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Mental Health Worker

Company: Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch
Location: Billings
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

TITLE Mental Health WorkerLevel EntryJob Location Billings-Offices - Billings, MT Position Type Full TimeEducation Level High SchoolSalary Range $17.21 - $21.61 Hourly Travel Percentage NegligibleJob Shift Swing Position Summary: At Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch, we count on our Mental Health Workers to support a trauma-informed environment, facilitate, and supervise day-to-day activities of residential programming such as recreational activities, completion of basic living and social skills while assuring the safety of the youth. They serve as a positive role model and mentor to adolescents in treatment. A Mental Health Worker will possess a strong work ethic, reliability, and a desire to help youth with complex emotional and behavioral issues. They should have a passion for this field and have the ability to be a positive role model and influence the youth. Must be available to work evenings and weekends.What are you looking for in your next career opportunity? This is a great entry-level opportunity for those interested in working with youth.Do you have a sincere desire to make a difference in the lives of at-risk youth?Do you want a career that is more than a job and a paycheck?Do you want to be part of a team where you are valued and appreciated?Offers a hiring bonus, access to a no-cost personal trainer, use of our recreation facilities at no cost, dorm style housing. Required Skills and QualificationsHigh School Diploma or GED Experience/Interest in working with youth with emotional and behavioral issues21 years old or olderLicense to operate passenger vehicle and reliable means of transportationAbility to relate and build rapport with youth therapeutically while serving as a positive role model for the youth.Knowledge of and ability to maintain professional therapeutic boundaries and confidentiality with youth and familiesPossess the ability to work with youth in multiple settings, such as individually and in groups.Ability to work in cooperation and collaboration with the treatment teamGood verbal and written communication skillsDisplay regular, predictable, and reliable attendance at workExcellent active listening skillsGood computer skillsDemonstrate sound & ethical judgment and decision-making skills.Willingness and ability to obtain certification in First Aid/CPR and Violence Intervention Prevention.Criminal / Child Abuse Clearance: Must pass criminal record and child abuse registry background check as required by the State of MontanaPreferred QualificationsTwo (2) years of experience working with youth in a similar setting or environment. Knowledge of behavior modification and age-appropriate child developmentPI201914815

Keywords: Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch, Billings , Mental Health Worker, Healthcare , Billings, Montana

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