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Requisition Number: 9037
Position Title: GLE Engagement Partner II
Division: Mental Health Services
Program Name: Bailey Street
Location: Dorchester
Hours: 40 hours
Schedule: Sunday - Thursday 8am - 4pm
Date Posted: 04/22/2019
Responsibilities: Knowledgeably incorporates evidence based practices and philosophies into engagement strategies, treatment planning and the selection of interventions based on each Persons’ assessed readiness and expressed interest in order to support long-term recovery. These practices include but are not limited to; Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral for Treatment (SBIRT), Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, Seeking Safety, Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM) and Dual Recovery Anonymous (DRA) Participate on the Intensive Treatment Team of assigned persons as directed by the ACCS Clinical Supervisor Utilize recovery-oriented language and principles in all communication and interactions with Persons, colleagues, and collaterals Engage in supportive interventions with Persons aimed at teaching daily living skills such as community safety practices, travel-training, banking and budgeting, cooking, shopping, personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings. As needed and/or as requested, accompany Persons to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via public transportation, agency vehicle or staff car. Collaborate with the ACCS Housing Coordinator to meet all licensing requirements for GLEs, SIEs and independent apartments of assigned Persons and monitor the resolution of all deficiencies, developing strategies to support Persons towards positive tenancy when issues arise. Administers medications in accordance with MAP standards and trains clients in self-medication procedures.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related area preferred At least three years direct care experience providing services to adults with mental health issues or related population can be substituted for the above degree requirement. Strong commitment to the right of each Person with mental health challenges to live in community residences, to work in market jobs, and to have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services of their own choosing. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends on a scheduled or as-needed basis. Proficient writing and verbal communications skills. Excellent personal organization, attention to detail, and time management skills. Proficiency in word processing and other computer functions using Windows, Word, and Google Email and Apps. Department of Public Health certification in medication administration required within 3 months of hire. CPR and First Aid certification required within 3 months of hire. Ability to go up and down stairs to monitor clients on multiple floors and physical capacity to assist people with mobility impairments as needed. Valid driver's license Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply
Driver's License Required? Yes

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