Job Number: 21-882-11351
Job Summary: The IDD Crisis Intervention Specialist team supports individuals aged 3-99 diagnosed with an intellectual and/or developmental disability who have experienced a crisis episode or who are at risk of experiencing a crisis episode. Crisis Intervention Specialists support individuals with IDD to remain in the community by providing crisis prevention services. Additionally, CIS works to increase the capacity of caregivers, service providers and law enforcement in serving the unique needs of individuals with IDD diagnoses through education and consultation.
As a Crisis Intervention Specialist (CIS), you will provide services in a dynamic environment, develop extensive knowledge of community resources, collaborate with interdisciplinary teams and cultivate a clinical skill-set by forging therapeutic relationships with diverse community members. You will provide services in the community, including individual's place of residence, schools, day programming, as well as within the crisis respites, psychiatric hospitals, jails, and homeless shelters/camps. Many of the individuals you will serve will have severe mental illnesses, substance use disorders, chronic health conditions and/or experience chronic homelessness.
Responsibilities and Duties
The Candidate we are looking for is:
Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) Education:
Hours: Part-Time; Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM on call rotation.
Salary: $38,479 - $40,739, dependent upon education. Internal applicants are subject to the Integral Care career ladder.
Sign-on incentive: Integral Care is looking to grow our teams with talented and caring people just like you. Currently, we are offering a $2,000 sign-on incentive for all newly hired employees! All newly hired employees will receive $1,000 on their first paycheck and $1,000 on the paycheck following their six-month anniversary.
Why join us: Integral Care has proudly served Travis county residents for the past 50 years.As the largest provider of behavioral health services in Travis County, we are dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
By joining our team, you will find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!
Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages: Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese.(PM16)
QMHP Keywords: Qualified Mental Health Professional, QMHP, Case Manager, Rehabilitation Specialist, Service Coordinator, Mental Health Professional, Mental Health Specialist, Social Worker