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The Mental Health Technician position is open:

Mental Health Technician

Responsibilities
The service is targeted to individuals being diverted from a State Hospital. This position involves one-to-one support for mental health clients by assisting them toward maximizing opportunities to become more self sufficient over time in meal preparation, laundry and cleaning, transportation, psychosocial skills, and other personal care needs. The Mental Health Technician will receive training that includes, but is not limited to, an orientation to mental illness, medications, general treatment approaches, attendant care activities, dealing with emergency needs, basic counseling skills, CPR, First Aid, De-escalation, Suicide Assessment, Working with Addicts and Professional Standards and Ethics.

Requirements
High school diploma or GED required. The Mental Health Technician must be reliable, responsible, able to work a flexible and varied schedule and have the ability to interact effectively with others, and to respond appropriately to emergency situations. In addition, the individual must be 18 years of age or older; be able to pass pre-employment background checks and KDADS Adult/Child Abuse registries, completed Attendant Care training with Valeo Behavioral Health Care, and must have reliable transportation. 1 year of experience working with individuals with mental illness required. This position requires knowledge of basic computer skills.

Hours
Only evening, night, and weekend shifts available right now.

To Apply:
Apply in person or submit a cover letter and resume to:
Valeo Behavioral Health Care
Human Resources
5401 SW 7th Street
Topeka, KS 66606
You can fax your cover letter/resume to 785-273-7489.
Or you can email your cover letter/resume to apply@valeotopeka.org
Valeo is an EOE
Valeo gives an incentive for Spanish speaking applicants

Contact: Randi McCurry