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Burrell Behavioral Health Developmental Support Specialist (PT - Saturday 12PM-5PM) in Columbia, Missouri

At Burrell Behavioral Health, we have cultivated a positive and welcoming dynamic among our staff. Our culture of inclusion and transparency builds a team and working environment where individuals can succeed professionally and personally. As a Burrell Behavioral Health team member you can expect to contribute to incredible, life changing improvements in the lives of others, and to have a direct impact on the achievement of a very meaningful mission. Our industry is at the beginning of a transformational shift and we intend to lead it.

Wage: $11.00 an hour.

What you’ll get to do

Assist with activities of daily living

Provide assistance and instruction with cooking, personal care, house cleaning and laundry.

Teach a variety of skills needed to be part of a community, such as using public transportation, making and keeping medical appointments, and attending social events.

Provide individual support in all areas of life, with the emphasis on community participation and inclusion.

Assist the individual to acquire, improve and retain the self-help, socialization and adaptive skills necessary to reside successfully in the community

Career Planning – Assisting in identifying an individual’s talents, skills, abilities, interests and needs achieving integrated employment.

Assist with soft skills training and work experiences intended to teach personal skills necessary to prepare for employment.

Assisting with business outreach and finding the right employer match for an individual’s unique interests and preferences.

Providing transportation for the individual supported when needed.

Education and Experience: High School diploma/GED. Must have a valid driver’s license, favorable driving record (class E chauffeur's license preferred). Experience in the Human Services field is preferred but not required. Must be 21 years of age.

Where you’ll be working: You’ll be working in the community and in consumers’ homes.

What we offer: 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.

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

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • Student Loan Reimbursement

  • Paid Time Off

  • Long-Term Disability

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

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.

Burell 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