Job Description for Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker

Position Announcement
Position Information
Job Title:
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker
Wage and Salary:
$20.34 per hour
Application review will begin:
May 23, 2023
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

Jefferson County’s Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) program within the Human Services department provides a flexible array of individualized community based psycho-social rehabilitation services for consumers with mental health or substance abuse issues across their lifespan. The goal of the program is to assist the consumer in increasing resilience, reducing the impact that their trauma history, mental health, and/or substance abuse disorder plays in their life, and assisting in their journey of recovery.

The program is in need of a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker to join the team in order to ensure consumer and community safety and placement prevention, as well as, facilitate skill development with children or adults who have mental health and substance abuse issues.

As a compassionate and attentive Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker you will work with consumers in reaching their goals while preventing acute episodes and hospitalization by taking on the following responsibilities:

  • Assists consumerswith locating and securing long and short-term housing options to reduce and eliminate homelessness in Jefferson County. 
  • Establishes plans to increase consumer independence and achieve success, mentoring and educating consumers in developing independent living skills and values.   Assists consumers in reinforcing and practicing skills and values.
  • Interviews consumers to gather personal, family, employment, education and social data. Identifies needs and establishes goals.
  • Provides peer-to-peer support to assist service facilitators and supervisors in assessing consumers in treatment; provides service planning and review goals. 
  • Assists in coordinating groups and needed services and provides appropriate referrals to available resources including legal, academic, medical, housing, community outreach programs, and multi-disciplinary county programs.
  • Variety of other tasks needed, as stated in the posted job description

Starting wage: $20.34/hour

Hours: 40 hours/week

Benefits: Eligible for our excellent benefits package with details at the below link:


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, or Social Sciences and one-year experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, or Social Sciences degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Applicants with previous or current Peer Support Specialist experience encouraged to apply

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled, however, initial screening of applicants will begin May 23, 2023.

Application and position details are available at or

Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI  53549.

Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer