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Western Montana Mental Health Center Residential Care Worker in Missoula, Montana

Wednesday through Sunday


Western Montana Mental Health Center is Montana's largest community mental health center with a mission-driven purpose of serving our communities. We serve well over 15,000 clients per year with almost 600 staff in 17 counties. We offer a broad continuum of care from community-based services to outpatient services to inpatient addiction recovery services. We believe in supporting our staff members in their work/life balance by providing flexible and personalized use of PTO. Western operates as a not-for-profit, public purpose corporation (501) (c)(3).


  • Generous PTO – Full-time employees eligible upon hire to accrue PTO

  • Low Cost Health Insurance with three available health plans

  • HSA Match for qualifying plans and full-time employees

  • EAP

  • Payroll Stipend in lieu of medical and HSA contribution for qualifying employees

  • Tuition Financial Assistance for qualifying clinical roles


    Under direct supervision, position provides support to the residents of Group Home and the clients of Crisis House in need of 24-hour care. Assists staff to implement residents’ treatment plans.


  • Provide independent living skills training (e.g. self-care; money management; housekeeping; meal planning; foodpreparation and storage; shopping) to adults with SDMI.

  • Monitor consumer self-administration of medications

  • Assure safety of residents and clients

  • Accompany clients to physical and mental health care appointments as requested by case manager

  • Assist with development of work-readiness and pre-vocational skills (e.g. job coaching, accompany clients tovolunteer opportunities)

  • Teach and encourage community adjustment (e.g. ability to use community resources such as stores, professionalservices, recreational facilities, government agencies)

  • Provide opportunities to improve interpersonal and socialization skills, including recreational and leisureactivities

  • Perform some cleaning of residential facility

  • Perform chores necessary to assure that the residence remains clean and orderly during shift

  • Document consumer status and services provided

  • Complete paperwork consistent with agency policy and with the direction of the program manager

  • Arrive on time and participating in all required agency meetings and trainings

  • Treat coworkers, clients and community contacts with respect and professionalism

  • Comply with applicable state and federal laws, rules and agency standards;

  • Provide transportation to consumers in personal vehicle as needed

  • Maintain appropriate personal and professional boundaries with clients, families, and co-workers

  • Additional duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • One year of progressively responsible work experience in a mental health setting


  • Completion of CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention), First Aid, CPR training required

  • Ability to pass background check and driver’s license check upon offer of employment.

  • Provide proof of auto liability insurance coverage per Western’s policies.

  • Driver’s License with good driving record if required to transport clients while on work

  • High school diploma or equivalent