Certified Peer Specialist

Job Overview:

The Certified Peer Specialist works as part of the Peer Support Team, which provides recovery-oriented services for adults (18 years and older) with serious mental health or co-occurring challenges.   

About us

Central is a dedicated nonprofit organization committed to providing mental health services to the community for 75 years. Our mission is to empower individuals to overcome behavioral health challenges and lead fulfilling lives. We operate outpatient programs and community-based programs for all ages focused on delivering accessible and compassionate care to diverse populations.

Schedule:

This is a Monday through Friday 37.5 hour per week position. Part-time opportunities available.

Benefits**

  • Health Care (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • Paid Time off (accrued starting at 27 days- vacation & sick time), 7 standard holidays plus up to 2 floating holidays- initial based on hire date- additional days added through years of service
  • Retirement Plan
  • Expanded Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Travel Assistance Services
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Recognized employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Issued equipment such as laptops, cell phones, company vehicle for use during working hours  
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement for approved work related activities.
  • No Cost Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability
  • Ancillary Benefit Options
  • Referral Bonus

** Eligibility Requirements may apply

Responsibilities:

  • Help individuals identify their current needs, and steps to meet their goals while imparting hope through the sharing of the personal recovery experience.
  • Collaboratively document individual progress in the Electronic Health Record.
  • Support individuals in community engagement and socialization activities.
  • Model and promote skills required for education, employment, community integration, and independent living.

Qualifications and Skills:

1. High School Diploma or GED

2. CPS certification through the PCB

3. Valid Driver’s License and good driving record

Clearances

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective new employees/contractors must provide originals for photocopy of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check, and PA Child Abuse Clearance before commencing the offered position

** Current Central employees will not have to provide current clearances as the clearances that are on file are renewable every 5 years.

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Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Case Manager-Senior Services

Job Overview:

The Case Manager for Seniors provides flexible, community-based services that are designed to promote the empowerment, recovery, and community integration of older adults (ages 60+) with behavioral health challenges. Using a person-centered approach, the case manager helps the individual navigate across systems, gain access to behavioral health services, and coordinate with community and natural supports as identified on their goal plan.

About us

Central is a dedicated nonprofit organization committed to providing mental health services to the community for 75 years. Our mission is to empower individuals to overcome behavioral health challenges and lead fulfilling lives. We operate outpatient programs and community-based programs for all ages focused on delivering accessible and compassionate care to diverse populations.

Schedule:

  • Full-time, 37.5 hours/week with flexible scheduling to support consumers’ needs.

Benefits**

  • Health Care (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • No Cost Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • Ancillary Benefit Options
  • Paid Time off (accrued starting at 27 days- vacation & sick time), 7 standard holidays plus up to 2 floating holidays- initial based on hire date- additional days added through years of service
  • Expanded Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Travel Assistance Services
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Recognized employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Referral Bonus

** Eligibility Requirements may apply

Responsibilities:

  • Support older persons to remain in their own homes and to live independently for as long as possible
  • Connect older persons to needed resources (food, shelter, transportation etc…) and natural supports.
  • Outreach, assessment, advocacy and follow up.
  • Support older persons in connecting to needed clinical and medical services.
  • Collaborate with Central’s internal team, Montgomery County Office of Senior Services and other community services.
  • Complete all necessary documentation

Qualifications and Skills:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Willingness to work with older adults.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Clearances

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective new employees/contractors must provide originals for a photocopy of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check, and PA Child Abuse Clearance before commencing the offered position.

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Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Administrative Case Manager

Job Overview:

An Administrative Case Manager provides services that are designed to promote the empowerment, recovery, and community integration of adults with behavioral health challenges. Using a person-centered approach, the Administrative Case manager helps the individual navigate across systems, gain access to behavioral health services, assist with the completion of forms and applications, and presenting additional referrals based on the specific needs addressed.

About us

Central is a dedicated nonprofit organization committed to providing mental health services to the community for 75 years. Our mission is to empower individuals to overcome behavioral health challenges and lead fulfilling lives. We operate outpatient programs and community-based programs for all ages focused on delivering accessible and compassionate care to diverse populations.

Schedule:

  • Full-time, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week position

Benefits** 

  • Health Care (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • No Cost Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • Ancillary Benefit Options
  • Paid Time off (accrued starting at 27 days- vacation & sick time), 7 standard holidays plus up to 2 floating holidays- initial based on hire date- additional days added through years of service
  • Expanded Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Travel Assistance Services
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Recognized employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Referral Bonus

** Eligibility Requirements may apply

Responsibilities:

  • In a flexible and creative manner, respond to the needs of consumers and potential consumers both in an office setting (approximately 70% of the time) and in the community (approximately 30%).
  • Provide on-site and community-based support for new consumers awaiting assignment to agency programs including recovery coaching, and follow up for consumers discharged from these services.
  • Serve as the agency’s primary liaison and follow-up coordinator throughout the behavioral health commitment process
  • Assess needs, and provide information and referral for behavioral health and other human services (including health insurance applications) to consumers and their families.
  • Arrange for the provision of emergency services including food, shelter, hospitalization, transportation and other basic needs.
  • Advocate for consumers and collaborate with other community agencies, such as DPA, social security, Mental Health Association of SE PA., other MH/MR agencies etc. in meeting the needs of the consumers.
  • Collaborate and assist treatment team.
  • Attend trainings and meetings as required.

