This position will assist with accessing community-based resources, housing, employment, making appropriate referrals and linking the individual with ongoing behavioral health services. This individual will be responsible for engaging clients in MH and/or SUD services, and to complete ongoing assessment/monitoring of symptoms of needs of the clients served; identify barriers to attendance and address them; and also screen and evaluate risks of clients and connect to services. This position will initiate discharge planning for clients to other area providers; develop relationships with key personnel at local and state jail(s), courts and probation offices; and coordinate release planning, including transportation, for all persons being released from jail with a behavioral health and community provider(s). In addition, this staff will provide advocacy and community outreach after release from jail within timeframe established via policy; complete MOU's with institutions; complete Quarterly Performance Feasibility Analysis; and attend Re-entry Coalition meetings. This is primarily M-F day shift though may include some evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Qualified candidates will have relevant experience with program development, proven ability to work collaboratively with other professionals and community leaders, maintain confidentiality, and high-level of interpersonal skills. Prefer someone with an LSW, LPC, or LCDC, and experience in coordination and social services.
Benefits options include health, life, pension, paid time off, and more. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. E.O.E. Persons with a disability can request an accommodation to complete the application process by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Accommodation Request."