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Mental Health Worker

Company: Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch
Location: Billings
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

TITLE Mental Health Worker
Level Entry
Job Location Billings-Offices - Billings, MT
Position Type Full Time
Education Level High School
Salary Range $17.21 - $21.61 Hourly
Travel Percentage Negligible
Job 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 Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience/Interest in working with youth with emotional and behavioral issues
  • 21 years old or older
  • License to operate passenger vehicle and reliable means of transportation
  • Ability 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 families
  • Possess 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 team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Display regular, predictable, and reliable attendance at work
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Demonstrate 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 Montana Preferred Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of experience working with youth in a similar setting or environment.
  • Knowledge of behavior modification and age-appropriate child development PI201914667

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

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