Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Accs Housing Specialist

Expired Job

Eliot Community Human Services Saugus , MA 01906

Posted 2 months ago

Housing Specialist

Adult Community Clinical Services

Eliot's Behavioral Health Division provides an integrated and comprehensive network of services to adults with psychiatric disabilities that are evidence based, provide rehabilitation and hope to those in services. Eliot is known for our innovative clinical approach, high quality clinical training and for having the most talented people in community behavioral health services.

Eliot's Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) program is an innovative clinical model that focuses on meeting each individual where they are at as we develop creative clinical interventions to support individuals in achieving their life goals. Eliot is seeking an experienced housing specialist with outstanding counseling skills, experience with homeless population and entitlements. The chosen person will be scrappy, emapthetic, and motivated to improve the lives of adult with mental illnesses. Our ideal candidate will be driven, with an interpersonal savvy that allows you to develop lasting relationships with both the people we serve and with ACCS Team Members.

:Responsiblities:

  • Develop sound and working relationships with local landlords, housing authorities, housing advocates and DMH in order to assist Persons in finding housing.

  • Provide education to staff throughout the agency on housing subsidies, housing entitlements, and other housing opportunities for Persons.

  • Develop and track all housing subsidies provided to Eliot Persons. This includes all public subsidies and contract rental assistance.

  • Assist ACCS teams in working with Persons to obtain federal and state subsidies for permanent and safe housing.

  • Work with DMH licensors on developing properties for DMH subsidies and ensure that these properties meet Eliot Person's needs.

  • Assist in housing searches by meeting with staff and Persons to review benefits, look through newspapers, complete housing applications, use the internet and assess Person's needs for subsidies.

  • Ensure that all services provided are culturally and linguistically appropriate. This may include accessing and utilizing resources to meet the needs of persons.

Schedule: 8-4

Salary:$40K p/a

Requirements

Requires a BA/BS in a related field with at least 1 year of experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness or a High School diploma and 2 years of experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Must have the ability to develop relationships with landlords, realtors, housing authorities, homeless shelters and other housing providers. Must possess knowledge of public housing, tenancy rights and finding safe/adequate housing. Able to work a flexible schedule contingent upon program needs. Ability to consistently meet all necessary background and credentialing requirements. Computer literacy and skill in the use of computers and related software applications. Must have valid drivers license and reliable transportation. Must have reliable telephone notification system for emergency contact.

