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PER DIEM Mental Health Direct Services (Various Locations)

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Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc. (CSPNJ), a behavioral health nonprofit organization that is peer led, has various Mental Health Direct Services Per Diem roles for Wellness Respite and Enhanced Services Programs.  As a Per Diem you pick up shifts based on your availability and the program needs. Training curriculum is provided as part of this role. Per Diem roles are available in Wellness Respite and Enhanced Services.

  • Wellness Respite This program provides an alternative to hospitalization for individuals with psychiatric disabilities who are in crisis. During their stay, guest will work on a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) and be linked to services and resources within their community. Guest stay a max of 10 days. 
  • Enhanced Services This is a shared housing program for individuals in recovery from a mental health diagnosis who are re-integrating into society and needing additional supports and skills training for living independently. 

Responsibilities: During the shift and under the direction of the Program Manager, Per Diem staff will provide direct supportive services that are geared and consistent with agency’s mission, vision, values, Psychiatric Rehabilitation principles and the concept of wellness and recovery. Per Diem staff will work with service recipients on learning crisis coping skills, linking to resources in their community and effectively communicate established rules to promote a wellness and recovery community culture.

Requirements: Bachelor’s or Master's in social work or mental health related field or any combination of education and relevant work experience that is equivalent. Ability to manage crisis and make sound judgement under pressure. Excellent written and verbal skills, strong assessment skills and organizational skills are a must. Proficient technology skills and ability to learn cloud base programs for record keeping. A valid drivers’ license and acceptable driving record is required. Knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation principles is preferred.  

Locations:

  • Asbury Park
  • Eatontown
  • Haledon
  • Newark
  • Paterson

Salary:

  • Bachelor's Level is $20.00 per hour.
  • Master's Level is $25.00 per hour 

LIVED EXPERIENCE:  CSPNJ prioritizes hiring people who have been trained to use their own life experience dealing with mental health or substance use challenges to inspire and support others.   

Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc. (CSPNJ), a behavioral health nonprofit organization that is peer led, has various Mental Health Direct Services Per Diem roles for Wellness Respite and Enhanced Services Programs.  As a Per…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional
Compensation
USD $20 - USD $25
/ hour
Hourly rate is based on highest degree completed.

Location

On-site
Freehold Township, NJ, USA

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