Mental Health Instructor

Job Description

Mental Health Instructors

Mental Health Instructor: This person will report directly to the Habilitation Coordinator, the Instructor provides direct instruction to CANDEO clients with Mental Health disabilities. This person will support our clients to achieve their personal goals and will function independently assuring that clients receive the highest quality services possible.  Direction and guidance are available from the Habilitation Coordinator as needed.

Mental Health Instructors support our clients with independent living skills such as cooking, cleaning, getting out into the community, and utilizing coping skills! FULL-TIME, PART-TIME, AND CASUAL OPPORTUNITITIES AVAILABLE!




Enjoy a great work-life balance with our new set schedules!


Work schedules will be within AM (6am-2pm), PM (2PM-10PM), and Overnight (9pm-8:30am) shift time periods.


Qualifications include:

  • Associate’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Rehabilitation or related field, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • One year experience with Mental Health Diagnoses required

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to encourage client to access community resources

  • Excellent teaching and motivation skills

  • Good communication skills at all levels, including clients, parents, and staff

  • Ability to develop rapport and trust with client

Job Requirements

Must have a good driving record, reliable vehicle, auto insurance, and must pass all criminal and registry background checks.

All applicants must be able to pass a background check including a criminal history check and checks of the Sex Offender and Dependent Adult and Child Abuse Registries. All applicants must possess a good driving record, a working vehicle and auto insurance.

All applicants will be required to attend 5 consecutive, full days of training prior to working at Candeo. The trainings begin on a Monday and end on a Friday.

To apply complete our online application at:

Candeo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.


Job Snapshot

Base Pay $11.75 - $15.25 /Hour
Other Pay Full benefits package with full-time
Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services, Health Care
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Not for Profit - Charitable, Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Up to 25%
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Mental Health Instructor

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