Mobile Response Specialist (WPB)

Delray Beach, FL
Full Time

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.


Perform emergency evaluations and provide disposition of individuals requesting Center Services and/or crisis in the community.


  • Provide crisis intervention to individuals located in the community
  • Assess all individuals requesting emergency services
  • Respond to crisis situations, conduct risk assessments, and complete safety planning with individuals in crisis.
  • Provide in-home services, therapeutic services with an interview approach
  • Have the knowledge and ability to interpret Baker and Marchman Acts
  • Work closely with other team members in the treatment process, ensuring coordination of services is taken to meet the client needs, and coordinate appropriate discharge planning
  • Maintain record and/or log of all mobile crisis assessments and community contracts by phone and face to face interactions


  • Knowledge and ability to interpret the Baker and Marchman Act, Abuse and confidentiality laws
  • Must have leadership and organizational skills
  • Advanced crisis counseling and intervention skills
  • Advanced counseling and assessments skills
  • Ability to write assessments in a clear and concise format
  • Ability to write/compose correspondence, policies, etc.
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with staff, clients and families
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Basic data PC skills (Microsoft Office Applications)


SCMHC offers a competitive salary and benefits package for full-time employees. PRN/ Part Time (No Benefits).

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Sciences, Social Work, or related field. (Required)


  • Two (2) years experience in the delivery of crisis behavioral health services


  • Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Sciences, Social Work, or related field


  • Must have a knowledge of evaluation, assessment and crisis intervention techniques
  • Proven demonstration of emotional/psychological resilience in trauma/mental health situations
  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Valid FL driver’s license

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Salary: $22.00 - $25.00 per hour


  • 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

COVID-19 considerations:

To follow CDC's recommendations by using a facemask and keep the distance at all times. To protect yourself and others is crucial for our health care workers, clients and other people that visit our facility.

Work Location: In person


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