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Vacancy Announcement Transition Support Specialist

Company: Eastpointe
Location: Rocky Mount
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Job Description:

Education - High School Diploma or GED Skills - Conflict Management - Certified Recovery Specialist Corporate Office: 514 East Main Street Post Office Box 369 Beulaville, N.C. 28518 Administration: ************ Access to Care: ************ Sarah N. Stroud, CEO Vacancy Announcement Internal and External Vacancy October 14, 2019 Position: In Reach Transition Support Specialist Category: Non -Exempt Location: Rocky Mount Salary Range: $30,613 - $38,231 Closing Date: Until Filled Position Number: 17-40-151 Position Description: Transition Support Specialists provide support to individuals being discharged from Institutes for Mental Disease (IMD) into community based independent living situations. Specialists assist individuals in identifying the services in their communities that will assist them in living independently. In-reach is an engagement, education and support effort designed to accurately and fully inform adults who have a serious mental illness (SMI) or a serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) about community-based mental health services and supported housing options including but not limited to; the availability of tenancy support services and rental assistance. Services range from identifying locations of appropriate service providers to teaching individuals community skills needed to be successful in living as part of a community. Responsibilities: - Accesses eligible individual's interest in supported housing - Fully explains the benefits and financial aspects of clinically appropriate community based integrated settings, including supported housing Facilitates and accompanies individuals on site visits to permanent housing with tenancy rights Explores and resses the concerns of any of ACH residents who decline the opportunity to move to supported housing or who are ambivalent about moving to supported housing, despite being qualified for such housing Reviewing residents' housing preferences Managing Behavioral Healthcare for the Citizens of Bladen, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Lenoir, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Wayne, and Wilson Counties An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer ****************** Provides linkages to ongoing peer support services as a step in education/exposure to the housing options and supports available Educates individuals about services covered under the North Carolina State Plan for Medical Assistance, Medicaid 1915(b)(c) waiver, or the State funded service array - Helps individuals who are transitioning from IMD facilities to find resources they need, while become familiar with the program. Tasks may include identifying local resources, identifying methods to obtain basic support services, locating local merchants for shopping, local pharmacies, local methods of transportation. - Uses the Community Integration Plan as a guide - support individuals to achieve the goals of the plan - Supports/ assist participants in locating local support groups, linking with community resources - Tracks individual progress, following up with support services to assure time lines and needs are being met. - Assists individuals in developing linkages with community resources and local provider agencies. - Works with Transition Coordinator to track placements and conduct follow up of residents placed into permanent housing. - Responsible for conducting follow up for each transitioning individual for a minimum of 3 months, or as the individual plan indicates. - Attends staff meetings, training as required, report unusual or problem situations to the Transition Coordinator - Completes support tasks as assigned by the Transition Coordinator, may include documentation, filing, follow up communications, etc. - Advocacy: Formally or informally working to dismantle stigma, foster respect, protect rights Perform other related duties as required. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: A high level of diplomacy and discretion is required to effectively negotiate and resolve issues with minimal assistance from management. This will require exceptional interpersonal skills, highly effective communication ability, and the ability to use good judgment to make prompt independent decisions based upon relevant facts. Problem solving and conflict resolution skills are essential. Ability to build trust and establish rapport with transitioning individual, family members, facility administration and community resources. As a Transition Support Specialist, the employee must exhibit an understanding of agency business and have knowledge of community resources and services available to Eastpointe enrollees. The ability to establish and maintain favorable working relationships with consumers, families, stakeholders and Eastpointe employees is necessary. The ability to express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written form as well as knowledge of cultural awareness and differences, and the ability to work with/or serve a diverse population is also needed. Basic knowledge of: the social, economic, and environmental conditions of recipients served; gross characteristics of behavior of mental illness; and available community resources. Ability to relate to clientele in a supportive and therapeutic manner; to follow written and verbal directions; to record basic data and report findings verbally to supervisor; to exercise judgment in appraising home situations and to report findings to supervisor; and to represent agency effectively in community. Education/Experience/Licensure: NC Certified Peer Support Specialist with a minimum of high school/GED with a minimum of 2 years' experience working with the MH/SU population in a community setting. Managing Behavioral Healthcare for the Citizens of Bladen, Columbus, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Lenoir, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Wayne, and Wilson Counties Application Process: Email Heather Rivenbark, HR Specialist at ************************* or ***************** and request a copy of your application be placed in the position vacancy file. Also, if you have experience or skills related to this position, which may not be reflected in your current PD107, please attach an endum to your application to the email. itional Comments: Salary is commensurate with education, credentials, and creditable work experience. Degree must be from an accredited college/university. Eastpointe LME/MCO is an equal opportunity employer. Managing Behavioral Healthcare for the Citizens of Bladen, Columbus, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Lenoir, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Wayne, and Wilson Counties

Keywords: Eastpointe, Rocky Mount , Vacancy Announcement Transition Support Specialist, Other , Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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