Mental Health Instructor

Job Description

Candeo is accepting applications for Mental Health Instructors. Hours may vary but must be flexible and available to work nights and weekends. We provide services for all of Polk County and traveling is required.


This person will report directly to the Service Coordinator, the Instructor provides direct instruction to CANDEO clients. 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 Service Coordinator as needed.

Qualifications include:

  • Associate’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • One year experience working with individuals with mental health disabilities required

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Preferred experience with Mental Health Diagnoses

  • 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.

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


Job Snapshot

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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