Crisis Co-Responder

Crisis Co-Responder

Responsibilities

The primary function of the Crisis Co-Responder is to collaborate and work directly with Shawnee County Law Enforcement agencies. The program is designed to provide crisis mental health interventions in the community in conjunction with Law Enforcement personnel. The Co-Responder is an employee of Valeo BHC, but will have office space at the Law Enforcement Center. Assigned duties will occur primarily in the community.


Job Requirements

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field or a Master’s in a human Services field with licensing as a Psychologist (LMLP or LCP), Counseling (LPC, LCPC), or Social Work (LMSW, LSCSW, or LSW) is preferred. Experience with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or chemical dependency, and experience working with individuals who are homeless. In addition, the individual must be able to pass a criminal history check and KDADS Child and Adult Abuse Registry check. Must have reliable transportation with auto insurance required. This position requires knowledge of basic computer skills. Must be able to complete required WSU online trainings and program trainings. This position requires excellent organizational skills; the ability to be responsible and work independently; the ability to maintain flexibility and dependability in work schedule; positive interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must be able to perform day-to-day physical requirements of the position, including but not limited to- 20% of scheduled time; data entry, answering the phone and computer work, 80% of scheduled time; ability to lift up to 50 pounds, frequently moving around the building and community, as well as repetitive moving, carrying and lifting as the job demands.

 

Salary Range

$19.82 – $22.59 – $25.93

 

Hours

 F/T  1st shift  Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

 P/T  PRN/On-Call  Saturday 10am – 11pm

                                              and/or

                                   Sunday  10am – 11pm

 

How to Apply

Please submit resume or completed application to:

Human Resources

5401 SW 7th St.

Topeka, KS 66606

OR

Apply Online

Phone: (785) 273-2252

Fax: (785) 273-7489
Email: apply@valeotopeka.org

Resumes and/or applications are accepted by mail or fax.
Disclosure and Authorization Form – Please Complete
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