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Supportive Housing Mental Health Associate

Company: ColumbiaCare Services
Location: Ashland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

APPLY TODAY AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE MENTAL HEALTH FIELD! ColumbiaCare Services is a Behavioral Health Care Provider subject to OAR , which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption in accordance with the rule. What We Offer Enjoy our many benefits and incentives including:

  • Affordable Medical/Dental/Vision plans
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Generous Vacation and Sick time
  • Whole Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • 100% Vested Retirement Plan w/ up to 6% Match
  • Holiday Pay (9)
  • Paid Personal Growth Hours
  • Paid Time Off for Mental Health
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Spontaneous & Longevity Bonuses
  • Loan Forgiveness Program Eligibility
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) & Tobacco Cessation Program For more details about our benefits, visit our website ! About the Job We have exciting openings for several Supportive Housing Mental Health Associates at the new Rogue Ridge Apartments in Ashland, Oregon. These positions will assist residents of the Supportive Housing Program, which serves local adults who are houseless and living with a mental illness. The Supportive Housing Associates encourage socialization, self-help, and communication. Primary responsibilities include assisting tenants with health care arrangements; facilitating access to community resources and amenities; and assisting tenants with housing applications, move-in arrangements, money management, symptom monitoring, and housekeeping. The Supportive Housing Associate positions require that applicants have the ability to work as a member of a direct care team serving adults with severe and persistent mental illness. In addition, you will receive crisis de-escalation training, which includes various physical, evasion, and safety maneuvers. Work Schedule: Part Time (32 hours per week), 16-hour shifts and sleep on-site, days TBD in interview What You'll Make $20.00 - $22.00 per hour starting wage, DOE/Credentials. Additional 5% Language Differential offered for Bilingual or Multilingual candidates (Spanish/English desired). About the Program Rogue Ridge Apartments is a brand-new, 28-unit, permanent Supportive Housing program in Ashland, Oregon. Rogue Ridge serves adults who are houseless and living with a mental illness. The program is in a beautiful three-story apartment complex with elevators, ADA units, and a community/activity room for residents to enjoy. Supportive services include on-site staff who provide peer support, skills training, tenancy assistance, community navigation, and more; 24/7 access to housing support; and tenancy services and support around move in and out, rent collection, maintenance, and repairs. ColumbiaCare Services is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. QMHA employees are also eligible to apply for the Oregon Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program. What You'll Need Must be eligible for Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) registration. Eligibility requires 1 out of 3 Criteria below:
    • Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science: Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Human Development, or related field;
    • OR minimum three (3) years of verifiable behavioral health experience working with individuals with behavioral health needs in a supervised setting;
    • OR equivalent combination of behavioral science education in addition to satisfactory supplemental behavioral health experience and training If not already registered as a QMHA through the Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO), we will assist you in registering within 30 days of hire. Successful applicants MUST have a valid Oregon driver's license, maintain a safe driving record, and the ability to pass a DHS criminal background check. About Us ColumbiaCare Services is a non-profit, behavioral health and Veteran's service agency offering a full spectrum of programming to help people get better. We are more than a company. We are a diverse team of individuals who are in the business of changing people's lives. We specialize in providing outpatient services, residential treatment programs, mental health housing, and other supports in beautiful and therapeutic service settings. We promote the whole health and wellbeing of the individuals and communities we serve. We value and honor diversity in all forms, including but not limited to race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, nationality, spirituality, Veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. We welcome persons from historically underrepresented groups to apply. We seek applicants who can demonstrate experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and who will contribute to our mission, vision, and core values. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; therefore, we invite individuals from all walks of life to apply. We strive to deliver equitable employment best practices and opportunities for all, from recruitment, to interviewing and hiring, to our retention activities, promotions, and training and growth opportunities. We give priority to applicants who qualify under protected Veteran status as well as bilingual and/or bicultural applicants.

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Keywords: ColumbiaCare Services, Medford , Supportive Housing Mental Health Associate, Healthcare , Ashland, Oregon

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