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It gives me a chance to open up and talk to other people that have the same “problem/issues” as myself, without feeling like I am being judged.

DOC Transition Residential Specialist

Job Code 6911
Date Posted April 11, 2017
Program DOC Transition Residential Specialist
Hours / Week 37.5

HCRS is accepting applications for a Transitional Living (Residential Specialist) full time position working 37.50 hours/week, who is strengths-based, has excellent communication skills, and who understands co-occurring issues. 

Required Skills This position will be based at a Department of Correction’s (DOC) Transition House in Perkinsville and will coordinate through the HCRS office. This position is part of a collaborative housing arrangement between HCRS and DOC, and the Residential Specialist will work closely with the local Probation and Parole office as well as the treatment teams at HCRS and other local providers. The Transitional Living Program is designed to build life skills and foster connections needed to maintain stable living arrangements. Staff will provide screening, treatment planning and coordination, case management, vocational support, recreational opportunities, and daily schedule planning. There is some flexibility in work schedules with overnight responsibilities required. If you would like to be a part of this innovative integrated team, please submit your resume today! Computer skills and the ability to travel are required.
Education Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field is preferred. Reliable transportation is required.
Location Springfield Area
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