SC Department of Public Safety Human Services Specialist I - Greenwood in Greenwood County, South Carolina

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 with the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, Beckman Center for Mental Health Services. This position is based in Greenwood County and will serve Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood and McCormick Counties.

This position will provide Peer Support Services and will work in concert with an Adult Intensive Community Support Team. Peer Support is provided under the support and supervision of a Mental Health Professional. It is structured therapeutic activities with an individual or group provided by a trained, self identified consumer of mental health services. A Peer Support Specialist guides patients towards the identification and achievement of specific goals defined by the patient and specified in the Plan of Care. Peer Support Services promote community socialization, recovery, self advocacy, and the development of natural supports. Services will be provided in the community and in the patients homes. This position will require successful completion of Peer Support Specialist Certification class.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

State: Experience in a relevant program area.

Agency: Be a current or former patient or mental health services. A valid driver's license is also required for this position.

Note: When Agency Requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet the Agency Requirements.

Additional Comments

Supplemental questions are considered part of the application. Please complete the state application to include supplemental questions, all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing the work history and education sections of the employment application. Incomplete applications will not be referred to the hiring supervisor. This position will be advertised until filled.

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.

Salary: $22,182.00 - $41,046.00 Annually

Location: Greenwood County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 84963

Closing: Continuous

Class Code: GA30

Position Number: 603J0046

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Pay Band: Band 3

Hiring Range - Min.: $22,182.00

Opening Date: 12/21/2018

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Please apply on-line at www.jobs.sc.gov; you may also track the status of your application on-line.

Normal Work Schedule (Other): Work hours are 37.50 hours per week. Work schedule will be based upon needs of the patients.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Mental Health-MHC Beckman

Address: 1547 Parkway, Suite 100 Greenwood, South Carolina, 29646

Phone: 864-229-7120