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Mental Health Support Specialist

companyComhar Inc.
locationPhiladelphia, PA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job DescriptionDescription:

Mental Health Support Specialist

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm (Tuesdays-Remote work)

Pay Rate: $18.00 per hour

At COMHAR, it's our mission to provide health and human services that empower individuals, families and communities to live healthier, self-determined lives. COMHAR's Open Door Clubhouse is an employment-based psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery program for adults based upon the acclaimed Fountain House Model. Beyond the Open Door Clubhouse, contacts are developed and maintained with other member clubhouses in the Pennsylvania Clubhouse Coalition, as well as the ICCD Clubhouse membership at large. Services provided to the membership are coordinated with other COMHAR, Inc. and/ or other Mental Health Agencies in Philadelphia; Clubhouse staffs are to facilitate these services in meeting the needs of the members.

COMHAR is now looking for a Generalist Support Staff who will be responsible to assist Clubhouse members in the achievement of their goals in living, learning, working, and recreating in the community, while working to achieve their highest level of independence.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Encourage member involvement in carrying out the Work Ordered Day WOD
  • Provides support and assistance to members as needed
  • Serves as Placement Manager (Job Coach) for members working transitional employment
  • Participates in the Clubhouse Social/ Recreational program as scheduled (some Saturdays)
  • Maintains health and safety standards as required by the Clubhouse and regulating agencies
  • Ensures safety of members, and security of Clubhouse property and equipment
  • Participates in and complete all mandatory in-services annually
  • Keeps supervisor informed of all potential problematic situations/ concerns/ issues


Educational Requirements:

  • An Associate's Degree in Human Services or other related field


  • High School Diploma or equivalent with 2 years of experience working in the mental health field

Other Requirements

  • A valid driver's license (some driving required)
  • Completion of a 12-hour orientation on psych rehab/ Clubhouse Model offered by certified trainers to be completed within one year of hire
  • Experience working in the mental health field in a Clubhouse or Psych Rehab Program preferred

**Effective October 15, 2021, all employees/contractors/interns/volunteers are required to provide our office with proof of COVID vaccination.**

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace. COMHAR, Inc. is a not-for-profit community based health and human service organization founded in 1975. We do not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, past or present receipt of disability-related services or supports, marital status, veteran status, or any other class of persons protected by federal, state or local law.


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