• ACT Specialist

    Integral CareAustin, TX

    Job #438994577

  • Job Number: 17-13 7-10107

    Education:

    Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field is

    required.

    Master's Degree is

    preferred.

    Description:

    The

    primary purpose of position is to provide

    intensive community based services for people who have a history of chronic homelessness, who have tri morbid conditions such as mental illness, a substance use disorder and a chronic medical condition, and are high utilizers of the Criminal Justice system. This service is done by working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to provide skills training, rehabilitative psychosocial services and service coordination to assist consumers to remain in the community, obtain/maintain housing stability and promote wellness,

    while decreasing the need for inpatient hospitalization and/or incarceration

    The position will require strong engagement and substance use intervention skills. This position will require effective collaboration with various officials at the mental health court to identify opportunities for diversion. All services should be recovery focused and in line with a Housing First philosophy, helping clients to secure independent housing, competitive employment, and achieve progress in their recovery.

    A

    t this advanced level, consumer caseloads are complex and unstable with increased need for crisis intervention.

    Work is performed under moderate supervision of the unit manager with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position

    requires

    the transportation of consumers in personal vehicle and on call rotations.

    Minimum two years direct client care experience in mental health

    required.

    License:

    Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record

    required.

    Hours:

    8:00AM -

    5:0

    0PM,

    Monday - Friday

    with some weekend rotation depending on needs of the ACT clients. On-Call schedule overnight, weekends and holidays.



    Salary:

    starting Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) salary is at $2,830 - $3,000 based on education, but internal applicants are subject to Integral Care's QMHP career ladder.



    Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.



    For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages: Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese.

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