• Support Care Professionals

    Posted: 08/03/2022

    The mission of Specialized Treatment Facility is to promote and strengthen the mental health and the education of males and females who are experiencing behavioral difficulties in their homes, schools, and communities. Specialized Treatment Facility will enhance the Department of Mental Health mission to a better tomorrow by making a difference in the lives of Mississippi adolescents with mental illness and substance abuse one person at a time.
    This is paraprofessional work to provide care and support for adolescents receiving mental health treatment in a residential setting.  The incumbent will provide supervision and assist residents with performance of daily activities including but not limited to hygiene, physical care, laundry, housekeeping, education, and development of social skills; document resident behavior and progress towards goals; direct and participate in recreational and social activities for residents; accompany residents to activities and programs on and off campus; and model appropriate behavior and communication at all times.

    B Shift 2:00pm-10:30pm and C Shift 10:00pm-6:30am needed!

    Support Care Professional I - Typically requires a High School Diploma or high school equivalency, and 0-1 years of experience, may require Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) designation or Direct Care Training as required by the hiring agency.
    Support Care Professional II - Typically requires a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) designation, High School Diploma or high school equivalency, and 1-2 years of experience.
    Support Care Professional III - Typically requires a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) designation, High School Diploma or high school equivalency, and 2-3 years of experience.