Website Wesley Family Services
If you’re a passionate individual looking to make a difference in the lives of children and their families, then this is the perfect opportunity for you!
Do you love working with children/adolescents? Like making a difference and changing lives of others? Do you have a desire to grow within social work/human services? Wesley Family Services is currently hiring a Behavioral Health Worker in our CSBBH program to join our team! This is a great opportunity to obtain experience in the public school setting and with other county agencies. We offer licensure supervision, on-site supervision, and an extensive professional development program for FREE.
WFS provides a diverse range of autism, behavioral health, education and family support services to individuals and families in western Pennsylvania. We create life-changing support by integrating our services to best meet the needs of those we serve. Our mission is to empower children, adults, and families by providing transformational care.
Behavioral Health Technician-School Based Position Summary
WFS is currently looking for a Behavioral Health Technician for our School Based Community Care Behavioral Health Program working under the clinical direction of a Behavior Consultant Mobile Therapist (BcMT), provides quality therapeutic mental health services with children and adolescents in the school, home and/or community setting. The BHT follows an individualized treatment plan to ensure individualized behavioral health services. The BHT must maintain a variable/flexible schedule, which may include evenings and weekends, as needed by the client and their family. The BHT also provides service coordination for clients and their families. Rotating crisis response is also required.
70% school based
30% in home & community work
Education Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling preferred. Any human services related degree will be considered. Degree must be from an accredited institution.
1 year experience at minimum, 2+ years preferred with children and youth in a clinical setting.
Experience with Adults in a clinical setting will be considered.
Case management/service coordination experience will be considered.
Internship experience counts towards this requirement.
Experience in a school setting highly preferred.
Licenses, Certifications & Clearances
PA Child Abuse Clearance
FBI and PA criminal background clearances
Valid PA Drivers License
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Knowledge of behavioral disorders, various interventions and treatment modalities
Critical observation skills
Ability to assess, interpret and effectively report data relevant to treatment goals
Ability to work with groups of children in a school setting
Ability to work with youth and families in their home and community settings
Ability to demonstrate crisis prevention skills
Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care, PBS, Recovery/Resiliency, and Structural Family Therapy
Ability to exhibit cultural sensitivity and to contribute to a work environment where diversity is welcomed and supported.
Demonstrated professionalism within all aspects of conduct, appearance, and language
Ability to travel locally on a constant basis
Ability to provide flexibility in day to day schedule (day, evening, weekend)
Comprehensive Benefits and Total Rewards Package
$5000 Sign On Bonus eligible!
Medical, Dental, and Visions plans with low employee contribution rates
10 Paid Holidays
401k Plan –
Employer paid life insurance
Yearly performance reviews with merit increase eligibility
Tuition Reimbursement for continuing your education
Licensure Supervision for FREE !!!
Wesley Family Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policies for both current and prospective employees prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin (including limited English proficiency), age, sex assigned at birth, sexual orientation, transgender identity, gender transition, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status.
To apply for this job email your details to Kelley.McNeil@wfspa.org