(1590) Housing Specialist

Job Description

The Housing Specialist provides skills training and supports to people with a diagnosis of mental illness that have a need for housing services. The Housing Specialist helps individuals access affordable housing, provides budgeting and other skills training designed to secure and maintain housing, and helps people access housing-related resources in the community. The Housing Specialist establishes relationships with housing providers in the community, and works collaboratively with clinicians and other service provider to promote the person’s independent living and wellbeing. Services are documented within 24-hours of service provision, and are provided according to applicable government and/or company standards, rules, and guidelines. The work shift is variable, which may occasionally include hours other than 8:00 – 5:00, and may include weekends or holidays, as needed. Other duties as assigned.

CountyBastrop County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Sociology, or related human services field. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred, but not required: Experience working with individual that have a diagnosis of mental illness. Ability to speak Spanish

Salary Amount$17.13 - $18.63/hr
Closing DateOpen until filled
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