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Requisition Number: 9445
Position Title: Engagement Partner II
Division: Mental Health Services
Program Name: ACCS Team 4
Location: Boston
Hours: 40 hours per week; Benefits Eligible
Schedule: Monday - Friday 9a-5p
Date Posted: 09/30/2019
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 and Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM). Participate on the Engagement 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. Collaborate with Care Coordination Entities and other providers to ensure access to appropriate medical, clinical, self-help, and peer modalities during times of crisis, care transitions, other life transitions and changes in health status. 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. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Psychology, Social Work, or a related area. A High School diploma or GED plus 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. Use of personal cellular telephone for work communication. Valid driver's license preferred. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply, pay differential offered for candidates with fluency in certain essential languages.
Driver's License Required? No

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