Midway Crisis is a 4-bed Adult Family Home (AFH) for crisis stabilization in Eau Claire County. This program serves adult men and women with mental health and/or AODA issues to provide respite in a crisis situation. These crises may include loss of housing, medication stabilization, suicidal ideation, and grief or trauma. Midway staff assists the individual in gaining independence, self- confidence and self-respect in a safe and caring environment. Services available are defined by the needs of each individual, but may include support in medication management, independent-living skills, referral to community services, individual assessments, and 24-hour supervision. This is a full time overnight position. Overnight staff work four, ten hour shifts 10 PM - 8 AM..
The Mental Health Professional performs professional level work involving the recovery, support and advocacy for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and/or AODA issues. Coordinates case management with county caseworkers and/or guardians. Assists with the operations of the crisis home.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks required, according to program requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The incumbent shall have at least a Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, psychology or related degree and a minimum of one year of combined experience providing mental health services OR work experience and training equivalent to a to a Bachelor’s degree including a minimum of 4 years of work experience providing mental health services. Knowledge and understand of DHS 83, DHS 34, DHS 88 and DHS 50 is preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to perform the essential duties of the role; a motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record per the LSS Driver Safety Procedure is required, and ability to meet LSS auto insurance requirements.
TRAVEL: Ability to travel on day trips as required up to 25-50%, depending on specific role.
LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.