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Assessment Center Specialist

Methodist Home For Children
Asheville, NC
  • $38,000 to $44,000 Yearly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
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Job Description
Operated by Methodist Home for Children in partnership with the Department of Public Safety, our assessment center provides a comprehensive juvenile assessment in a residential setting with the goal of matching youth to the most appropriate services in their community. The Center serves Level II offenders between the ages of 10 and 17.


We are actively seeking an Assessment Center Specialist for our Juvenile Crisis & Assessment Center in Asheville, NC.


The primary responsibilities of the Assessment Center Specialist include the coordination of the referral process as well as the admission and discharge planning for the center. This includes receiving direct referrals from consumers, assessing for appropriateness, information gathering, and information sharing. The Specialist will serve as the primary liaison for the families and court services staff for the admission process. The role also includes conducting intakes, completing documentation, data tracking and retrieval, discharge planning, and other tasks related to the assessment process.


Qualified candidates will be at least 21 years old AND possess a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and two years of relevant experience in the human services field. Experience working children age 11-17 is a plus. Qualified candidates will possess a high level of computer literacy, advanced writing and editing skills, and excellent organizational skills. This position requires a valid driver's license, the successful completion of required screenings and trainings, and the ability to complete an unarmed self-defense course required by all staff in the facility.


Paid Holidays: MHC gives full-time employees paid holidays each year.

Vacation Leave: Employees receive generous paid vacation time.

Sick Leave: Employees receive generous sick leave.

Health and Dental Benefits: MHC offers insurance plans, including medical, vision, and dental benefits for individuals and families.

Life Insurance: We provide term life insurance. Supplemental life insurance is available for individual or family coverage.

Workers’ Compensation: This agency-paid benefit covers on-the-job injury.

403B Plan: Employees can contribute to a tax-deferred annuity plan; MHC matches a portion of the contributed funds.

Flexible Spending Plan: MHC provides an optional salary deduction that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for non-covered medical, dental, vision, or child care expenses.

Access to Credit Union Membership: A number of services are available through credit union membership.

Employee Assistance Program: This agency-paid benefit provides easy access to confidential, professional counseling for employees and their families.

Longevity-Based Sabbatical Program: MHC rewards employees who remain with the agency with time off to renew themselves.


Methodist Home For Children

Asheville, NC
28806 USA
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