Community Support Specialistt ACT/ACT TAY in Union, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $17.50/hr Bachelors $18.77/hr QMHP

Responsible for carrying out rehabilitation and support functions and assist in treatment; substance abuse services; education, support, and consultation to families; and crisis intervention under the clinical supervision of staff with professional degrees. Candidate must must be willing to provide services in the community and would participate in after hours on call rotation. Full-time, benefits eligible position. 


• Collaborate with the client and treatment team in developing, writing, implementing, evaluating and revising overall treatment goals and plans; ensure immediate changes are made in treatment plans as clients' needs change
• Participate in and conduct parts of the client-centered comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history, mental status and diagnosis, physical and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living; and social and interpersonal relationships and families
• Provide service coordination (case management) for an assigned group of clients; educate and support clients' families; and advocate for clients' rights and preferences
• Provide individualized supports in areas of symptom management, dual diagnosis substance abuse services; structuring time, education and employment; and activities of daily living
• Provide practical help and supports, advocacy, coordination, side-by-side individualized support, problem solving, direct assistance, and training, to help clients obtain the necessities of daily living including medical and dental health care; legal and advocacy services; financial support such as entitlements; housing supports; and transportation
• Attend daily staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings, and weekly supervision
• Complete all required documentation, according to agency policy, which includes but is not limited to: Comprehensive Assessments, Progress Notes, Individualized Treatment Plans, Personal Safety Plans, and Authorizations of Disclosure
• Provide on-call crisis intervention covering nighttime, evening and weekend hours
• Consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment process
• Assist client with transportation as clinically indicated; Driving is an essential function of this position
• 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



Operating vehicles or machinery



Job Requirements


• High School/GED required
• Associates or bachelor’s or Master's degree in a human service related field preferred


• At least four (4) years of experience OR a combination of higher education and experience required if a High School/GED is the highest education obtained
• At least two (2) years of experience OR a combination of higher education and 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.