Eliot Community Human Services Housing Specialist ACCS in Danvers, Massachusetts
$3000 Sign On Bonus!
Eliot is a leader in the Behavioral Health realm and provides an integrated and comprehensive network of services to adults with psychiatric disabilities that are evidence based, provide rehabilitation and hope to those in services. Eliot is known for our innovative clinical approach, high quality clinical training and for having the most talented people in community behavioral health services.
Eliot is seeking an experienced housing specialist with outstanding counseling skills, experience with homeless population and entitlements. This person will be developing working relationships with local landlords, housing authorities, housing advocates and DMH in order to assist Persons in finding housing.
Develop sound and working relationships with local landlords, housing authorities, housing advocates and DMH in order to assist Persons in finding housing.
Provide education to staff throughout the agency on housing subsidies, housing entitlements, and other housing opportunities for Persons.
Develop and track all housing subsidies provided to Eliot Persons. This includes all public subsidies and contract rental assistance.
Assist ACCS teams in working with Persons to obtain federal and state subsidies for permanent and safe housing.
Work with DMH licensors on developing properties for DMH subsidies and ensure that these properties meet Eliot Person’s needs.
Assist in housing searches by meeting with staff and Persons to review benefits, look through newspapers, complete housing applications, use the internet and assess Person’s needs for subsidies.
Ensure that all services provided are culturally and linguistically appropriate. This may include accessing and utilizing resources to meet the needs of persons.
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Eliot is committed to identifying and dismantling barriers that prevent people with marginalized racial identities from actualizing their full employment potential, assuming leadership roles, or from fully engaging at all levels in the workplace.
Completion of one month's employment: $1,500
Completion of 6 months' employment (probationary period): $1,500
Experience with population: Intermediate
Computer Software Skills: Intermediate
Communication Skills: Intermediate
Administrative Tasks: Intermediate
- Bachelors or better in Psychology
Licenses & Certifications
- MA Driver's License
1 year: Experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness.
1 year: Related housing experience