Assertive Community Treatment Team Member - Generalist
Under the authority and direction of the Team Leader, the Generalist on the Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) assures that all operational procedures and regulations are followed. This team member is responsible for direct services provided in the collaboration with consumers, significant others, and collateral resources. This team member will assist adults with a diagnosis of a serious and persistent mental illness to gain access to needed resources such as financial, housing, medical, social, vocational, educational, leisure and mental health services. This team member will be, when designated, the primary for individuals served by the team and collaborate with the individual and team members to address the service delivery system for the individual and will monitor both the individual’s functioning and the delivery of services to the individual in order to maintain the individual’s stability in the community. Insuring quality of life as a means of reducing stressors and thereby reducing the exacerbation of illness and hospital recidivism are the primary goals of the collaborative relationship between the individual and team members. It is expected that 70% of this team member’s time will be spent in actual contacts with the consumer or others on the consumer’s behalf. Paperwork requirements and staff meetings should require the remaining 30% of time.
Essential Functions of the Position:
Education/Training: A BS or BA degree in a Human Service field and 2 years experience serving adults with mental illness in a community-based setting is required. Bilingual preferred.
Skills: ACT Generalist must be knowledgeable, flexible, have proficient reading, grammar and mathematics skills; proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills; knowledge of the principles and practices of the human services
field as related to adult behavioral health; demonstrate an ability to work with multi-cultural population and acquire designated, mandatory training in CPR, First Aid, Driving/Safety techniques and have a valid driver’s license. This individual must be organized,
goal oriented and able to follow through with numerous responsibilities while ensuring accuracy in work product outcomes.The ACT Generalist must have the ability and experience to make independent decisions regarding the most efficient process to complete
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran or disability status.