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Targeted Care Specialist; Full-Time; Days buy in US, Free Classifieds Ads

Responsibilities:

The Targeted Care Specialist conducts street outreach to develop relationships and build rapport with clients. An ideal candidate will use supportive, strengths-based engagement strategies, including motivational interviewing and harm reduction principles. Duties include assisting individuals with accessing appropriate mental and physical health services, housing, substance use treatment, employment and any other services that assist an individual to improve his/her quality of life. The Targeted Care Specialist is the primary point of contact with program participants and provides screening, triage, crisis intervention, and referral to supportive services, with the goal of assisting individuals with moving towards their recovery goals. Candidate must be organized and complete all necessary paperwork to track client progress, and meet with established clients on a weekly basis to review, evaluate, and support recovery goals.

Qualifications

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years supervised mental health experience; or a bachelor s degree in counseling, social work, education, psychology or related human service field; or a bachelor s degree in any other field with two (2) years supervised clinical experience in a mental health setting; or a certificate of psychiatric rehabilitation from a DHS-approved program plus a high school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years experience in providing mental health services; or a Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) in good standing with the State of Illinois.
  • Must have a valid driver s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable.
  • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut s background checking process.

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.

For immediate consideration, please see us at www. chestnut. org/employment

For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211

Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

EOE Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


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