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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CONSUMER SERVICES ASSISTANT 2 - Minimum Qualifications Waived
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $31,695.84 to  $45,184.32  PAY GRADE: 20
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Public and Behavioral Health
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 10.341
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 47395
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 05/10/2024
Close Date: 05/24/2024
Recruiter:
   SONJA GRASS
   Phone: (775)684-0106
   Email: SonjaGrass@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 6 Days 20 Hrs 11 Mins
The Position
Consumer Services Assistants assist professional staff by performing advocacy and service improvement activities on behalf of clients in mental health service agencies.
PER EXECUTIVE ORDER 2023-11, ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN WAIVED FOR THIS POSITION UNTIL JUNE 30TH, 2024. Please refer to the link for more information: https://gov.nv.gov/Newsroom/ExecOrders/Executive-Orders/ Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The Position Consumer Services Assistants assist professional staff by performing advocacy and service improvement activities on behalf of clients in mental health service agencies. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. We are looking to fill a full-time positions that is located with Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (NNAMHS) in Sparks. Consumer Services Assistants (CSAs) are adults with a mental illness who are employed to provide advocacy, peer support, and modeling of recovery-oriented behaviors for clients at NNAMHS. These positions will work inpatient and outpatient based on agency need. CSA's provide several supportive services at NNAMHS by assisting with client activities, conducting meet and greet sessions with new admission to the inpatient hospital, and facilitating peer specialist related group and individual sessions. CSAs act as peer advocates; model positive behaviors; and provide the powerful affirmation that recovery is possible. The best candidates will be team players with a positive attitude and willingness to share their own recovery success with NNAMHS clients. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Ability to read and write standard business correspondence and one year of mental health consumer advocacy experience, six months of which included working for a mental health service delivery system which included monitoring and reporting to professional staff on client progress, providing client perspective to service providers, and providing peer support such as assisting clients to present complaints and resolve problems, complete forms, and adjust to changes in levels of care; OR six months experience as a Consumer Services Assistant I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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