Burrell Behavioral Health Community Support Specialist in Columbia, Missouri
At Burrell Behavioral Health, we have cultivated a positive and welcoming dynamic among our staff. Our culture of inclusion and transparency builds a team and working environment where individuals can succeed professionally and personally. As a Burrell Behavioral Health team member you can expect to contribute to incredible, life changing improvements in the lives of others, and to have a direct impact on the achievement of a very meaningful mission. Our industry is at the beginning of a transformational shift and we intend to lead it.
What you’ll get to do: The Community Support Specialist provides support and activities through an organized treatment plan designed to ease an individual’s immediate and continued adjustment to community living. Community Support Specialist use advanced knowledge of psychological concepts, evidenced based interventions and coordinating delivery of mental health services with other services provided by practitioners and community partners.
What you’ll bring: You will bring a proactive, and client centric approach to breaking the stigma of mental health.
Education and Experience: Advanced knowledge in mental health issues as evidenced by a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or other related human service specialized fields of study. A bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field and two years of related work experience. A combination of four years or more of advanced education and two years of related work experience. An Associate of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support from an approved institution will also fulfill the educational requirements. Alternatively, four years’ work experience in a related field may substitute for educational requirements.
Key Skills: Interpersonal Communication, Teamwork, Coordination, and Adaptation.
Where you’ll be working: You’ll be working in the community which will include clients homes, clinics, and other places around the community.
What we offer: Burrell’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our content and across all of our agency. Diversity is more than a commitment at Burrell—it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different
Looking to feed your desire to give to your community and support those who need a helping hand, look no further. Not only is Burrell growing the amount of its resources, services, and facilities to assist as many communities as possible, it also provides plenty of opportunity for growth in your current field and the freedom to explore others. Our culture and our environment are unlike any other. We offer highly-competitive pay and a full range of top-notch full-time employee benefits such as:
Basic Life Insurance
Student Loan Reimbursement
Paid Time Off
403(b) Retirement Plan
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.
Burell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.
Burrell Behavioral Health is the recognized leader in Community Mental Health. Founded in 1977, our network of providers, therapists, case managers, and direct support staff serve more than 45,000 clients across 25 counties in Missouri and Arkansas. We provide comprehensive care for behavioral health clients of all ages, helping them to improve their lives through our wide-ranging continuum of care.
“We believe that the conversation about behavioral health is paramount. There are few conversations facing our communities more critical than behavioral health. As the conversation evolves, Burrell is committed to being a leader in this post-stigma world.”
-C.J. Davis, President & CEO, Burrell Behavioral Health