Excellent Benefits Package!!!
Projected Hiring Range: $30,210 – $31,800
Closing Date: Open til Filled
Primary Purpose of Position: In-reach is an engagement, education and support effort designed to accurately and fully inform adults who have a serious mental illness (SMI) or a serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) about community-based mental health services and supported housing options including but not limited to; the availability of tenancy support services and rental assistance. In-reach is ongoing with the goal of educating individuals about all community-based options, including the option to transition into supported housing, its benefits, the array of services and supports available to those in supported housing to include rental subsidy and other assistance individuals may need. In-reach also includes informing individuals about Medicaid, Special Assistance, services under the North Carolina State Plan for Medical Assistance or the State funded service array for which the individual is eligible. In-reach also includes offering the individual opportunities to meet with other individuals with disabilities who are living, working and receiving services in integrated settings. LME-MCOs will initially target in-reach to Adult Care Homes (ACHs) determined to be Institution for Mental Disease (IMDs). This position assists consumers in understanding recovery and implementing recovery-oriented activities to prevent relapse and promote wellness.
Role and Responsibilities:
Target Population for in-reach includes:
In-Reach Activities include but are not limited to:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Education and Experience Required:
High School graduate or equivalent; in active, successful recovery for a minimum of one year and have successfully completed WRAP and Peer Specialist Trainings and 1-2 years’ experience working with the MHSU population.
In-Reach staff must be a NC Certified Peer Support Specialist.