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“Amy” is an amazing young lady who came to HCRS in 2007; she had been placed in residential school due to her uncontrolled behavior issues and inconsistent home life and had a State appointed legal guardian. With the help of HCRS, Amy was placed in more stable home environment with a family that she had already established a relationship with during emergency respite care. With natural supports and the supports from HCRS; Amy has been able to establish a safe and more consistent relationship between herself and her biological family; she has been able to maintain gainful employment; and just last year was legally appointed to be her own guardian. Amy started working part-time at a grocery store and a department store. In 2010, Amy successfully completed a 3 month internship as a front desk clerk. This internship opportunity really helped build Amy’s vocational skills and professional self esteem. Since this internship, Amy has flourished at work and socially.

DOC- Transition Residential Specialist-Per Diem

Job Code 6911Per Diem
Date Posted May 05, 2017
Program DOC- Transition Residential Specialist-Per Diem
Hours / Week 0
Description

HCRS is accepting applications for a Transitional Living (Residential Specialist-PER DIEM) 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!
Education Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field is preferred. Reliable transportation is required.
Location Springfield Area
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