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The University of Alabama Mental Health/Care Worker - Expression of Interest - 511067 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Mental Health/Care Worker - Expression of Interest - 511067

Job no:511067

Work type:Contingent / On-Call (No benefits), Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible), Regular Part-time (Benefits eligible)


Categories:Health Care / Social Services

Pay Grade/Pay Range:Based on Qualifications


Normal Work Schedule:Varies by Department

Expression of Interest Notice:An Expression of Interest is utilized to create a pool of top talent for future job openings. Your Expression of Interest notifies The University of Alabama that you may be interested in this type of role, should a position become available. Submitting your resume to an Expression of Interest does not constitute applying to an open/available position or receiving an offer of employment. Individuals will be required to apply to open positions as they become available.

Job Summary:Primarily responsible for safety, care, and supervision of youth. Works closely with program staff to maintain and promote safety in the therapeutic environment. This position is also expected to understand and implement the client treatment plan for each client under his/her care.

Required Minimum Qualifications:High school diploma or equivalent and some therapeutic, rehabilitative or behavior management experience or Bachelor’s degree or higher in social work, counseling, psychology, human development and family studies, criminal justice, nursing or education. Must be able to work outside of normal hours, which may include nights and/or weekends, and be available for travel within the state of Alabama. Applicant must demonstrate use of sound judgment and ability to remain calm during a crisis. Must be able to perform physical crisis intervention techniques, including, but not limited to, restraint of students using Control Tactics methods. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Background Investigation Statement:Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity:The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law"">Poster

Advertised:22 May 2020Central Daylight Time

Applications close:31 Dec 2020Central Standard Time