Chestnut Health Systems

Mental Health Services Provider

US-IL-Fairview Heights
Job ID
2017-1717
# Positions
1
Type
Regular Part-Time
Category
Mental Health

Overview

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, as well as provides employee assistance programs internationally.

 

Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a part-time Housing Specialist to work first shift every first and second Sunday of the month at our Fairview Heights, IL location, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.

Responsibilities

  • Provide for referral, linkage and advocacy to recommended community resources especially involving internal program referrals as well as external services and discharge placements to promote self-sufficiency and independence, when possible.
  • Work closely with co-workers, supervisor, facility and utility staff and tenant, to ensure a safe and sanitary living environment.
  • Promote the recovery model of treatment including trauma-informed care, hope, respect, empowerment, health and wellness and spirituality and connectedness by assisting consumers with regaining control over their own lives through self-directed recovery.

Qualifications

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree and five (5) years’ supervised mental health experience.
  • Or a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related field with less than 1,000 hours of supervised mental health experience.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable (when applicable).
  • 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 part-time position includes eligibility for our retirement savings plan with company match, and employee assistance program.

 

For immediate consideration, please see us at www.chestnut.org/employment

 

Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

 

EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled

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