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The Mental Health Technician - on-call/prn position is open:

Mental Health Technician - on-call/prn

Responsibilities
On-going recruitment. 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. Duties include 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, must be 18 years of age or older, be able to pass a KBI security check, Pre-employment background screening, pre-employment drug screening, and an SRS Child and Adult Abuse Registry check, complete internal Attendant Care training with Valeo Behavioral Health Care, and must have reliable transportation. This position requires knowledge of basic computer skills.Valeo offers an incentive for bilingual applicants.

Hours
Current openings in Evening, Night, and Weekend shifts.

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

E-Mail: Randi McCurry

Phone: 785-273-2252

Fax: 785-273-7489

Location: Topeka, KS