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QualificationsIndividual must possess a minimum of two (2) years of college with a hundred and twenty (120) college credits, with an emphasis in Social Work, Psychology, or related human services, or three (3) years’ experience working in outreach and referral services to homeless individuals seeking shelter.
Must be able to identify clinical crisis that may require emergency intervention and engage with and educate individuals regarding mental illness and substance abuse/dependence issues.
Must have a current and valid Driver’s license.
ResponsibilitiesProvides outreach, engagement, case management and skill-building services. Provides case management and ongoing linkage to community supports such as mental health treatment, medical treatment, alternate shelter, and other needed services. Observes homeless individuals for the indication of alcohol or substance abuse, psychiatric disorders or physical disability and determines which services will best meet their needs. Assists in the process of placement, including providing transportation to homeless individuals. Completes all required documentation in clinical files.
Outreach Case Workers must meet all expected productivity levels for direct service provision to consumers
Reports toThe Homeward Bound Project Program Coordinator
LocationNewark Airport, NJ
Fully paid medical coverage for eligible staff.Generous 401(k) match. Plentiful Paid Holidays, Vacation, Personal and Sick time.
MHAEM is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MHAEM’s policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law