Job Description

Southwest Behavioral 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 are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over one thousand employees, and 40 years’ experience.

Join Southwest Behavioral Health for exceptional growth opportunities driven by our promote-from-within philosophy. We provide an EXCELLENT compensation and benefits package, including immediate participation in our 403(b) program with 40% company match after 1 year of service. Generous PTO includes 2 weeks of vacation your 1st year (available after 6 months) and accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offere low cost medical insurance and offer 100% company-paid dental, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life coverage for employees.Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, sick time, vision, prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, and much more!

We are currently looking for a full time BHT for our Villla Agave program located in South Phoenix. Shift schedule is Sunday through Thursday 11 PM to 7 AM. Villa Agave is a Level II residential facility that provides behavioral interventions in a recovery model community-based residential setting that assists adults in resolving behavioral issues and gaining greater community independence. The average length of stay is 6-12 months and services are provided in a residential facility with 16 beds in 8-2 bedroom shared apartments.

As a BHT , you'll 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 an inpatient crisis environment. Responsible for contributing to and creating a recovery based environment. Performs direct service to residential consumers including individual, group, life skills training, behavior management, and crisis intervention. Develops treatment plans for consumers in conjunction with psychiatrist and/or case managers according to SBH clinical standards. Attend and participate in in-service training sessions and related training opportunities as made available. Provide assessments and crisis intervention. Documents services provided according to SBH standards on a daily basis. Completes all required paperwork in a timely manner. Will be expected to accompany, supervise and assist consumers when asked to do so. Plans and organizes activities. May need to cover evening/weekend hours and be “on-call” as needed. Assist consumers with community integration. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age,
  • an Associate's degree and one years of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting;
  • OR a bachelor's degree (related or non-related) in the behavioral health field plus 6 months of relevant experience in behavioral health.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to behavioral health totaling two years is acceptable.
  • Must have a valid AZ driver's license with 39 month MVR clearance.
  • Experience working with multi-cultural and low socio-economic individuals. General knowledge & aptitude for working independently with adults of mixed ethnic groups.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking preferred

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