Position Title: Mental Health Technician

Location: Cascade, Colorado

Job Type: Full Time

Candidates applying for this position should be aware that an offer for employment in this position is contingent upon passing a comprehensive background check, encompassing criminal records and motor vehicle reports.


In this role you will:

  • Manage daily floor activities and transport clients to and from scheduled activities.
  • Monitor clients constantly and work with nurses and other staff to ensure their safety.
  • Assist with mealtime setup, light laundry, room cleaning, and grounds maintenance as needed.
  • Conduct admission and discharge processes for new and existing clients, including paperwork, drug and alcohol tests, skin checks, and inventory searches.
  • Perform regular safety checks on clients every 15 or 30 minutes, depending on their risk level.
  • Communicate effectively with other behavioral health technicians (BHTs) and nurses during shift changes and throughout the shift.


Team Culture, Work Life Balance and Career Growth

As a behavioral health technician at Sandstone Care, you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of teens and young adults who struggle with substance use, addiction, and mental health issues. You will work under the supervision of experienced and compassionate team, and provide direct care and support to clients. Here are some of the aspects of working as a behavioral health technician at Sandstone Care:

Team Culture

  • At Sandstone Care, you will be part of a team that values diversity, equity, and inclusion, and fosters a culture of respect, empathy, and collaboration. You will work with colleagues who share your passion for helping others, and who will support you in your professional and personal growth. You will also have the chance to interact with clients’ families and caregivers, and build trusting and meaningful relationships with them. You will be part of a team that puts clients first, and ensures that the environment is safe and supportive for both clients and employees.

Work-Life Balance

  • Sandstone Care understands the importance of work-life balance and strives to provide its employees with the resources and benefits they need to maintain their well-being and happiness. As a behavioral health technician, you will have access to competitive compensation, health insurance, paid time off, retirement plans, and employee assistance programs. 

Career Growth

  • Sandstone Care is committed to helping its employees grow and advance in their careers and offers various opportunities for professional development and training. As a behavioral health technician, you will receive ongoing supervision and feedback from your supervisors and have the opportunity to learn from their expertise and experience. Sandstone Care will support you in achieving your career goals and provide you with the guidance and resources you need to succeed.



  • Candidates must have 2 years of college education OR a high school diploma with 1 year of experience in the human services field
  • Candidates must be First Aid / CPR Certified
  • Has Previous experience with treatment of substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders - strongly preferred 
  • Has Training in verbal de-escalation and/or mental health - strongly preferred
  • Holds a valid driver’s license with no restrictions - Willing to transport clients in a 15-passenger van.
    • Upon hire candidates will need to submit/pass a full background check including a Motor Vehicle Report to qualify for employment


Support For You Personally and Professionally 

At Sandstone Care, we deeply value our employees and believe that exceptional care begins with you. That’s why we provide a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance both your personal and professional journey. Here are some of the benefits you’ll enjoy:

  • 4 Weeks of Paid Time Off: You deserve a healthy work-life balance, and we want you to have it. That’s why we offer a generous combination of paid time off (PTO) and paid floating holidays, giving you plenty of time to recharge and enjoy your personal life.
  • Robust Employee Assistance Program: We care about your well-being and peace of mind, and we want you to have access to the support you need. That’s why we offer a robust employee assistance program that includes counseling, legal consultations, financial planning, and wellness coaching. Whether you need help with stress management, legal issues, budgeting, or personal growth, we’ve got you covered.
  • Continued Education and CEU Support: We are committed to expanding your professional development, ensuring you have the tools and knowledge to thrive in your role. That’s why we offer continued education and CEU support, allowing you to pursue new skills, certifications, and opportunities for growth.
  • Collaborative and Supportive Community: You are not alone in this journey. You are part of a tight-knit and supportive community of team members who foster a positive work environment and provide a network of encouragement and collaboration. You’ll find a culture of respect, diversity, and fun at Sandstone Care.


Compensation and Benefits 

Explore our Compensation and Benefits Package:

  • $17.00-18.50 Per Hour ($1-2 post hire increases available) 
  • Comprehensive Health Coverage: Your health matters, and we've got you covered with extensive medical, dental, and vision plans to cater to you and your family's well-being.
  • Financial Security: Rest easy with our inclusive package featuring short-term and long-term disability coverage along with life insurance, offering you and your loved ones added financial protection.
  • 401k Program with Matching: Plan for your future with confidence as we support your long-term financial goals through our 401k program, which includes up to a 5% match.


What to Expect: Our Interview Process

Here's an overview of what comes next:

  1. Application Review: We'll promptly review your application within one business day.
  2. Discovery Call: Expect a 30-minute discovery call with one of our recruiters.
  3. Interview with Hiring Manager: You'll have a 1-hour interview with the hiring manager.
  4. Offer: If all goes well, you'll receive an offer.
  5. Candidates applying for this position should be aware that an offer for employment in this position is contingent upon passing a comprehensive background check, encompassing criminal records and motor vehicle reports.

Expected Interview Timeline: The entire process typically takes 1-2 weeks.


Sandstone Care is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel valued, respected, and empowered. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other legally protected status. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs.


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