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Therapeutic Staff Support

Merakey is currently seeking a Therapeutic Support Staff to join our Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services division in Bucks County .
_ABOUT MERAKEY_
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee .
_WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER_
+ The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs
+ Highly competitive compensation plans
+ Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
+ Flexible scheduling
+ Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
+ Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
+ Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees
_POSITION DETAILS_
Therapeutic Support Staff (TSS) workers are responsible for providing one-on-one mental health services to at-risk children and adolescents.
These children generally have an emotional or mental disturbance and may have spent time in an out-of-home treatment facility. TSS workers provide services in schools, in the child's home or in the community.
Responsibilities include:
+ Help the child/adolescent eliminate inappropriate behavior(s)
+ Give one-on-one support to children or adolescents with special learning needs
+ Follow the treatment plan
+ Help the child/adolescent eliminate inappropriate behavior(s)
+ Provide emotional support to the child
+ Assist those responsible for the child in fostering greater independence and socially responsible behavior
+ Encourage social integration and participation in group activities
+ Document/Record data and chart progress of the child/adolescent
+ Work under the clinical supervision of one or more Master's level therapists (BSC/MT)
_APPLY TODAY_
In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at sabina.tobak@merakey.org .
Requisition Number: 30945
_MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!_
Requirements:
+ Bachelor's Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, education, criminal justice, or similar human service field, with no previous work experience; OR
+ Bachelor's Degree in any other field, with the equivalent of at least one year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents; OR
+ Licensed registered nurses, with the equivalent of at least one year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents; OR
+ Associate's Degree, or sixty credits toward a Bachelor's Degree, with the equivalent of at least three years of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents; OR
+ Licensed practical nurses, with the equivalent of at least three years of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children or adolescents
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