Skills Coach Coastline (Coastline Services, Coos Bay)

Tuesday, Jul 25th 2017

Do you enjoy working with youth? Come join a Kairos team that's making a difference every day for at-risk youth with mental health challenges by instilling hope and teaching new life skills. Kairos is looking for a full-time Community/Mobile Crisis Unit Skills Coach to join our collaborative team of dedicated individuals that provide intensive treatment services for youth who are struggling with emotional and behavioral problems related to trauma, loss/grief, and other mental health issues.

The Community/Mobile Crisis Unit Skills Coach will be working with at-risk emotionally and behaviorally challenged youth in various treatment environments including home and community. Will be working with youth and their families teaching new skills to facilitate the development of appropriate behaviors, self-expression and social interaction plus teaching, modeling and coaching life skills. Will work as part of a Care Team in assessing the needs of the youth and in the coordination of services.

Regular work schedule is M-F (8:30AM- 5PM) with additional once/month Mobile Crisis Unit on-call rotation schedule for the following hours: M-F 5-11pm and Sat-Sun 3-11pm. Individual will place priority on intervention and stabilization of youth and families within their communities as part of the Mobile Crisis team. Will provide education and support for youth/families/caregivers and will assist in making appropriate referrals to their professionals and resources in the community based on youth/family needs. Will help develop BSP and follow-up plan in partnership with youth and family. Will record and document observations regarding youth's behavior and individual progress toward identified goals in a timely manner using a variety of computer software. Work shifts include occasional evening and weekends appointments depending on families' schedule needs.

This position is located in NORTH BEND, Oregon which is adjacent to Coos Bay, OR on the Oregon coastline off Hwy. 101.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Baccalaureate degree in Psychology, Sociology or Human Services related field or Associates degree plus one year experience in a related field; preferably Psychiatric residential treatment or group care with adolescents or children or similar setting or High School diploma plus a combination of three years' work experience, education, or training in a related field, preferably in Psychiatric residential treatment or group care with adolescents or children. Provide proof of current, valid Oregon driver's license (or if out-of-state will obtain Oregon license within 30 days), comprehensive automobile insurance (if applicable) and a safe driving record (minimum of 3 yrs.) to use company or personal vehicle for required duties.

QMHA preferred (a combination of either 3 years' related work experience and/or education) and previous work at non-profit, out-patient, community setting and/or with treatment foster care, in-home support services, trauma-informed care, family-driven and youth guided practice preferred.

Kairos is non-profit mental health agency that provides a variety of psychiatric services to children and young adults struggling with trauma and other mental health issues in various locations throughout Oregon for over 39 years. Known state-wide and nationally for innovation, quality, and accountability in its provision of services, Kairos commits itself to continuous learning and grounding of evidence based treatment models and emerging best practices in mental health through partnerships and training opportunities with leaders in the mental health field. Accredited by The Joint Commission since 1984, licensed by the Oregon Health Authority Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight and certified by the Oregon Health Authority Addictions and Mental Health Division.

Kairos offers competitive wages and generous benefit packages including 2.4 weeks paid time-off (PTO) +1 week of paid sick-time the first year of employment, +health, vision and dental insurance, agency qualified for federal student loan repayment program and also generous 401k with employer matching. Additionally, Kairos recognizes staff by providing innovative, dynamic training and internal growth opportunities. Compensation: $11.62-$16.12/hr. DOE

To apply: Send Kairos employment application available at with resume and cover letter by email to - or fax to (541) 956-5463. Background and Medicaid fraud check, valid driver's license with 3 yrs. min. driving experience with safe driving record required. Apply TODAY to join the Kairos team and attend the next scheduled orientation date!

◊◊◊◊◊ Mission Statement ◊◊◊◊◊
We collaborate with young people, families, and communities to provide intensive mental health services and supports, promote mental wellness, and instill hope.

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A region of communities that understands and values mental and emotional wellness, in which all youth and their families have appropriate support and care.