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This bulletin supersedes any previous listings that have circulated. Some positions have already met the minimum posting requirement and are being held open on a day-to-day basis. It is our policy to interview only those applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the job or those whom the agency determines to be the best qualified.

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(806) 293-2636

Development Specialist/ #0551                                                                          Salary Range: $14.60 hr - $16.75 hr
Department: Rural Counties Initiatives (RCI)
Location: 631 Broadway


• Must have Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must be able to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds
• Must have valid TX driver’s license and be insurable

Job Purpose:

• Responsible for promoting the System of Care values using various strategies to educate and engage agencies, schools, civic groups and faith communities
• Responsible for planning and conducting trainings and outreach activities that promote wellness, resiliency and recovery
• Responsible for developing and using various approaches to assist in reducing the stigma associated with mental health and substance use challenges

Posted: 06/01/18

"Our mission is to improve the quality of life for persons with mental illness, mental retardation and chemical dependency, and their families, by providing cost-effective services and resources which support individual choices and promotes lives of dignity and independence."

"Our vision is to courteously and professionally provide help, hope and support to people served, in partnership with their families and communities."

Applications will be accepted Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

As per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees are required to provide documents that provide proof of employment authorization and identity, (i.e., Social Security card, driver's license, etc.). Alternate documents may be provided as per regulations.

Convictions related to any sexual offenses, drug-related offenses, murder, theft, assault, battery, or any crime involving personal injury or threat to another person may make you ineligible for employment in positions with direct contact with individuals served by Central Plains Center. All prospective employees will have a criminal records check completed to determine suitability for employment. Falsification of an application for employment is grounds for dismissal, if employed.

A revoked status listing in the Nurse Aide Registry or an unemployable status listing in the Employee Misconduct Registry will make you ineligible for employment at the Center.

Central Plains Center is an equal opportunity employer and has a commitment to the principle of diversity. We welcome applications from all individuals. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All positions require a period of orientation and training, which is a condition of employment. Employees need to be available to attend all sessions at the scheduled times.

** Indicates this position will be posted In-House Only. Current Center employees may apply only.


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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Central Plains Center

2700 Yonkers
Plainview, TX, 79072

  (806) 293-2636