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Treatment Specialist $1000 Signing Bonus

Company: Lad Lake Inc
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

We're excited to share we've been asked to partner with Milwaukee County to open up a new crisis stabilization unit on the St. Rose campus in early Q2 of this year to serve females who are experiencing a mental health crisis. We will be hiring 1 manager and 6 direct caregivers. This unit, while similar in many ways to our shelter and stabilization units, will be more clinically focused. Please check out the descriptions below if you have any interest or help spread the word about these openings - our standard sign-on and referral bonuses apply! Lad Lake is currently seeking compassionate, patient, and collaborative individuals to join our team! Responsibilities include working directly with youth who have experienced trauma by role modeling the skills necessary to build healthy relationships and teaching important life skills such as healthy recreation activities, good hygiene, appropriate social skills, coping skills, and anger management skills. Our staff assist in the planning of outdoor/indoor activities, engage interactively with the youth, while also being involved in crisis management. JOB SUMMARYThe Treatment Specialist is responsible for providing direct care, support, and services to youth in the Youth Crisis Stabilization Facility (YCSF). The YCSF serves females 12 - 18 who are experiencing a mental health crisis. The Treatment Specialist provides crisis intervention and stabilization services for youth in collaboration with the YCSF team and the youth's formal and informal support. The Treatment Specialist will provide services in alignment with best practices, trauma-informed care, and regulatory compliance while upholding diversity, equity, and inclusive principalsESSENTIAL DUTIESCreates a supportive, nurturing environment that promotes stabilization, healing, and growth.Conducts strength-based, person-centered initial, and ongoing assessment of needs and strengths.Facilitates the service planning process and the identification of youth and family needs, goals, objectives, strengths, barriers, interventions, and their priority in the treatment planning process.Facilitates daily Evidence-Based Practice groups and interventions.Embraces mindfulness, sensory space, and trauma-informed practices as principles of care.Works collaboratively with internal and external community partners to ensure continuity of care.Provides direct supervision/support in the use of social/recreational activities, daily living skills, and other community services.Monitors youths' health needs including administration of medications, providing minor treatments/first aid and coordinating medical services when necessary.Works collaboratively with the team and current school to ensure limited disruption in education.Collaborates with the youth's formal and informal support system including families and service providers.Works with the youth and their support system to develop safety and crisis plans.Documents in a timely manner in the Electronic Health Records system.Ensures patient rights are maintained.Provides immediate support in on-site crisis situations.Provides client transport as needed.Provides unit management services as needed including assistance with meal preparation/cooking, housekeeping, and laundry.Maintains regular and reliable attendance.JOB REQUIREMENTSEducation/Training: Bachelor's degree in human services, social work, psychology, or related field. Skills/Experience: At least one year of experience working with youth and/or mental health. Three to five years of experience preferred.BENEFITS$20.00 an hourMedical, Dental, Life Insurance, STD, LTD Benefits Shift Differential PTO (up to 16 days annually to start) Holiday pay (up to 8 days) Tuition reimbursement401k planFree meals when eating with clientsCasual dressCompany-paid trainingOngoing paid training Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness EmployerKeywords: Social Service, Human Services, Residential Counselor, Social Services, Crisis Intervention, Mental Health, Social Work, Child Welfare, Youth Advocate, Social Service Aide, Social Service Worker, Social and Human Service Assistant, Youth Worker, Human Service Worker PI177850038

Keywords: Lad Lake Inc, Milwaukee , Treatment Specialist $1000 Signing Bonus, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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