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Req. No. REF813M
Mental Health Specialist
Sauk Rapids, MN
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$2,000 Sign on Bonus!

Hourly Rate: $18 an hour

Available Shifts: Days, Evenings, Overnights both full time and part time

Do you want to help others by using your experience or education in mental health or behavioral health? Do you want opportunity for advancement in the mental health field? Come work with a dynamic Acute Behavioral Support team in our Sauk Rapids programs serving 1 to 2 people who have intensive and interfering mental health needs. Candidates will have the opportunity to create lasting positive impacts on people's lives through  coaching, redirecting, mentoring, and encouraging others to reach their goal. Current opportunities available include full-time evenings, awake overnights and asleep overnights.  Part-time days, evenings and overnights.  Shift times are 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am, all positions include working weekends.

Working as a mental health specialist, you will be able to assist individuals in a residential setting with intensive and interfering mental health needs by providing positive behavioral support and individualized planning. You will be a part of a team, providing support to individuals with a variety of activities, including daily living skills, money management, appointments, community integration and following their support plans. Acute Behavioral Services utilize a person-centered approach to creating a program that focuses on supporting a person to reach their goals, while still considering the safety of the individual, staff, and the community.  Ideal candidates will have a desire to create lasting positive impacts on people's lives and enjoy coaching, mentoring, and encouraging others to reach their goals. Desired candidates must be able to remain calm, resilient and positive during times of verbal and physical aggressive behaviors.  In this program we provide support to both adolescents and adults with diagnoses including but not limited to: Autism, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), Borderline Personality Disorder, Mood Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder.



  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • $2,000 Sign on bonus, hourly wage start at $18 an hour
  • 3 years of experience working with mental illness and/or related education
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record
  • Current auto liability insurance
  • Reliable transportation
  • Acceptable criminal record


Additional Information


  • Flexible schedules including day, evening and overnight shifts available!!
  • 401(k) plan available
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • $2,000 sign on bonus, hourly wage starts at $18 an hour!

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer who provides a work environment that is filled with opportunities for personal challenges and rewards. In addition to competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities for growth, we also provide you the chance to make a daily difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

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