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.
This position requires a Master’s student in a human service field or have 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).
Experience with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or chemical dependency, and experience working with individuals who are homeless. Must have reliable transportation with a valid license and auto insurance required. This position requires knowledge of basic computer skills. 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 18 years of age or older and be able to pass pre-employment background checks (including criminal and child/adult abuse registry checks) and drug screen. Must be able to perform the day- to day physical requirements of the position, including sitting for long periods of time, data entry into various computer software programs, frequently moving around the building and community, and ability to lift up to twenty-five pounds.
$24.08 – $29.35 – $35.12
Full Time Monday – Friday 1pm – 9pm
Part Time Saturday 10am – 11pm
Sunday 10am – 11pm
How to Apply
Please submit resume or completed application to:
5401 SW 7th St.
Topeka, KS 66606
Phone: (785) 273-2252
Fax: (785) 273-7489
Resumes and/or applications are accepted by mail or fax.
Disclosure and Authorization Form – Please Complete
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