Serious Mental Illness Direct Care Associate
State of North Dakota
 Minot, ND

Employee will be part of a SMI case management team working with individuals with a serious mental illness living in the community following progress and treatment plans of clients. This position will provide case-aide services to adults living in a community setting. An individual will assist with the provision of community-based services, monitoring/teaching daily living skills, supportive services, monitoring mental health symptoms, medication management and assist with monitoring transportation needs.

Flexibility in schedule is necessary to meet needs and availability of clients. This position will involve some evening, weekend and holiday hours.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires high school graduation or GED AND two years of work experience in duties involving special population groups such as the mentally ill, developmentally disabled, children and adolescents, or patients/clients in a direct care facility such as a hospital, nursing home, or group home; OR one year of work experience as a Direct Care Associate III with the Department of Human Services; OR a bachelor's or master's degree in social work, psychology, special education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, counseling, child development and family science, sociology, human resource management (human service track), nursing (RN), communication disorders (includes audiology and speech pathology), developmental disabilities, vocational rehabilitation, elementary education, or recreation therapy AND one year of direct care work experience as described above.

In unable to find qualified applicants we will consider filling as a Direct Care Associate II (4191), which requires high school graduation or GED and one year of work experience in duties involving special population groups such as the mentally ill, developmentally disabled, children and adolescents, or patients/clients in a direct care facility such as a hospital, nursing home, or group home.

Position requires a valid North Dakota driver's license.

Application Procedures

  • Please make sure that your resume includes information to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as posted. Your work history will not be given credit if the Department's Human Resource Division cannot determine that you meet the minimum qualifications
  • The Department of Human Services does not offer or provide sponsorships. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • All application material must be received on or before the closing date by 11:59 pm.
  • A copy of your qualifying degrees transcript and any applicable certifications or licensures must be provided at the time of an interview.

For more information or if you need an accommodation, Please Contact: Dan Olson

Employing Unit: North Central Human Service Center, 1015 S. Broadway Ste 18, Minot, ND 58701

Telephone Number: 701-857-8500

TTY Number: ND Relay Service 1-800-366-6888 (text); 1-800-366-6889 (voice)

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with the Application Process or uploading attachments , please contact recruiter@nd.gov or (701)328-3290

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.