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Mental Health Rehabilitation Worker 480001

January 17, 2013 - February 03, 2013
Location:Apple Valley/Burnsville, MN
Employment Type:Full Time

A Dakota County Adult Foster Care program is seeking a full-time Mental Health Rehabilitation Worker (480001). Adult Foster Care in Dakota County (Colonial House, Foliage House, McAndrews House, River Hills House) is a 4-bed, Rule 203 licensed program for people with serious and persistent mental illness. We provide a safe environment that helps individuals become more self-sufficient. Colonial House, Foliage House, McAndrews House, and River Hills House serve adults (18+) who are identified by Dakota County Mental Health as a candidate for Adult Foster Care. All potential residents must be CADI/TBI waiver eligible.

The typical schedule for this position will be: Sunday – Thursday, 12:00am – 8:30am


The Mental Health Rehabilitation Worker will:

  • Provide awake, overnight support and supervision of clients living within the program
  • Assist clients with problem solving and daily concerns
  • Participate in independent living skills supervision and education
  • Support recreational activities and medication management
  • Log observable behaviors and document progress
  • Contribute to basic house maintenance, cleaning and record keeping


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED

  • Associate’s degree in behavioral science or human services
  • Registered Nurse
  • Final semester of Bachlor’s degree in behavioral science field
  • Within the previous ten years has:
    • Two years of personal life experience with serious and persistent mental illness
    • Two years life experience as primary care giver to an adult with a serious mental illness or traumatic brain injury
    • 2000 hours of supervised paid work experience in the delivery of mental health services to adults with a serious mental illness or traumatic brain injury

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