Join Our Team as a Recovery Specialist!

Are you looking to make a positive impact on the mental health and well-being of those in our community? High Plains Mental Health Center is seeking a dedicated and passionate individual to join our Community Based Services (CBS) and Community Support Services (CSS) team as a Recovery Specialist.

Your Mission:

The CBS/CSS Recovery Specialist plays a crucial role in providing rehabilitation services to patients and their families. This position involves delivering mental health services, coordinating with community resources, and assisting patients in achieving their treatment goals. The Recovery Specialist works closely with patients with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI), Severely Emotionally Disturbed youth, and others requiring specialized care.

Major Responsibilities:

  • The Recovery Specialist’s work focuses primarily on providing patients and their families with services.
  • Serve patients with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, Severely Emotionally Disturbed youth, and other assigned patients.
  • Help reduce patient symptoms.
  • Improve patient’s coping and functioning at home, school, and community.
  • Center issued vehicle is provided for shift travel and patient transportation.
  • Provide a positive impact in patients’ lives.
  • Assist patients and their families to attain/ maintain the greatest level of normally interdependent adjustment in the community
  • All Training will be provided – High Plains strives to help their employees succeed!

Why Choose High Plains Mental Health Center?

At High Plains Mental Health Center, we’re not just a community mental health center—we’re building a brighter future for those in need. You’ll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of individuals and families facing mental health challenges, all while working alongside a passionate and supportive team. Your work on building partnerships with school systems, empowering families, and supporting treatment teams will further our mission as a CMHC and CCBHC while extending our motto of ‘We’re Here for You’ for generations to come.


The ideal candidate for the Recovery Specialist position at High Plains Mental Health Center will possess a Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent work experience in human services. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness essential. Our team values a commitment to continuous improvement and professional development, alongside compliance with CMHC licensing standards and screening requirements. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with no alcohol related incidents within the last five years and successfully pass an intensive background check.

Ready to Make an Impact?

If you’re passionate about helping others and promoting mental health in our community, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join our dedicated team as a Recovery Specialist. Together, we can make a difference.


Email Careers@hpmh.com for more information!

Pay: $21.50 per hour

Full- Time

High Plains Mental Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

About High Plains Mental Health Center

High Plains Mental Health Center, is a licensed Community Mental Health Center, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic, and licensed Substance Use Disorder treatment program dedicated to an aggressive pursuit of providing a comprehensive mental health program to the residents of Northwest Kansas. Embodied in this pursuit are fundamental principles of establishing quality services as close to home as possible, at an affordable fee and delivered in the least disruptive manner available. Such services will offer a continuum of care so that treatment can be individualized. Staff will respond quickly and compassionately to those reaching out to us. If you live within our 20-county service area, we’re here for you.