Provide transitional, reentry navigation, and recovery services to individuals re-entering the community
Work with program participants to develop and implement treatment plans
A short commute from both Boston and Providence
Description of Position
Community Counseling of Bristol County is seeking a full-time Reentry Navigator for the Behavioral Health Supports for Justice-Involved Individuals (BH-JI) program. The BH-JI program provides care management and reentry navigation services for individuals who are involved in the justice system. Individuals will work with our team on transitioning into living a safe and productive lifestyle suited to their needs.
A BH-JI Navigator works with and manages a caseload of approximately 9-12 clients who have been enrolled in BH-JI, engaging them and assisting them to reach goals associated with improved health and mental health/substance abuse treatment.
Assists enrolled individuals to formulate reasonable and appropriate goals, focused on meeting behavioral health/substance abuse and medical needs, as well as social needs such as obtaining and stabilizing housing, income, food, and community and natural supports relevant to the clients’ needs. The goal is to assist clients with these needs in order that they can function successfully independently in the community, and reduce need for 24 hour levels of care as well as reduce correctional recidivism. Attend all office staff meetings.
Bachelor’s degree in a related human services field. Three years of human services related experience of which at least two years of experience has been with the adult mentally ill population including dual diagnosis with addiction. Successful candidates must possess good organizational skills, effective written, verbal and computer skills, as well as knowledge of area resources. Must have a valid driver’s license in the state of residence and submit a copy of satisfactory record of driving from the state of residence of registry of motor vehicles; Must complete MA and ADP Criminal Offense Record Information (CORI) process; Must have computer literacy as related to the requirements of the position; Must be flexible with hours to meet needs of Enrolled Individuals, Natural Supports, and BH-JI Program. Bilingual skills a plus.
Date posted: 6/3/2022
For more information about this position, or to send your resume:
Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780