Housing Support Specialist 720001
People Incorporated - Hennepin County, MN

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DESCRIPTION

Our Homeless Services Safe Haven program in Hennepin County is searching for a part-time Support Specialist (720001). Safe Haven is a transitional housing program for the chronic homeless population. We are a 10 bed, board & lodge style facility that utilizes a harm reduction approach.

Hours for the position are every Monday & Tuesday 3:00pm-11:30pm.

DUTIES

The position provides a wide range of supportive services including:

Help to develop independent living skills
Medication education and administration
Crisis support
Behavior documentation
Support with goal plans
Assistance with mental illness symptoms
Meal preparation
Light cleaning

All staff are required to participate in regular staff meetings and required trainings.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required qualifications:
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
AND either
Associate's Degree in the behavioral sciences
OR
Two years work experience in human services

Preferred qualifications:
Experience providing direct services to adults with serious and persistent mental illness and/or chemical dependency
Experience in case management
Previous work with adults who are homeless
Knowledgeable about medication administration
Ability to cook/prepare meals for 10 recipients

The position provides a wide range of supportive services including:

Help to develop independent living skills
Medication education and administration
Crisis support
Behavior documentation
Support with goal plans
Assistance with mental illness symptoms
Meal preparation
Light cleaning

All staff are required to participate in regular staff meetings and required trainings.

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