Transition Support Specialist

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Responsible for assisting individuals residing in IMD care to prepare for and implement steps to transition to permanent supportive housing in the community. Provides case management and therapeutic interventions that facilitate illness self-management, skill building, identification of natural supports, and use of community resources. Uses intensive outreach strategies to engage participants in services. Monitors participants’ symptoms and medications regularly. Implements crisis services in consultation with supervisor/psychiatrist and makes sure that participants are safe and obtain timely access to services. Serves as a liaison with other systems of care, including IMD staff and collaborating treatment providers. Documents all services using program standards.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED and a minimum of five years documented clinical experience in mental health or human services. 

  • Experience working with persons with psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, development disorders required. 

  • Experience working with diverse ethnic populations required. 

  • Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, holidays during emergencies.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Association House of Chicago does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service and any other classification protected by law.

Application Instructions

Please email Jaime Garcia, Human Resources Director, with your resume and cover letter directly at jgarcia@associationhouse.org.