Full-Time Recovery Worker

High Plains Mental Health Center has a full-time recovery worker position available at our Westside Alternative School location in Hays. The recovery worker provides attendant care, psychosocial rehabilitation and other rehabilitation services as assigned to adults with severe and persistent mental illness or children and adolescents who have severe emotional disturbances or other assigned patients requiring services. These services are intensive, consumer-centered, goal-directed services provided on a face-to-face basis in community settings. They also provide transportation services as assigned. 


Applicants must be at least 18 years old, and if providing services to a consumer who is under the age of 18, must be at least three years older than the consumer. Applicants must possess demonstrated interpersonal skills, ability to work with people with severe and persistent mental illness and/or severe emotional disturbance and the ability to react effectively in a wide variety of human service situations. The position requires certification of completion of state-approved standardized basic training program, according to curriculum approved by the Division of Health Care Policy. Must have reliable transportation.


Applicant should possess a valid Kansas driver’s license and a good driving record with no alcohol-related incidents within the last five years. Must be able to successfully pass an intensive background check including KBI, SRS Child/Adult abuse check and a drug and alcohol screen. Our patients are our No. 1 concern, and we are here to exceed their expectations by providing excellent clinical care and premier service. If you share these goals, we encourage you to contact us to learn more about our opening. High Plains Mental Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Interested applicants should send their resume, three professional references and a letter of interest to Mark Dinkel, 208 E. 7th St., Hays, KS 67601. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.