Job Description

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Community Behavioral Health Specialist/BHT

AZ-Phoenix- The Link Permanent Supported Housing Program

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 Paid Time Off (PTO) includes 3 weeks of time-off your 1st year (available after 6 months) and increased vacation accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offer 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, vision, licensure/certification reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, 100% paid Employee Assistance Program, and much more!

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 seven hundred employees, and 40 years’ experience.

The In-Home team works in the community as a fully mobile team! Position would include help with housing and neighborhood issues working integrative case with community-based medical staff, support for vocational rehabilitation assistance in finding non-service-based community support systems, and work performed from a "well-care" model that promotes resilience.

We are currently looking for self-motivated Community Behavioral Health Specialist/Behavioral Health Technician for our The Link: Integrated Home Support program!

Schedule is Monday -Friday


As a Community Behavioral Health Specialist/BHT, you will have the opportunity to work independently with consumers in their home and assist with community integration. Provide screening, assessment, treatment planning, life skills, pre-vocational training, case management, crisis intervention, individual and/or group counseling services to seriously mentally ill consumers in a residential and/or an inpatient crisis environment. Contribute to and create a recovery-based environment. All Community Behavioral Health Specialist/BHT are required to meet 62% - 65% productivity each month.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Academic & working knowledge of DSM IV, community resources, clinical methods and procedures and application of the same.
  • Residential experience, knowledge of psychotropic medications.

Minimum requirements:

  • 21-year age
  • Associate’s degree and two years of full-time behavioral health experience. An equivalent combination of  education and experience directly related to behavioral health totaling five years is acceptable.
  • behavioral health experience preferred. Valid AZ driver's license and MVR clearance is required.
  • The Community Behavioral Health Specialist/BHT must be able to drive a company vehicle to transport clients and also be willing to drive their own vehicle.
  • AZ fingerprint card will be required for this position.
  • Basic knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to perform duties with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to function as a team member.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor


  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Human Services, Counseling and Psychology plus one year of experience.

Application Instructions

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