Nov 20, 2019
***MERAKEY offers all full-time associates, a full benefits package including: health, dental, eye plan, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and much more. This position includes on-call pay and a generous travel stipend in addition to benefits package. *** Merakey is currently seeking a Housing Specialist to join our Adult Behavioral Health Division in our New Orleans, LA location. ABOUT MERAKEY Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations. We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential. With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey,formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee. WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs Highly competitive compensation plans Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company Flexible scheduling Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees POSITION DETAILS Coordinate Housing services for all individuals served by the F/ACT team. Assist individuals in the procurement of safe and affordable housing and related necessities Act as a liaison with stakeholders Develop a relationship with landlords Insure the individuals have adequate financial support and teach and promote money management skills Support individuals in the performance of household activities (cleaning, organizing, etc.) Educate and support individual's families and advocate for individual's rights and preferences. Attend housing related meetings in the community Requirements: Bachelors Degree in human service field (The only acceptable degrees are bachelor's degrees in the following subjects: Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Counseling ) 1 year clinical experience with adults with severe mental illness 1 year experience minimum working as housing specialist Must be willing to perform work in the community setting Knowledge and understanding of recovery principles and recovery driven service system Valid LA Driver's License and appropriate state and federal clearances Rate of pay: $16.10/ hour + Annual Travel Stipend APPLY TODAY Check us out online at http://www.merakey.org . Click on Careers under Career Opportunities Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Merakey 3303 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA