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Wellness Coach, Mental Health

Wellness Coach, Mental Health

Job Location 
US-NY-Brooklyn
Category 
Behavioral Health
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Position Overview

Company Overview: As a leading provider of residential and support services to individuals with special needs, Services for the UnderServed provides the resources you need to build on your experience amidst our culture of team support. Ongoing training and attention to your development help to ensure your success. Your achievements and leadership are rewarded by advancement opportunities. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.

 

Position Summary:

The Wellness Coach works independently in the field, and as part of a rehabilitation services delivery team, with people of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds and preferences who have a mental illness and are living in the community, primarily, in single and scatter-site apartment and SRO housing.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Engage people with mental illness and assist them in meeting the demands of community living and maintaining their housing by teaching them the necessary skills, and linking them to services that will support their recovery, independence and self-determination
  • Conduct Group Meetings on Wellness Management 
  • Complete service plan reviews for all residents
  • Regularly assess, correct and report apartment and personal living space inspections conditions as assigned
  • Provide Case Management for residents, engage residents in setting rehabilitation and housing support goals, and collaborate with them in developing a Housing Support Plan where indicated.

Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field required 
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with people who have a mental illness
  • Computer literate in word processing and excellent writing capabilities to develop treatment plans.

 

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