Requisition Number: MENTA01130
Position Title: Mental Health Practitioner (Overnight, Wednesday to Sunday)
Classification: Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt
Location: 318 2nd St N, South St. Paul, MN 55075
Salary Range: $17.17 - $20.20 Hourly
Guild believes that dignity is a basic human right- which is why we work hard to connect individuals to proper mental health treatment, competitive employment, and stable housing. We serve individuals 16 and older who are experiencing serve and persistent mental illness, mental illness concerns, and chronic homelessness. On any given day, Guild staff serves nearly 900 individuals in the Twin Cities metro area. Services are mobile, provided in the community when and where needed. By looking at the holistic wellness of each client we serve, we are able to facilitate healing, growth, and new quality of life.
This position is responsible for providing supportive services in a residential setting to individuals who have a serious mental illness and / or substance use disorder. Supports include helping recipients recognize and utilize their strengths, helping them manage their mental health symptoms, stabilizing crisis situations that arise, providing education and coaching on skills that will aid in recipients being able to increase their independence and overall wellness, and ensuring a safe environment for all recipients.
Intensive Residential Treatment Services are provided in a residential home with staff available 24/7. Our goal is to help individuals stabilize their health while staying in a safe environment. We offer Dual Disorder Treatment and Illness Management and Recovery curriculum. Our program includes both group and individual activities and interventions. IRTS Services help individuals create a treatment plan, develop symptom management and coping skills, maintain an effective medication program, build living skills, including budgeting, cooking, transportation, stress management, and more. Maureen’s House provides Crisis Stabilization Services to those experiencing a crisis or emergency situation. It’s a place individuals can go to restore stability, solve problems, and figure out what’s next. Crisis Stabilization Services help individuals meet immediate needs for food, clothing, and medical care, stabilize their symptoms via medication management and psychoeducation, maintain safety and sobriety, create a recovery plan, coordinate with other providers, secure new resources and create a safe and fulfilling discharge plan.
Education and Experiences:
Must be qualified as a Mental Health Practitioner as follows:
- Holds a Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university and has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness
- Has at least 4,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness.