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Crisis Respite Worker

Center for Human Development, Inc. is seeking a full-time Crisis Respite Worker to provide supervision and support in a CHD operated residential home to assist individuals when they are experiencing a mental health crisis. This worker will provide immediate, short-term interventions until linkages are made with other appropriate services under the direction and supervision of the Crisis Therapist. Must be willing to work after-hours shifts, overnights and weekends. This is a great opportunity to gain experience if you are interested in working in the Mental Health field.

The Requirements
High school graduation or equivalency; AND

One year of employed or volunteer experience working with the client population served by the position; OR

One year of post high-school training in health occupations, behavioral or social sciences; OR

Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the position. 

Must pass a criminal history background check, have a clean UA and be subject to follow-up UAs as defined by CHD policy.

Must possess a valid Oregon Driver’s license and be insurable for client service purposes, travel between business offices, and to attend required meeting and/or trainings. 

The Benefits
Full time position with attractive benefit package that includes paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D insurance, long-term disability insurance, excellent retirement benefit with generous contribution to 401k after orientation, Professional Development Plan, one month paid renewal leave every 7 years, annual employee appreciation picnics and dinners, Mental Health Days, gym discounts, and more.

December 14, 2021

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Center for Human Development, Inc.
2301 Cove Avenue
La Grande, OR 97850
In order to receive government funding, the Center for Human Development, Inc. (CHD) is required by state and county policies to charge for services it provides to the public. However no one will be denied clinical services because of an inability to pay. CHD does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, family status, age or disability. For further information on this policy contact Human Relations, 541-962-8811 or TTY 1-800-735-2900 or 711.

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