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Community Care Coordinator; Union, Non-Exempt
Monday - Friday; 9:30am-5:30pm
Staff maintains a caseload of 20 community support level of care clients with severe persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders. He/she is capable of working independently in the community providing services to the assigned caseload. Annually each of these clients will receive direct service hours focusing on skills teaching, advocacy and recovery support. These persons served can be recognized as stable psychiatrically and need only minimal support to maintain recovery up to in need of considerable behavioral interventions in order to maintain community living and retrieve recovery. These clients in general will be accessing many services including but not limited to psychiatric care, outpatient therapy and/or intensive inpatient services. These clients may also be actively involved with criminal justice system and/or the Department of Child & Family services.
Associate’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Education, Psychology or related field plus a minimum of two (2) years providing care management services to individuals with behavioral health needs. Additional years of experience can be substituted for a degree at management’s discretion. For peer employees, a High School Diploma or GED with a required completion of the DMHAS Recovery University program and 3 years providing care management services to individuals with behavioral health needs. Current Motor Vehicle Drivers' license and automobile available for use during the workday. Competent use of technology including e-mail, agency intranet and the electronic client record. Demonstrated ability to work with clients in the field teaching skills necessary for community living and supporting recovery. Excellent written and oral communication skills. CPR/First Aid Certified or eligible.