Position Title: Family Outreach Mental Health Professional
Reports to: CReW Outreach Program Manager
Location of Position: Office in Federal Way, travel throughout King County
WHO WE ARE:
Catholic Community Services’ Counseling, Recovery & Wellness (CReW) Program is a licensed community mental health and substance use treatment program and provider of the King County Integrated Care Network (KC-ICN). Our collaborative team focuses on serving adults with mental illness and/or substance use disorders to help improve the quality of life for our clients and our great community. Services offered utilize Harm Reduction and Recovery principles, with an emphasis on building relationships with the persons served as the first step towards lasting engagement in treatment. Services are provided in a variety of settings, including homeless shelters, streets, community courts, and staff offices. Program referrals are made by many sources, including homeless service providers, first responders, mobile crisis teams, or jail and hospital release planners. CReW is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from all walks of life are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Family Outreach Mental Health Professional position is a collaboration between CReW and the Health Care for the Homeless Network to provide outreach, engagement, and linkages to families that are experiencing homelessness and have behavioral health challenges throughout King County. This position offers brief risk intervention treatment to identify strengths and needs of families and individuals. This work may include short term counseling support, behavioral interventions, case management, referrals and information, and care coordination across multiple systems including primary care, behavioral health, child welfare, immigration services, and housing systems. This position operates both independently and as part of multiple teams and so requires strong interpersonal relationship and communication skills, insight and awareness of personal safety, creative thinking, multi-tasking and conflict resolution skills.
WHAT WE OFFER
Work includes flexibility in work hours and does not include on-call responsibilities.
Licensure supervision for LMHC, LMFT, or LICSW is available for interested and eligible employees.
As a full-time position (37.5hrs/week), employees are eligible for medical, dental & vision insurance coverage, pension and 403(b) plans. CCS also offers optional enrollment in supplemental cancer insurance, hospitalization and critical illness insurance. Employees accrue generous amounts of sick time and paid vacation, in addition to 13 paid holidays annually.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provide effective outreach services to families in shelters and day centers, through:
2. Provide Behavioral Health Screening and Assessment through:
3. Represent the CReW program and Catholic Community Services to community stakeholders using effective communication and strategic partnerships to best leverage the program’s strengths and contribute to the success of the program.
COVID Statement: Due to the nature to engage individuals who are living in homelessness, some field based and site based work is required. CCS provides various levels of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to staff and to clients. CCS requires that all staff and clients follow safety protocols around masking, distancing and sanitation as directed by local and state governments as well as recommended Public Health guidance.
This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance. Working conditions may include interruptions, interactions with angry persons, and exposure to computers.
WHAT WE’RE SEEKING IN A CANDIDATE: