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HCBS/SUPPORTED HOUSING COUNSELOR, Full Time Fredonia, NY

Location: Fredonia, NY
Job # 10263214
Date Posted: 12-20-2017
 
SOUTHERN TIER ENVIRONMENTS FOR LIVING, INC.
Employment Opportunity

 
 
 
HBCS/SUPPORTED HOUSING COUNSELOR – FULL TIME
 
 
DEPARTMENT:                    Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) & Supported Housing Program
 
SCHEDULE:                        Tuesday – Saturday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

COVERAGE AREA:            Chautauqua County - Office will be located in Fredonia, NY 14063
                                                                                               
MINIMUM SALARY:             $12.20/HR
 
AVAILABLE:                         ASAP
 
JOB FUNCTION:
Using person-centered planning and service delivery models this position will provide case management, and support services to consumers of mental health services.  To teach, counsel, and monitor consumers’ activities of daily living in one's housing environment. To establish all necessary linkages to any required services that help consumers gain self-sufficiency, become integrated into the community, and prevent a consumer from becoming needlessly hospitalized and/or homeless.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education, Experience, and Knowledge
Bachelor’s degree in human services-related field; or an associate degree in human service-related field and three years experience in human services; or a high school diploma and five years experience in human services.
 
Must possess a working knowledge of current issues and concerns of people with mental illness, rehabilitative training methods, and community resources.
 
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Have a home/personal cell telephone.
  • Be able to travel to and among various facilities that are multi-leveled with stairs only.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.
  • Required use of personal vehicle for programmatic purposes.
  • Criminal Background check approved by NYS Office of Mental Health.
 
REPLY TO:                             Mark Wasiewicz, Human Resources Director
                                                STEL, Inc.
                                                715 Central Avenue
                                                Dunkirk, NY 14048
                                   
INTERNAL CANDIDATES:         Please forward “In House” application.  Updated resume is required.
EXTERNAL CANDIDATES:        Please apply at stel.org/careers
 
DEADLINE:
INTERNAL CANDIDATES:          January 4th, 2018           
EXTERNAL CANDIDATES:        Until position is filled.
 
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