Mental Health Assistant - Full Time - IMANI, Camden, NJ


***500 Sign on Bonus***  Center for Family Services is offering all new hires a $500 bonus!   The bonus will be paid in two installments.  The signing bonus is taxable, and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld.

Center For Family Services is seeking a motivated and compassionate individual for the Mental Health Assistant Position within its IMANI Partial Care Program. IMANI is a structured program designed to support and encourage youth and ages 13-17 experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges and their families and prevent out of home placement. The Mental Health Assistant is a key member of the program's team and provides support for adolescents in a mental health partial care setting. 

Location: Camden, NJ 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with Program Activities and Groups
  • Activities to address daily living skills
  • Recreational and socialization activities and family services such as referral, advocacy and service linkage
  • Participating in case conferences
  • Assist youth directly to address self-care needs
  • Providing support to auxiliary staff, student interns and volunteers
  • Assisting in the development of staff orientation programs
  • Maintaining clinical documentation

Requirements

  • High School Diploma required
  • Some College preferred
  • 2 years experience working with adolescents (2 years adolescent and mental health experience preferred)
  • Current driver's license with a good driving record of at least three years 
  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.