Apply On-lineSend This Job to a Friend

  • Browse Open Jobs

  • Search Open Jobs

  • Edit Your Profile

  • View Submitted Applications

Join our mailing list

Employee login

Current Employee Former Employee

Eliot Eliot Community Human Services
186 Bedford Street Lexington, MA 02420-4436

  • Privacy Policy

  • Terms & Conditions

Call us (781) 861-0890

  • Services

  • Services

  • Children, Youth and Family

  • Emergency Services

  • Adult Mental Health

  • Outpatient Counseling & Treatment

  • Homeless Services

  • Brain Injury Services

  • Developmental Disabilities

  • Residential and Community Support Services

  • Residential Homes

  • Day Services Kelliher

  • Family and Independent Supports

  • Careers

  • Careers

  • Internships

  • Job Fairs

  • Training Centers

  • About Us

  • About Us

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Accs Intensive Case Manager

Eliot Community Human Services

Posted 2 months ago

VIEW JOBS 10/7/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-01-05T00:00 Bilingual Intensive Case Manager (English/ Spanish) Adult Community Clinical Services Eliot's Behavioral Health Division provides an integrated and comprehensive network of services to adults with psychiatric disabilities that are evidence based, provide rehabilitation and hope to those in services. Eliot is known for our innovative clinical approach, high quality clinical training and for having the most talented people in community behavioral health services. Eliot's Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) program is an innovative clinical model that focuses on meeting each individual where they are at as we develop creative clinical interventions to support individuals in achieving their life goals. Eliot is seeking an experienced bilingual (Spanish/ English)intensive case manager with outstanding counseling skills, experience with mental health and advocacy. The chosen person will be scrappy, emapthetic, and motivated to improve the lives of adult with mental illnesses. Our ideal candidate will be driven, with an interpersonal savvy that allows you to develop lasting relationships with both the people we serve and with ACCS Team Members. Responsibilities: * Ensure that Persons are treated with dignity and respect in accordance with ECHS' Human Rights policy. Includes but is not limited to: assisting Persons in maintaining their appearance; supporting Persons' cultural and religious preferences. Ensure that the foundations of services encompass empowerment, choices and recovery. * Empower Persons to exercise control over their lives, including daily routines within their home, their treatment and leisure activities. Includes informing Persons of choices in all areas of living to promote individual control. * Assist Persons in being fully integrated in their communities by supporting them in the use of community resources, encouraging them in establishing memberships within their communities, and reducing stigma within the community through education. * Provide on-call coverage on evenings and weekends as directed by the Clinical Supervisor on a rotating basis. * Provide and maintain therapeutic boundaries and a professional relationship with Persons. Exercise sound judgment by providing appropriate distance and support that promotes a trusting relationship and places the wellbeing of the Person first. Ensure that the emotional vulnerability of the Person is not exploited for personal or other interests and act in a manner that cannot be misconstrued by the Person. This includes but is not limited to the following: sexual exploitation; initiating or pursuing a relationship (friendship, sexual or otherwise); physical, verbal or emotional abuse; financial exploitation; gift giving that is not reasonable or necessary. * Maintain and adhere to Agency policy/procedures regarding Person confidentiality. Ensure that: Person records are secured and access is limited; clinical conversations occur in an area where the information cannot be overheard by others; privileged information regarding a Person is not given verbally or otherwise without the Person's written consent. * Ensure that services are culturally competent, strengths based, recovery based, focused on rehabilitation and are inclusive of Person preferences. Ensure that the Person is at the center of all care and that all interventions are developed and provided in a manner consistent with Person preferences. * Ensure the Persons are free from neglect and abuse. Report all concerns/ suspicions of abuse/ neglect to supervisor and the Disabled Persons Protection Commission, Executive Office of Elder Affairs or Dept. Children and Families. * Carry out all activities in accordance with agency policy, procedures and objectives, DMH and DPH standards/ regulations and supervisory direction. * Actively take part in supervision, staff meetings, in-services and trainings as required or determined by supervisor. Bachelors Rate: $40,280 p/a (adjusted to include +6% bonus for being bilingual) Masters Rate: $45,520 p/a(adjusted to include +6% bonus for being bilingual) Schedule: Varied Requirements Requires a BA/BS in Psychology with at least two years of experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illnesses or a Masters' Degree in a related field and/or a clinical license. Must have experience with: dual diagnosis, transitional-age-youth, behavioral, forensically involved, medically compromised, experience with family systems, brain injury or those requiring dialectal behavioral therapy. Ability to develop groups and individualized interventions for the assigned specialty population. Knowledge of interventions and evidence based treatment for the specialized population. Must have a strong commitment to mental health recovery. Must have ability to provide flexible services that are community based and focused on team work. Computer literacy and skill in the use of computers and related software applications. Ability to consistently meet all necessary background and credentialing requirements. Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation to and from work and for the transportation of Persons as needed. Must have reliable telephone notification system for emergency contact. Apply On-lineSend This Job to a Friend * Browse Open Jobs * Search Open Jobs * Edit Your Profile * View Submitted Applications Join our mailing list Employee login Current Employee Former Employee Eliot Eliot Community Human Services 186 Bedford Street Lexington, MA 02420-4436 * Privacy Policy * Terms & Conditions Call us (781) 861-0890 * Services * Services * Children, Youth and Family * Emergency Services * Adult Mental Health * Outpatient Counseling & Treatment * Homeless Services * Brain Injury Services * Developmental Disabilities * Residential and Community Support Services * Residential Homes * Day Services – Kelliher * Family and Independent Supports * Careers * Careers * Internships * Job Fairs * Training Centers * About Us * About Us Eliot Community Human Services Saugus MA

Accs Housing Specialist

Expired Job

Eliot Community Human Services