Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

I. Mental Health Services Coordinator

JOB DUTIES

  • working as a liaison between Urban Housing Solutions’ (UHS), Mental Health Cooperative, Park Center and other mental health agencies and services to keep residents engaged in mental health services/care
  • engaging UHS residents in accessing needed mental health services and working with the Community Housing Staff (CHS) team to identify the most at-risk mentally fragile residents for additional wrap-around services
  • serve as the lead in mental health related matters on the CHS team
  • coordinating with the Health Services Coordinator for immediate follow-up to residents with mental health issues (recent trip to ER/Mobile Crisis call, etc.)
  • enter service notes in the Service Point Data Management System
  • provide service coordinator duties for our SHP grant (in collaboration with Alcohol and Service Coordinator and Mercury Court/Mercury North Service Coordinator) case load of approximately 75-80 people
  • assist with residents’ mediation(s) as assigned by Manager, Community Housing Services
  • establishing and/or maintaining relationships with community partners who could refer their clients to UHS or who could offer services that would improve our residents’ mental health outcomes
  • working with the Manager of Community Housing Services on conducting random client file audits and compliance of the program(s)
  • attending all CHS team meetings
  • completing other duties as assigned by management

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, Social Work, or other Behavioral Health degrees
  • minimum of three years’ experience working with underserved populations, with preference given to those who have worked with high risk and/or homeless populations
  • excellent written and oral communication skills with diverse groups of people (difficult/resistant patient populations and multiple types of providers in a variety of settings)
  • outgoing personality and willingness to meet with clients where they are most comfortable
  • demonstrated knowledge of multiple local community resources
  • assertive and committed to the work and people he/she serves
  • organized and detail-oriented
  • patient and empathetic
  • demonstrated follow-through skills
  • reliable vehicle and an excellent driving record
  • excellent customer service skills
  • professional appearance and demeanor
  • ability to work as part of a team

Interested applicants may send a resume/cover letter to Lamorris Franklin (Manager, Community Housing Services) at lamorris@urbanhousingsolutions.org.

II. Mercury Court/Park/Mercury North Services Coordinator

JOB DUTIES

  • assisting to residents of Mercury Court/Park/Mercury North that include linkages to community partners and agencies for services that meet HUD goals of housing stability, financial stability and increasing self-sufficiency
  • working with CHS staff and residents on the growth of the Mercury Court/Mercury North Community Alliance (MCCA)
  • providing education/support services and linkages to community agencies regarding job readiness, training and job retention and support to maintain ongoing, stable employment for residents needing employment
  • making referrals to designated CHS team members for residents needing assistance with physical health, mental health and/or alcohol/drug abuse issues
  • enter service notes in Service Point Data
  • attending all CHS services team meetings
  • completing other duties as assigned by management

QUALIFICATIONS

  • minimum of five years’ experience working with underserved populations, with preference given to those who have worked with high risk and/or homeless populations; an Associate Degree and/or Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • excellent written and oral communication skills with diverse groups of people (difficult/resistant patient populations and multiple types of providers in a variety of settings)
  • outgoing personality and willingness to meet with clients where they are most comfortable
  • demonstrated knowledge of multiple local community resources
  • assertive and committed to the work and people he/she serves
  • organized and detail-oriented
  • patient and empathetic
  • demonstrated follow-through skills
  • reliable vehicle and an excellent driving record
  • excellent customer service skills
  • professional appearance and demeanor
  • ability to work as part of a team

Interested applicants may send a resume/cover letter to Lamorris Franklin (Manager, Community Housing Services) at lamorris@urbanhousingsolutions.org.

 

Urban Housing Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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