Crisis Support Clinician – Housing Stabilization Team (Master’s Level), SUN-THURS, 12PM-8:30PM
Pine Street Inn
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Post Date: Apr 27, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: 55,000-60,000 PER YEAR
Location: US - Massachusetts - Boston
Job Reference: 20-90
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SCHEDULE: 40 hours, Sun-Thurs, 12PM-830PM, on-call as needed


The Crisis Support Clinician on the Housing Stabilization Team will work closely with the housing department’s programs and teams to develop and offer solution-focused interventions that promote stability, wellness and recovery, with the goal of ultimately restoring housing environments to their non-crisis state as quickly and efficiently as possible. Interventions with tenants may include activation of a personal crisis plan, in-person risk assessment, referrals to respite, detox, or other inpatient settings and coordination with emergency services personnel. The position reports directly to the Associate Director of Clinical Supports and will work within a team. The Crisis Support Clinician will coordinate care and work very closely with the housing and program clinicians and the associate and Directors of Congregate, Scattered Sites and Specialized Housing Programs.

This position will have some on-call duties, to be shared with and rotated amongst the Housing Stabilization team. This position, along with the other Housing Stabilization Team roles, is funded by a two-year grant. If the grant is not renewed, the incumbent is eligible to apply for other roles within Pine Street Inn.Currently certified in, or have ability to achieve CPR and First Aid certification within 3 months of hire
•Current Hoarding Certification, or ability to obtain one within one year of hire
•Valid driver’s license and the willingness and ability to drive as part of the performance of job duties, including responding to on-call needs
•Access to a personal vehicle
•At least 3 years’ experience providing services to adults who experience mental illness, substance use disorders and may have symptoms related to traumatic brain injury and experiences of trauma
•At least 1 year experience working with homeless populations
•Strong commitment to the right of each person with mental health/substance use and medical complex challenges to live in community residences, to work in market jobs, and to have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services of their own choosing
•Experience and knowledge of recovery models and practice, including strengths-based work and harm reduction

Master’s degree or higher in a related field (i.e. social work, clinical psychology, counseling, etc.)
•LICSW, LMHC or other qualified licensure (e.g.: LCSW) or the ability to obtain licensure within 6 months of hire