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Housing Specialist

at Southwest Network

Posted: 1/28/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 9cfd4bf9-f7cd-477c-8590-add4f0015666
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ABOUT SOUTHWEST NETWORK

Southwest Network provides integrated behavioral and physical health services, caring for both the mind and body for whole health and wellness. We provide treatment programs for seriously mentally ill adults and children and adolescents with complex emotional and behavioral needs. We are committed to their recovery, and we work together to offer hope, support individual goals, encourage self-sufficiency, and change lives. We do whatever is needed for the individuals and families we serve.

We truly understand how important our employees are to those they care for, and how critical they are to our mission. As one of our employees, we will look after as many of your professional and personal needs as we can and make sure your work environment is productive, yet pleasant and informal. We are committed to offering you opportunities for personal and career growth, and we value and reward innovation, collaboration, dedication, and strength.

ABOUT OUR ADULT SERVICES DIVISION

For adults with serious mental illness, recovery and success in life depends on good mental and physical health, as well as having satisfying relationships, safe housing, purpose in life, a sense of belonging, and hope for the future. We help people define their personal goals for recovery and manage their symptoms so they can achieve those goals. With our integrated health services, care and support, they discover strengths they didn’t know they had and are able to build futures filled with hope, meaning, and wellness.

POSITION SUMMARY

Assists with the provision of housing support services in accordance with SAMHSA evidence-based practice of permanent supportive housing. Provides a variety of office and field activities to manage and monitor programs for members and families, provides direct member services and compiles related documentation.

A complete job description is available upon request.

REQUIREMENTS

Eligible candidates must possess a master’s or bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral health, or an associate degree with at least one year of full-time behavioral health work experience, or a high school diploma or equivalency diploma with at least three years of behavioral health work experience. Must be able to obtain a Fingerprint Clearance card.

Knowledge of housing options and support services for all members, including sex offenders, felonies, etc. Familiarity with the landlord tenant rights and responsibilities. Knowledge of DSM-V–TR codes and descriptions, psychotropic medications, and crisis intervention. Requires effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Ability to follow direction, use of sound judgment and excellent time management skills are essential. Must maintain good member relationships, and be able to identify priorities and stay organized. Knowledge of community based behavioral health services preferred. Specialized knowledge of co-occurring substance abuse disorder assessment and treatment and housing needs assessments and resources is preferred.

Only candidates 21 years of age or older will be considered.

COMPENSATION

This position is offered at a fair, competitive salary. A good benefits package is a valuable part of your total compensation, and we’ve got a great one: medical, dental and vision insurance; paid sick, vacation and holiday time; tuition reimbursement; retirement plan with match; disability insurance; life insurance; flexible spending and health savings accounts; an employee assistance program; employee discounts; and more. When you consider everything—the salary, the benefits, the ongoing training and support we offer, and the impact you’ll have on the lives of others—it could be the right opportunity for you.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of education, employment, driving record and auto insurance, and completion of a criminal background check and drug testing.

Southwest Network is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!