People Incorporated
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • Mental Health entry level

Benefits Eligible

People Incorporated serves people with mental illness in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul metro area. In 2017, we reached over 12,000 individuals through more than 60 different programs. Helping people with mental illness requires great flexibility and creativity. That's why we start with the person first...developing innovative, effective services that provide the care, resources, and connections that will help each person in the best way possible. Join us in our mission to support mental health and wellness in our community through collaboration and integration of care!

We are searching for a Mental Health Support Specialist for an AWAKE overnight position at People II program. This role is responsible for ensuring a supportive environment for our residents while they work on their individual visions of wellness and independence.  Responsibilities include:

  • Engaging with residents when they are up in the night
  • Positively supporting their return to sleep
  • Providing intervention and de-escalation for clients experiencing mental health symptoms
  • Documenting observable behaviors and symptoms
  • Coaching residents on independent living skills and coping mechanisms
  • Safely administering medications and offer coaching on medication management
  • Completing general housekeeping 

You will be hired for a regular schedule at one of our programs and training will be provided for any medication administration.  

Shift Hours:
Overnights - Every other Friday & Saturday: 11:00PM - 7:30AM 
Afternoons - Every other Saturday & Sunday: 1:00PM - 9:30PM
Afternoons - Every other Saturday & Sunday: 3:00PM - 11:30PM

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Excellent driving record, reliable car, and current auto insurance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor degree in social work, psychology, or human services
  • Previous experience working with individuals with serious and persistent mental illness, chemical dependency, developmental disabilities, and/or other health conditions that impact mental health

People Incorporated offers a suite of comprehensive medical and dental benefits as well as competitive pay and paid time off.  In addition our employees have access to a wide variety of trainings on mental health services topics.  The current list can be found on our website! 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, veterans or other status unrelated to job qualifications.

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