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Burrell Behavioral Health Community Support Specialist (Youth) in Columbia, Missouri

Looking to feed your desire to give to your community and support those who need a helping hand? Look no further! Not only is Burrell growing the amount of its resources, services, and facilities to assist as many communities as possible, it also provides plenty of opportunity for growth in your current field and the freedom to explore others. Our culture and our environment are unlike any other. We offer highly-competitive pay and a full range of top-notch full-time employee benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Retirement Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Description:


What you’ll get to do as a Community Support Specialist:

  • Work independently to provide services in the clients’ homes and other community settings unless otherwise specified by the treatment plan.

  • Encourage and promote recovery efforts, consumer independence, self care and responsibility.

  • Participate in the ongoing development -of specific individual treatment/rehabilitation plans for each client on his/her caseload.

  • Provide individual assistance to clients in accessing a variety of public services including financial and medical assistance and housing, including on an emergency basis.

  • Use advanced knowledge of psychological concepts, evidenced based interventions and coordinating delivery of mental health services with other services provided by practitioners and community partners.

  • Make ongoing assessments of the status of all clients on his/her caseload including personal strengths, progress, problems and needs.

  • Provide individual assistance to clients in adhering to prescribed medication regimen.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or other related human service specialized fields of study. OR...

  • Bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field and two years of related work experience. OR...

  • Combination of four years or more of advanced education and two years of related work experience.

  • An Associate of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support from an approved institution will also fulfill the educational requirements. Alternatively, four years’ work experience in a related field may substitute for educational requirements.

What we offer: Great pay, great schedule, great benefits, and an amazing culture of inclusiveness and positivity. Burrell’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our content and across all of our agency. Diversity is more than a commitment at Burrell—it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.

Burrell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Burrell Behavioral Health is the recognized leader in Community Mental Health. Founded in 1977, our network of providers, therapists, case managers, and direct support staff serve more than 45,000 clients across 25 counties in Missouri and Arkansas. We provide comprehensive care for behavioral health clients of all ages, helping them to improve their lives through our wide-ranging continuum of care.

“We believe that the conversation about behavioral health is paramount. There are few conversations facing our communities more critical than behavioral health. As the conversation evolves, Burrell is committed to being a leader in this post-stigma world.”

-C.J. Davis, President & CEO, Burrell Behavioral Health