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Support Specialist

Job Description


Provides mental health services to adults who have a chronic mental illness in a respite setting. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the consumers served. Provides direct supervision of the consumers residing in the residential setting. Provides crisis intervention as needed. Collaborates with community resources to link consumers to appropriate mental health and substance abuse providers. Provides social skills groups related to the consumer’s individual needs. Transports consumers in Agency vehicles. Understands medication procedures for the purpose of observing the administration of medications. Must understand the use of Electronic Health Record for chart documentation. Must be aware of all safety procedures along with review of MSDS manuals. Utilizes Safe Crisis Management (SCM), CPR, and First Aid techniques as needed. Must work a minimum of 2 shifts per month.
This position is Part Time; Must be able to work holidays, weekends, overnights and cover for call outs. Available hours based upon need.
Legacy Treatment Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements


Bachelor’s Degree with experience in serious mental illness in an acute care residential setting. Associate’s Degree with 2 years of experience or High School Diploma with 4 years of experience. Life experience preferred.


Job Snapshot

Location US-NJ-Toms River
Employment Type Part-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Legacy Treatment Services

Legacy Treatment Services is a nonprofit human service agency dedicated to improving the lives of children, adults and families struggling with behavioral health and developmental challenges. A merger of two agencies with a strong community presence and a combined 210 years of expertise, Legacy Treatment Services offers a comprehensive continuum that meets individuals and families at their particular point of need. For 150 years, The Children’s Home educated, counseled and empowered youth with emotional and developmental challenges while The Drenk Center delivered a full spectrum of behavioral health services to all ages for more than a half century. Legacy Treatment Services continues to build on both organizations’ histories by preserving the high standards of care already in place while evolving alongside community needs and best practices. Learn More

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Legacy Treatment Services
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US-NJ-Toms River
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Employment Type:
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N/A
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Health Care
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Job Description


Provides mental health services to adults who have a chronic mental illness in a respite setting. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the consumers served. Provides direct supervision of the consumers residing in the residential setting. Provides crisis intervention as needed. Collaborates with community resources to link consumers to appropriate mental health and substance abuse providers. Provides social skills groups related to the consumer’s individual needs. Transports consumers in Agency vehicles. Understands medication procedures for the purpose of observing the administration of medications. Must understand the use of Electronic Health Record for chart documentation. Must be aware of all safety procedures along with review of MSDS manuals. Utilizes Safe Crisis Management (SCM), CPR, and First Aid techniques as needed. Must work a minimum of 2 shifts per month.
This position is Part Time; Must be able to work holidays, weekends, overnights and cover for call outs. Available hours based upon need.
Legacy Treatment Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements


Bachelor’s Degree with experience in serious mental illness in an acute care residential setting. Associate’s Degree with 2 years of experience or High School Diploma with 4 years of experience. Life experience preferred.


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