Mental Health Systems, Inc.

  • Family Support Partner

    Job Locations US-CA-ESCONDIDO
    Req No.
    2018-3194
    Category
    Peer/Children/Family Support
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Program/Department Description

    Courage to Call is a veteran-run, peer-to-peer support program in San Diego County. Our free services are offered to active and former military members, their families and loved ones. We connect callers with former members of the military who understand the rigors of military life and have made the transition to civilian life.

     

    Company Description

    Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms with the values highlighted on the cover of this directory. Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.

    MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, an MHS funded profit sharing plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status. Part-Time employees will receive benefits on a prorated basis.

    Position Description

    Family Support Partner

    • Assists veterans and dependents in obtaining resources and assistance when needed and providing literature to individuals.
    • Develops a supportive, nurturing relationship with Veterans, Active Duty Military, Reservists, National Guard, their Families (VMRGF), and other special needs groups.
    • Establishes community collaborations to support program services for the benefit of VMRGF and special needs groups.
    • Promotes access to mental health services and literature to VMRGF communities.
    • Provides linkages, advocacy and community outreach services to and for VMRGF and other dependents.
    • Provides training to parents and/or caregivers on other related topics.
    • Displays regular and reliable attendance. Reports to and departs from work on time, as scheduled, and accurately reflects all time on time card.
    • Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by attending in-service trainings and staff development programs, and seeking out supervision when needed.
    • Ensures facilities upkeep and safety by maintaining neat and clean work areas, by securing work area at close of business day, and by reporting vandalism, theft, or suspicion of drug abuse by coworkers to supervisor as soon as possible.
    • Other relevant duties as assigned.

    Education/Experience Requirements

    • High School diploma or GED.
    • Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or Family Counseling preferred.
    • Life experience and/or two years of professional experience working with at risk children and families.
    • Military veteran or military dependent experience.

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