Mental Health Technician (MHT) - $15/hour

Delray Beach, FL
Full Time
Entry Level

Mental Health Technician ($15/hour)

Come grow with us! South County Mental Health Center, Inc. is a private, non-profit Joint Commission Accredited Behavioral Healthcare provider located in Southeast Palm Beach County, Florida. Situated in the city of Delray Beach, the Center provides a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient care to clients and their families in surrounding communities.


To assist professional staff perform those client care activities which will help stabilize the client’s mental condition

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe on-site supervision of clients
  • Assist clients of daily living (showers, hygiene, and education) and on unit routine
  • Individual and group discussion
  • Address problem behavior as needed through verbal de-escalation techniques
  • Participate in therapeutic recreational activities
  • Record all aspects of observations of clients behaviors
  • Keep neat, written logs on clients activities
  • Assist in complete admission and discharge paperwork
  • Attend clinical and staff meetings
  • May provide transport to clients as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned by senior management


  • Minimum educational experience in High School Diploma or GED
  • Bilingual - Spanish highly desirable
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities
  • High degree of attention to detail, personal initiative and community to quality
  • Excellent proven oral and written communication skills
  • Must be service-minded with professional appearance and attitude
  • Knowledge of 12-step program is preferred
  • Active driver’s license and clean driving record

Benefits for FT Positions:

SCMHC offers a competitive salary and benefits package for full-time employees including:

  • Individual Center Sponsored Health Insurance and Pro-rated Dependent Health Insurance
  • Discounted Dental, Supplemental Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability coverage
  • Company Paid Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • 2 Week Paid Vacation (increases with seniority)
  • 6 Paid sick days per year (increases with seniority)
  • 1 personal day
  • Birthday Bonus
  • 10 Days paid Holiday Leave
  • 401K with 3% employer match


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Psychiatry


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person


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