Outreach Case Worker for Persons Experiencing Homelessness
Entry-level position working with persons experiencing homelessness and mental illness
Cincinnati, OH 
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Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCBHS) has an immediate part-time opening for Case Worker within the Hamilton County PATH team in Cincinnati, OH.  This team focuses on helping individuals who are experiencing homeless and assesses them for mental health needs.

The ideal candidate will have social service experience and experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness.  This position will work Monday-Friday 20 hours per week.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Makes face-to-face contacts with individuals who are homeless throughout Hamilton County to identify potential clients for program (includes making contact with homeless persons on the streets, parks, soup kitchens, shelters, health care facilities, jails, etc.).
  • Assesses individuals who are homeless for mental health needs.
  • Makes multiple contacts as needed and provides basic need items to engage individuals who are experiencing homelessness and mental illness.
  • Interacts with agencies, service providers and other community contacts to solicit and receive referrals.
  • Develops psychosocial profile through interviews with individual and information collected from previous service providers.
  • Identifies and connects individuals served to services aimed at addressing mental health issues as well as other basic needs, including medical services and housing.
  • Prepares and submits all required reports of activity, maintain files and records of work activities to provide access to and retrieval of data.  Submits service documentation for outreach contacts by the next working day.
 
Position Requirements:  
  • Related experience working with persons experiencing homelessness, mental illness, and/or substance use disorder.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required.
  • Position requires frequent driving of the employee’s personal vehicle. Valid driver’s license, vehicle, and insurable driving record are required.

GCB has been named a Top Workplace in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky since 2010!  Please visit our website to learn more about GCB.  www.gcbhs.com


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Contact Information
Cassidy Siler-Smith, Human Resources Supervisor, csiler@gcbhs.com
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediate
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Hours per Week
20
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Salary and Benefits
$13.97-$15.13 plus bonus
Part-time position provides benefits including: Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Retirement with Company Match.
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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