Supported Housing Specialist

Job Type

Full Time

Published

05/24/2018

Address

Boston
Massachusetts
United States

Description

Responsibilities:

  • Assist people living in scattered site independent housing, with everyday life skills.
  • Provide clinical and programmatic documentation.
  • Provide crisis intervention support and counseling in a friendly and compassionate manner.
  • Maintain all appointments with individuals.
  • Offer services in a manner that is sensitive and responsive to each individual's cultural, linguistic and lifestyle needs and preferences.
  • Provides specialized training and instruction to individuals and coworkers on an assigned basis.


Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with adults with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness.
  • Demonstrated organizational, clinical and professional writing skills.
  • Department of Public Health certification in medication administration is required.
  • Physical capacity to train people to use public transportation, assist clients with shopping and tasks such as heavy cleaning.
  • Use of personal cellular telephone for work communication.
  • Use of personal vehicle for transportation to clients' homes, appointments, meetings and varied work tasks required.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, personal maturity, common sense and good judgment.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with people with disabilities in a manner that promotes their dignity, safety and growth.


Driving License Required? Yes


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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