Southwest Behavioral & Health Services

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Direct Care Provider - Community Living

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description


*The starting salary for this position is $16.00 per hour

Get to know us:

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services is a large and growing non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We inspire people to feel better and live fuller lives. What we do at Southwest Behavioral and Health Services transforms not only lives, but generations.

As a Direct Care Provider you will provide screening, assessment, treatment planning, life skills, pre-vocational training, related documentation, case management, crisis intervention, individual and/or group counseling services to seriously mentally ill consumers in a residential and/or outpatient environment. Responsible for contributing to and creating a recovery - based environment.

You may be asking yourself whats in it for you?

Not only will you experience gain in the field of behavioral health but we love to promote from within! This will make put your career on the fast path. We offer you great low-cost medical insurance, 100% dental and vision. We are all looking to retire, and we offer the 403B retirement plan and you can contribute your portion starting on your first paycheck and receive a 40% match with 10% deferred, after 1 consecutive year of employment! Time off it important to support work life and balance you will earn up to 3.3 weeks of PTO!

Is work, life and balance important to you?

It's important to us! We offer very flexible scheduling to help support work, life and balance.


Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age
  • A High School Diploma/GED and six months of relevant experience; OR
  • A related Associates degree and six weeks of relevant experience; OR
  • A non-related Associate's degree and six months of relevant experience; OR
  • A related bachelors degree; OR
  • A non-related bachelor's degree plus six months of relevant experience in behavioral health Required to maintain a valid Arizona drivers license and pass motor vehicle screening for insurance purposes in order to transport clients, based upon need/requirements of the clinic and/or program.
  • Required to maintain personal auto insurance per SBH guidelines.
  • Residential experience, Knowledge of psychotropic medications.
  • Experience working with multi-cultural and low socio-economic individuals.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking preferred.
  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or be eligible to receive upon hire (as required per program requirements).