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Human Services Specialist I/CRCF-Emerald

at State of South Carolina

Pay: $22625 to $41866/year
$22625 - $41866
Posted: 8/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2510444

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Responsibilities

The Department of Mental Health is a drug-free workplace.  All candidates will be required to pass a mandatory pre-employment drug test.
This position is located at the Department of Mental Health, CRCF-Emerald, 2262 Brownstone Road, Bishopville, SC 29010.
Under general supervision of the administrator, assists in the therapeutic care to residents of the Community Residential Care Facility (CRCF) operated by SC Department of Mental Health. Works cooperatively with other Human Service Specialists and Human Service Assistants.  Assists and instructs residents in needs of dally living, i.e.., cooking, cleaning, budget planning, etc. Assists treatment team in therapeutic and rehabilitative activities.

Provides direct care attention to residents and serves as a role model in order to assist residents with their development of skills necessary to transition successfully and function more independently.  Observes and records residents behaviors.  Documents residents attendance and behaviors in accordance with program requirements. Services will be in compliance with SCDMH, DHHS, QA and Corporate Compliance standards.

Assists residents in medication administration and compliance. 

Assists and coordinates transportation of residents to medical appointments and assures documentation of appointment is provided to CRCF.  Assists and coordinates special activities and routine outings transportation.

Performs cleaning duties, to include but not limited to, sweeping/mopping, cleaning the kitchen and bathrooms, dusting, etc. Cooks residents meals.  

One (1) Position Available-Works the night shift 11:15pm-7:15am

Minimum and Additional Requirements

State Requirements: Experience in a relevant program area.

DMH Requirements: A bachelors degree or an associate degree in related field and one (1) year of experience in a psychiatric facility; or a high school diploma and two (2) years of experience in a psychiatric facility; or a tenth grade education and three (3) years of experience in a psychiatric facility.

Note:  If any Agency Requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position.

Additional Comments

Ability to work in a residential facility.  Ability to work rotational shifts.  Ability top communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.  Must  have a valid SC driver's license and the ability to drive a state vehicle.

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application.  Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education.  A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment application.  The employment application will be considered incomplete and not forwarded. 

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency. We provide affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex – including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability.