Due to rapid expansion in our service areas, we are offering immediate SIGN-ON BONUSES for nurses, licensed therapists/certified counselors, qualified mental health professionals, community support specialists, dental hygienists and direct care technicians. If you are interested in joining a progressive company whose mission focuses on the wellbeing of our customers and team members, apply today!

Employment Specialist ACT/ACT TAY CRITICAL in Union, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 11/27/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $20.24/hourly

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering a $1,000 sign on bonus. We are eager to be able to continue to serve clients in our service areas and need you to make this happen!

The Employment Specialist for the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team  focuses on expanding educational and vocational opportunities for persons with psychiatric disabilities by providing individualized, community-based and integrated employment and educational supports. Full-time, benefits eligible position. 



• Directly assist consumers in their home and their community to choose, obtain and maintain competitive employment. Participates in engagement, vocational assessment, job development, job placement, job coaching and benefits counseling
• Identify, cultivate and document community employment opportunities
• Assist to measure employer and consumer satisfaction on a regular basis
• Appropriate documentation and recording within the case record according to policy
• Assist some consumers in completing or returning to school or a higher education learning opportunity as individuals desire indicates
• Assist the team by helping them develop supported employment approaches with consumers in the team, and attending all wellness plan meetings for consumers with employment or educational goals
• Regularly attend team meetings, huddles and clinical supervision
• Provide services with a flexible schedule and on-call rotation including nighttime, evening and weekend hours
• Other duties as assigned


• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity


• Analytical Thinking
• Change Readiness
• Collaborative Relationships
• Conflict Resolution
• Creative Thinking
• Communication – Oral
• Communication – Written
• Decision Making
• Empowers Others
• Flexible Thinking
• Forward Thinking
• Multitasking/Planning
• Organizational/Time Management
• Problem Solving
• Risk Management/ Assessment
• Strategic Thinking
• Teamwork
• Technical Expertise



Operating vehicles or machinery


Job Requirements


• High School/GED required
• Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree in a human service-related field preferred


• At least four (4) years of experience required if a High School/GED is the highest education obtained
• At least two (2) years of experience required if an Associate’s degree is the highest education obtained
(*If the degree is an Associate’s of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support from an approved institution; then no additional experience is required)
• At least one (1) year of experience required if a non-human service Bachelor’s degree is the highest education obtained
• All experience must include working with individuals with psychiatric, substance use, and/or developmental disabilities
• A valid driver's license and agency established minimum automobile coverage required


Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.