Community Engagement Specialist in Rolla, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $17.00 Hourly

POSITION PURPOSE:                                    
Responsible for engaging consumers into services, assisting them in accessing needed services and resources to achieve and maintain health and recovery                                     
                                    
QUALIFICATIONS:                                    
Bachelor’s degree in a mental health related field. Has a commitment to service and personal excellence. Is team oriented and values diversity.                                    
                                    
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                    
1) Provide individual assistance to consumers in accessing needed mental health and medical services                                     
2) Provide individuals assistance to consumers in accessing a variety of public services including financial and housing, including assistance on an emergency basis and directly helping to meet needs for food, shelter and clothing                                    
3) Assist consumers to access and utilize a variety of community agencies to acquire ongoing social, educational, vocational and health and housing resources                                     
4) Training, coaching and supporting in daily living skills, including housekeeping, cooking, personal grooming, accessing transportation, keeping a budget, paying bills and maintaining an independent residence                                    
5) Follow up with consumers regarding appointments, completion of forms, returning forms or receipts and other similar activities                                       
6) Other duties as assigned                                    
                                    
Although driving is not an essential function of the position, a valid license and agency established minimum automobile coverage are required in the event the employee drives during the course of employment.                                      

 

Job Requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:                                    
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with arms and hands; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel or crouch; talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities of the position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.  
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.