (Minimum Qualifications)

  • Certification as a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist certified by the Florida Certification Board.
    • OR
  • A Bachelor of Arts degree in (social services major, such as psychology, social work, education or vocation rehabilitation.) 
    • OR
  • A minimum of one-year experience working directly with children or adolescents with behavioral health needs.
  • Must be able to work with professionals in a variety of organizations and have a high degree of understanding of the community and area resources.
  • Working knowledge of the CAT model; recovery interventions; communication, assertion, and problem-solving skills is needed.
  • ** Must be able to type at least 27 wpm on prescreen assessment and score at least 65% on general assessment.
  • Must have a current Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record while meeting company insurance requirements.

What You Will Love!

  • Friendly, flexible and lively work environment- To all Meridian employees we offer free activities including Zumba and Yoga. We also believe in companywide celebrations and blood drives. Our employee engagement committee is always coming up with other fun activities for all.
  • Work-life balance - Generous PTO accrual for vacation, sick leave and holidays.
  • Benefits - Several health insurance plan options available including tax sheltered health savings account. Vision, dental, retirement, life insurance, and accidental death are also available.
  • Wellness Programs - Employees have an opportunity to earn a monthly discount on their medical plan premiums by participating in the Vitality wellness program, and Employee Assistance Program(EAP).
  • Compensation & Retirement - Competitive salaries and 403(b) retirement savings with company match up to 8%.
  • Growth & Education- Opportunities for growth and career advancement. Tuition reimbursement. Public service loan forgiveness and free clinical supervision.
  • Perks - Cell phone plan discounts, travel reimbursement and gym membership discount programs, Legal Shield, pet insurance and more!

Bonus structures/Incentives

  • $3,000 after 30 days of employment for select programs, inquire within!

Our Hiring Process:

  • We pre-screen your application. If we find that your skills are a match for the position you applied for we will then send your resume over to the hiring manager to schedule an interview.
  • If the interview is successful, our talent acquisition recruiter from Human Resources Department will reach out to you with a verbal job offer and send over your background check paperwork as well as your follow up & next steps email.
  • After you have cleared the background screening process our talent acquisition team will then send you an overview with expectations for New Employee Orientation start date.

Our team is committed to helping you grow into the best version of yourself you were always meant to be. Thank you for considering joining the Meridian family!

How to apply:

If you are interested in making an impact while positively impacting the community apply below.

Simply apply through this website or visit us directly at https://meridian.e3applicants.... us in our mission to bring education about mental illnesses and substance use disorders and the treatment of those affected to the world.

"Hope, Recovery, and Wellness are within everyone's reach."

Meridian is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, marital status, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service or because they are a protected veteran or other non-merit based factors.