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    Personal Care Assistant- Mental Health

    SERV Behavioral Health System
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    Are you ready to establish your career in human services with a respected nonprofit organization that provides opportunities for growth? Do you thrive as part of a dedicated and motivated team?  Are you passionate about creating positive change in your community by serving individuals with mental health challenges or developmental disabilities? If so, please read on!

    WHAT WE OFFER

    Excellent benefits, including medical, a matched 401(k) plan, paid personal days, paid sick days, paid vacations, tuition reimbursement, and more!  If this sounds like the right opportunity for you to make a difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health issues, Apply Today!

    “At SERV, we treat everyone with respect and dignity. Our professional, safe, and diverse work environment reflects the values of the organization. In the ever-changing behavioral health field, SERV remains committed to the growth and development of our employees, which is why we offer several training opportunities for those seeking career advancement. We also promote and reward employees based on their merit and performance—not their tenure.”

     

    A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANT

    As a Personal Care Assistant you assist with the daily tasks of elderly, mentally disabled, chronically ill, or physically challenged consumers. You provide on-site direct behavioral care services:

    • Daily living skills
    • Client care needs
    • Case management
    • Medication monitoring
    • Transportation service
    • Supportive counseling
    • Crisis management
    • Recreational and social activities
    • Communication of all significant changes in clients’ behaviors and notable incidents to the appropriate team leader
    • Documentation on client chart
    • Advocacy for community resources
    • A safe and therapeutic environment while adhering to all safety standards, government regulations, and corporate policies

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with a major in mental health or other appropriate human services        discipline OR a High School Diploma/GED plus 4 years of related work-life experience

    • OR a combination of 1 or more years of college and related work-life experience which total 4 years

    • If the Bachelor’s degree is not in the human services field, the candidate must have at least 1 year of related work-life experience

    • Additional qualifications can include an RN or LPN with 2 years of related work-life experience.

    • Valid driver’s license in the state of residence and no more than 5 points on driving record

    • Must be at least 21 years’ old

    • Must be able to successfully complete a physical, drug screen, and background check

     

    Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills?  Can you concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously?  Are you patient and calm but quick to respond? Do you have good judgment?  Are you conscientious about following policies and procedures and discreet with confidential information?  If so, then you might just be perfect for the Personal Care Assistant position with SERV!

    READY TO JOIN OUR NONPROFIT TEAM? 

    ABOUT SERV BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM, INC.

    A nonprofit founded in 1974, we are a private statewide behavioral healthcare organization that serves adults and children who are working to recover from serious mental health challenges or cope with developmental disabilities.  Remaining focused on personal dignity and quality of care, we utilize a continuum of services that are tailored to meet individual needs. Housing and supportive services are integrated into a broad-based approach that addresses the most basic needs of each individual such as food, shelter, and clothing while allowing them to safely adjust to living in the community and gradually build a more independent life.

    EEO STATEMENT

    SERV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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    Posting ID: 600857224Posted: 2021-01-27