HOUSING DIVERSION AND RECOVERY SUPPORT SPECIALIST - HOMELESS SERVICES Part Time
Pittsburgh Mercy

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in Medical and Nursing


Job Info


Employment Type:
Part time
Shift:

Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS

  • Master's in Human Services and 1 year of residential or crisis OR Bachelor's in Human Services and 3 years of homeless, behavioral health, residential and/or crisis services delivery OR an Associate's in Mental Health & 4 years as stated prior OR High School diploma & 8 years of job related clinical mental health experience is accepted.
  • Valid Driver License
  • Ability to drive an organization vehicle
  • Act 33/34/73 clearances
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen

Work Schedule: This is a Non-Exempt (hourly) position

Full Time 37.5 hours: Shifts available 7a-3p. 3p-11p and 11-7a. Work schedule may vary according to program need.

Great Benefit Package: (Benefits start Day 1 of employment)
  • 403B with employer match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holiday Days
  • Plus more.........

ABOUT THE ROLE

This position will ensure the shelter and drop-in center are welcoming and safe environments, complete written documentation and data reporting, will employ de-escalation techniques in direct participant crises response and report incidents. The HDRS Specialist must recognize that relationships are central to engagement and understand that street outreach, drop-in centers and low barrier shelters are bridges to stable housing. To be successful in this position, he/she must demonstrate through action, best practices related to inclusivity and cultural humility as well of knowledge of social service safety net and housing programs that benefit people experiencing homelessness. Relationships are central to engagement and understand that street outreach, drop-in centers and low barrier shelters are bridges to stable housing.

ABOUT YOU

To be successful in this position, he/she must demonstrate through action, best practices related to inclusivity and cultural humility as well of knowledge of social service safety net and housing programs that benefit people experiencing homelessness.

If you're an effective, inspiring person who's solutions-focused, an ace troubleshooter, and experienced with community-based care, we'd love to hear from you!

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ABOUT PITTSBURGH MERCY

We're a community-based health and human services organization using person-centered care to treat our area's most vulnerable populations. We work with families in settings that are safe and familiar to them, and view them as equal partners when planning, developing, and monitoring care.

Our mission is to be a compassionate, transforming presence within our communities. We reach out to offer help - and hope - to people who are experiencing:
  • Mental illness and substance abuse
  • Physical health needs
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Traumatic events or circumstances, including homelessness + abuse

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.



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