Community Transition/Stabilization Coordinator, No. 194

 

Are you passionate about serving the chronically homeless population? CSNW is looking for a full-time Community Transition and Stabilization Coordinator (CTC) to support 30 chronically homeless individuals in maintaining their housing. This team member will be located in a permanent supportive housing facility (3o independent housing units) in order to provide supportive services to adults enrolled in the Developmental Disabilities Administration.  The Community Transition Coordinator conducts transitional planning to ensure individuals who are being discharged from high cost care centers (Western State Hospital, local hospitals, RHC’s, medical settings, jail) have an optimal transition to the lower level of care placement in the community as well as to provide preventative service to individuals experiencing a crisis that may result in an incarceration or admission to a higher level of care., The CTC coordinator will be responsible to provide training to the facility staff as well as to work directly with adults with severe behavioral health needs and a history of chronic homelessness. Candidate must have demonstrated clear understanding of the characteristics of adults with severe and persistent behavioral health disorders. Willingness to work evenings or weekend hours required.

Desired Qualities:
• Experience with mental health or substance abuse counseling, case management and/or social work
• Easy going, sense of humor, self-starting
• Detail oriented, organized
• Ability to work well with a team

Preferred:
• Minimum one year of clinical counseling/case management experience
• Knowledge of community resources (medical, benefits, supportive housing, etc.)
• Master’s Degree in related field preferred (or soon to receive master’s degree)
• Chemical Dependency Professional or Trainee (CDP/T) certification or
• Mental Health Professional (MHP) Certification

Must have:
• Valid Washington State Dept. of Health License/credential or ability to obtain a minimum of an Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within 60 days from date of hire.

  • Prefer bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral level degree in the behavioral health field and two year’s of experience working with chronically homeless, SMPI population.
    • May require travel between agency locations; must have access to a car, a valid driver’s license, and proof of auto insurance.
    • Must authorize CSNW to obtain current driving record from the Department of Motor Vehicles (and annually thereafter) to determine driving eligibility. Driving record must meet CSNW’s vehicle insurance carrier’s minimum standards related to driving for the purpose of determining eligibility.

    Comprehensive benefits package includes:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Life Insurance
    • Long Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 403B Retirement Plan.

    Compensation: $16.00 – $21.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Application Instructions:
    Please reply above and reference the Community Transition and Stabilization Coordinator, No. 194 position. Please submit in MS Word or PDF format.