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Burrell Behavioral Health Developmental Support Specialist - SIGN-ON BONUS! in Springfield, 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:

DEVELOPMENTAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST$250.00 SIGN ON BONUS!!

Multiple shifts available - including days, evenings, and weekends

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.

DEVELOPMENTAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST

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

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