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Great entry level opportunity exists as a Mental Health Worker in our Community Crisis Stabilization Unit in Quincy.  Join our professional team to provide specialized care to consumers in a 24-hour crisis stabilization setting.

The Community Crisis Stabilization (CCS) Unit, an integral part of the South Shore Mental Health’s Emergency Services team, provides a staff-secure, safe and structured crisis stabilization and treatment services in a community-based program that serves as a medically necessary, less restrictive, and voluntary alternative to inpatient psychiatric hospitalization.  The unit offers individuals access to six on-site beds during times of crisis where the length of stay is generally three to five days, but is flexible to meet individual needs.

Responsibilities include: facilitating individual treatment planning; participating in recreational, therapeutic and coping activities; encouraging consumer health through proper diet and activities of daily living; and maintaining a secure, safe setting.

Aspire Health Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Required Skills

  • Ability to work with individuals needing intensive support and supervision
  • Ability to remain calm and use good judgment in crisis situations
  • Good communications skills
  • Valid driver’s license and a safe driving record
  • Access to a personal vehicle for outreach and client transportation

Required Experience

  • BA/BS in Psychology or related field is required
  • Previous experience working with individuals with mental health issues
  • Prior experience working in an acute mental health setting is preferred

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