This is an independent professional position performing comprehensive assessments, service brokerage, and advocacy services for adults and some adolescents who are experiencing homelessness in conjunction with mental, substance use, or co-occurring disorders. The Care Coordinator works as part of a modified Assertive Community Treatment team and with other professionals from numerous community organizations. The work is performed with a high degree of independence; however, work reviewed through conferences, supervision and required reports. The Care Coordinator assists clients to link with community, natural, and professional support systems to obtain and maintain stable housing, applicable benefits and assistance, and appropriate physical and behavioral health care. The Care Coordinator assists with outreach and engagement of individuals eligible for services. Work is performed in community settings including but not limited to homeless shelters and client homes, as well as in Meridian offices and clinics.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college with a major in counseling, social work, psychology, criminal justice, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education, or a related human services field; 1-year experience with population; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college and two years' full time or equivalent experience with population.
Must have a current Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record while meeting company insurance requirements.