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Caring Connections for Special Needs Mentor - Direct Support Professional (BHT or BHPP) in Sierra Vista, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Caring Connections for Special Needs (CCSN) is a family run organization providing respite and support services to children with behavioral health and special needs. Our Mentors (BHT/BHPP) work directly with children and families, both individually and in groups, to compassionately provide support services. For more information about us, please visit our website: *Mentor- Direct Support Professional (BHT or BHPP) Overview of Role and Responsibilities:* * Provides direct services to members and families to meet the identified needs; including skill-building, family support, respite care and other related services * Provides individual and group services and documents all services * Assists children to meet their needs in accordance with treatment plan * Provides families with information and referral assistance * Drives company vehicle as assigned or needed * Maintains coordination of care with member's treatment team * Maintains professional relationships with all agencies in our community in order to assist in coordinating outside resources for members and their families *Required qualifications:* * Personal or Lived Experience preferred * High School Diploma or equivalent * Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers * Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook) * Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines; while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service * Ability to work independently and carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines and standard accepted practices * Valid Arizona Driver's License * Clean driving record * Must maintain current/valid/restriction free Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card * Must have a current certification in Child/Infant CPR/First Aid * Reliable transportation to get to and from the assigned work setting and potentially transport members *This position requires availability to work afternoon, evening, and weekend hours.* *We will only consider applicants who currently have a valid Fingerprint Clearance Card or have already applied for their card.*