Part-Time Psychiatric Direct Support Specialist - State College, Pa

Strawberry Fields State College , PA 16804

Posted 2 months ago

Part-time Psychiatric Direct Support Specialist


State College, PA

Fuel your passion

Make a difference in the lives of others and in your own!

Strawberry Fields is seeking part-time Psychiatric Direct Support Specialists to assist individuals who have a primary mental health diagnosis. As a professional in this position, you will actively and creatively provide emotional support and hands-on personal care while assisting with daily living skills (e.g., money management, medication monitoring, socialization, household management, and vocational development). The successful candidate must be flexible regarding work schedule. Hours will include mainly sleepovers, weekends, holiday shifts and occasional coverage for full-time staff.

This position prefers major course work in a Human Service related field. Experience working with individuals with mental health issues preferred.

One-year commitment required. Starting pay rate is $13.00 per hour.

Join Our Dynamic Team as we Empower Individuals and Enrich Lives!

SFI Employee Benefits:

Paid Training:

CPR and First Aid certification/recertification

Medication Administration

Ongoing Job-related training

Safe Crisis Management

Benefits for all employees:

Annual Training Bonus

Employee Referral Bonus

Opportunities for growth and development

Tuition Reimbursement

Competitive wages

401(k) Plan for eligible employees with 6% match

$1,000 Sign-on Bonus

Interested applicants must complete and submit an online application at

United Way Partner Agency

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • All correspondence regarding application will be via email
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