Qualifications and Skills:

  1. An Administrative Case Manager will have one of the following:
  2. A Bachelor’s degree with Major course work in sociology, social work, psychology, criminal justice, counseling.
  3. A high school diploma & 12 semester credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, counseling or other social sciences plus 2 years in direct contact with mental health consumers.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Clearances

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective new employees/contractors must provide originals for photocopy of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check, and PA Child Abuse Clearance before commencing the offered position.

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Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Integrated Health Clinician

Job Overview:

As an Integrated Health Clinician, your role will be instrumental in facilitating the seamless integration of Behavioral Health and Physical Health services, engaging directly with individuals navigating serious mental illness. You will work with a Clinical Nurse Navigator as part of a Team to deliver clinical services aligned with the Recovery Model.

About us

Central is a dedicated nonprofit organization committed to providing mental health services to the community for 75 years. Our mission is to empower individuals to overcome behavioral health challenges and lead fulfilling lives. We operate outpatient programs and community-based programs for all ages focused on delivering accessible and compassionate care to diverse populations.

Schedule:

  • Full-time, 37.5 hours/week with flexible scheduling to support consumers’ needs. 

Benefits** 

  • Health Care (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • No Cost Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • Ancillary Benefit Options
  • Paid Time off (accrued starting at 27 days- vacation & sick time), 7 standard holidays plus up to 2 floating holidays- initial based on hire date- additional days added through years of service
  • Expanded Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Travel Assistance Services
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Recognized employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Referral Bonus

** Eligibility Requirements may apply

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct initial assessments and enrollment into the program including a detailed history and provide education about the program and the goals and expectations of treatment. 
  • Conduct, collect, and review bio-psychosocial assessments of consumers, including completion of formal assessment tools and outcome measures. 
  • Serve as a consultant to consumers, family, behavioral health, primary care, and other medical offices in the community. 
  • Coordinate and facilitate communication between the consumer, primary care physician, and psychiatrist. 
  • Familiarity with a variety of wellness and preventive care programs such as smoking cessation, nutrition, etc. 
  • Monitor consumers (in person or by phone) for changes in the severity of symptoms and medication side effects. Encourage discussion of any changes with appropriate medical personnel. 
  • Familiarity with Motivational Interviewing and brief intervention. 
  • Foster cooperative relationships among the diverse professional disciplines within the program and community. 
  • Complete documentation of all contacts in the Electronic Medical Record. 
  • Support and actively engage in consumer-driven recovery efforts, contributing to treatment team meetings and assisting in developing integrated care plans. 
  • Attend all necessary trainings and weekly/monthly supervision and team meetings. 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field is required.
  • Preferred experience in mental health, demonstrating comprehensive knowledge for providing integrated care.
  • Must be able to work independently and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated experience working in collaborative care models, with experience in health and wellness/preventive care programs.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and capability in serving individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Basic proficiency in MS Word and typing skills.
  • Willingness to pursue various certificate and competency courses post-employment (e.g., Primary Care Behavioral Health, Co-occurring Competency Training, Webinars, etc.).

Clearances

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective new employees/contractors must provide originals for photocopy of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check, and PA Child Abuse Clearance before commencing the offered position.

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Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Case Manager

Job Overview:

Positions available in both our Norristown and Abington locations. A case manager provides flexible, community-based services that are designed to promote the empowerment, recovery, and community integration of adults and/or Children with behavioral health challenges. Using a person-centered approach, the case manager helps the individual navigate across systems, gain access to behavioral health services, and coordinate with community and natural supports as identified on their goal plan.

About us

Central is a dedicated nonprofit organization committed to providing mental health services to the community for 75 years. Our mission is to empower individuals to overcome behavioral health challenges and lead fulfilling lives. We operate outpatient programs and community-based programs for all ages focused on delivering accessible and compassionate care to diverse populations.

Schedule:

  • Full-time, 37.5 hours/week with flexible scheduling to support consumers’ needs. 
  • Voluntary on-call rotation.

Benefits**

  • Reimbursement for voluntary on-call rotation
  • Paid Time off (accrued starting at 27 days- vacation & sick time), 7 standard holidays plus up to 2 floating holidays- initial based on hire date- additional days added through years of service
  • Expanded Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Travel Assistance Services
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Recognized employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company equipment such as laptops, cell phones, and company vehicle for use during working hours  
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement for approved work-related activities.
  • Health Care (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • No Cost Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • Ancillary Benefit Options
  • Referral Bonus

          ** Eligibility Requirements may apply

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a caseload of no more than 30 in collaboration with the treatment team.
  • Partnering with individuals and/or children and their families to complete ongoing strengths assessment and goal planning.
  • Linking individuals to community resources and to support them in identifying and accessing formal and informal resources independently.
  • Completing documentation and other paperwork in a timely and professional manner as well as to comply with Central’s standards and state licensing requirements
  • Attend Supervision and Team meetings weekly.

Qualifications and Skills:

  1. A Case Manager will have one of the following:
  • A Bachelor’s degree with Major course work in sociology, social work, psychology, criminal justice, counseling.
  • A high school diploma & 12 semester credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, counseling or other social sciences plus 2 years in direct contact with mental health consumers.

2. Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

2. Spanish speaking an plus

3. Ability to work both as part of a team and autonomously.

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective new employees/contractors must provide originals for photocopy of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check, and PA Child Abuse Clearance before commencing the offered position.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider