ACT Recovery Specialist/Service Coordinator
The Service Coordinator works in collaboration with the trans-disciplinary team (including Psychiatrist, nurses, addictions counselors, and peers) and provides ACT services for all clients on the team in a compassionate and responsible manner. All services consumers are consumer-driven and recovery-focused. Successful Service Coordinators are flexible and patience, work well in a fast-paced environment, and are independent thinkers.
- Collaborate with client in the formulation of an Individual Recovery Plan (IRP) that is reviewed and modified with client on a regular basis;
- Provide outreach, case management, counseling, advocacy, and other needed services to clients in any environment including: the streets, shelters, jails, hospitals, apartments, office, etc;
- Provide individually tailored services to each client in the following areas: housing, school, training & work opportunities, activities of daily living, health, wellness self-management, relapse prevention, money management & entitlements, medication support, self help & empowerment, problem solving, family life & social relationships and integrated treatment for substance abuse;
- Maintain written and computerized records compile reports and complete other program documentation (e;g;, progress notes, incident reports, on-call logs, letters, psychosocial assessments);
- Organize and participate in social activities with clients in the community;
- Coordinate and monitor referrals to community services and advocate client participation;
- Lead groups, workshops, and in-services on topics such as substance abuse, safe sex, domestic violence, etc;
- Work effectively and constructively as part of a team;
- Utilize evidenced based practices;
- Participate in on-call rotation;
- Perform related work as assigned;
- Bachelor's Degree or 2 years experience in mental health services/human services;
- Patience, creativity, flexibility, compassion, and sensitivity to persons with disabilities and other minority populations;
- Career experience in social services, supported housing, or with persons with disabilities;
- Excellent communication, writing, and computer skills;
- Bilingual English/Spanish a plus;
- Driver's license and vehicle required.
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