Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.
Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Targeted Care Specialist to work at our Belleville, IL location, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.
**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions.
The Targeted Care Specialist conducts street outreach to develop relationships and build rapport with clients. An ideal candidate will use supportive, strengths-based engagement strategies, including motivational interviewing and harm reduction principles. Duties include assisting individuals with accessing appropriate mental and physical health services, housing, substance use treatment, employment and any other services that assist an individual to improve his/her quality of life. The Targeted Care Specialist is the primary point of contact with program participants and provides screening, triage, crisis intervention, and referral to supportive services, with the goal of assisting individuals with moving towards their recovery goals. Candidate must be organized and complete all necessary paperwork to track client progress, and meet with established clients on a weekly basis to review, evaluate, and support recovery goals.
- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years’ supervised mental health experience; or a bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, education, psychology or related human service field; or a bachelor’s degree in any other field with two (2) years’ supervised clinical experience in a mental health setting; or a certificate of psychiatric rehabilitation from a DHS-approved program plus a high school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years’ experience in providing mental health services; or a Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) in good standing with the State of Illinois.
- Must have a valid driver’s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable.
- Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record (EMR).
- Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.
This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.
For immediate consideration, please see us at www.chestnut.org/employment
***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211
Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.
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