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Advocates Mobile Outreach Specialist in Hudson, Massachusetts

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Starting Rate: $21.50/hour

The Mobile Outreach Specialist position is a great fit for those who have previously worked in a Group Living Environment and who are seeking more independence in their next role! As a Mobile Outreach Specialist (MOS), you will provide psychiatric rehabilitative interventions to people receiving support from the Clinical Team. This position requires significant independent work as well as work with a larger team including a Clinical Supervisor, residential program staff, and a Housing Coordinator. You will work with a caseload of individuals who live in the community in their own apartments, but who still need weekly support with symptom management and coping skills, managing finances, scheduling and attending appointments, grocery shopping, and other daily living tasks. This position requires driving within the community, and Mobile Outreach Specialists receive mileage reimbursement.

Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement. We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff.

Are you ready to make a difference ?

Minimum Education Required

High School Diploma/GED

Additional Shift Details

Sunday- Thursday

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the delivery of services, support, interventions, and coordination of other services to achieve goals for the person served.

  • Participate in the development of the treatment plan and attend other treatment meetings as required.

  • Perform interventions with persons served that address their identified goals and result in skill development.

  • Provide transportation to persons served as connected to treatment needs.

  • Communicate progress of persons served, status, and any changes in daily notes, monthly submission of progress notes and submission treatment plans as needed.

  • Ensure that rehabilitative treatment and clinical record meet Rehab Option standards and billing codes are entered in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Demonstrate a proactive commitment to maintaining effective communication with staff and customers to facilitate and promote effective working relationships and customer service

  • Support individuals in transition between group homes and independent living. Assist with all facets of the move which includes packing/unpacking, organizing for a physical move, setting up utilities, cleaning.

  • Ensure all paperwork, reports, trainings are up to date and completed within expected timelines.

  • Provide crisis intervention and access emergency services as needed.

  • Identify and address community integration issues for persons served.

  • Participate in or facilitate group work as designated by supervisor.

  • Actively participate and attend supervision and staff meetings.

  • Actively participate and attend trainings as assigned; maintain necessary certifications (CPR/First Aid, Crisis Management, MAP).

  • Maintain professional, pleasant, approachable and helpful demeanor at all times

Qualifications

  • BA or AS in related field or High School diploma and 2 years’ experience in related field.

  • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations

  • Ability to read English and communicate effectively in the primary language of the program to which they are assigned

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and as well as work independently

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task

  • Strong computer knowledge

  • Strong analytical, numerical and reasoning abilities.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.

  • Must hold a valid drivers’ license. Must have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport persons served.

Advocates is committed to cultivating a diverse and welcoming community where everyone feels respected and valued. Advocates fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and promotes diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, partnered status, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.

Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening . We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve. We put the individual first.

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Job Locations US-MA-Hudson

Minimum Education Required High School Diploma/GED

Job ID 2024-10316

Organization Advocates

Type Regular Full-Time

Number of Hours Per Week 40

Business Unit BH Residential

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