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)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Health Care / Social Services

Pay Grade/Pay Range: Based on Qualifications


Department/Organization: Varies


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" http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf">Poster</p

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Applications close: Central Standard Time

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Non-Exempt positions are posted a minimum of 3 days. Exempt positions are posted a minimum of 7 days.

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Please email the Human Resources Department at hrsvctr@ua.edu or contact us by phone at (205)-348-7732. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation to participate in any portion of the University's employment process, including completion of the online application process, please contact our office in advance of your participation or visit. 

Equal Opportunity Statement

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 to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Supplemental Links


"EEO is the Law" Poster
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

"Family and Medical Leave Act" 
http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf

"Employee Polygraph Protection Act" 
http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf