PURPOSE:This position is part of a newly funded partnership with Kitsap Community Resources. The program will serve recently housed individuals who have been identified and prioritized as the most vulnerable among chronically homeless, with serious mental health, co-occurring, or substance use disorders. The Housing Support Specialist will work closely with a Housing Stabilization Specialist at Kitsap Community Resources to connect clients to mental health and substance use services, primary car, and employment in order to support their long-term housing stability The Housing Support Specialist will serve as the liaison and expert for Behavioral Health. Work is performed primarily in the field and community settings.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Bachelor's degree required. Psychology, social services, or a related field preferred; minimum of one-year experience working with clients with mental illness required. Must be passionate about working with people who face complex social and health issues, including homelessness, chemical dependency, mental illness, and chronic disease. Prefer experience in co-occurring disorders treatment, individual and group therapy, and substance abuse treatment. Possess and maintain valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation
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