PRN Hamilton County Peer Support Worker/Van Driver - The Helen Ross McNabb Center

The Helen Ross McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient and crisis services. The Center is seeking motivated staff members that possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels and economic circumstances with respect and dignity.  Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies and community professionals, as well as, maintaining proper documentation.  Clinical staff members must be able to take and pass without major modification a course in Handle with Care, which requires hands-on, physical components to ensure the safety of the clients and staff. Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license and transport clients.

HRMC is an EOE. HRMC conducts Background Checks, Motor Vehicle Record Checks, Degree Verification, and Drug Screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or Testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

 

HRMC is currently seeking a qualified and enthusiastic professional for the following position: PRN Hamilton County Peer Support Worker/Van Driver.

 

*Job Requirements

Education/Knowledge: Must have at least a high school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Must be a primary mental health consumer with appropriate life experience and a desire to be a role model for recovery.  Some experience leading groups desired. Some experience in customer service helpful. 

Physical: Exposure to biological hazards. Hearing of normal and soft tones. Close eye work. Lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching. This position requires certification in and adequate implementation of verbal and physical de-escalation techniques that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, going down on knees, running and walking. Must be capable of assisting in utilizing non-violent methods of crisis intervention including therapeutic holding.

 

*Job Summary

The Peer Support Center Staff/Van Driver is responsible for the day-to-day transportation of clients to and from the Peer Support Center and the support of clients when on duty. This staff will also assistance in the daily operation of the Lighthouse Peer Support Center, to include any duties assigned by the Peer Support Center Coordinator. This position may require utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment. Certified driver status includes: having a valid Driver's License with the F endorsement, valid car insurance, and 3 years of acceptable driving history. Must be capable of driving your personal vehicle to transport clients as necessary, as well as driving a center van when needed