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On Call Veterans Support Specialist

Company: ColumbiaCare Services
Location: Medford
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

APPLY TODAY AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE MENTAL HEALTH FIELD!ColumbiaCare Services is a Behavioral Health Care Provider subject to OAR 333-019-1010, 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 OfferEnjoy our many benefits and incentives including: Competitive PayAffordable Medical/Dental/Vision plans (30+ hrs)Generous Vacation and Sick timeWhole Health & Wellness Reimbursement ProgramProfessional development and training opportunities100% Vested Retirement Plan w/ up to 6% Match (pending completion of waiting period and qualifying hours)Holiday Pay (9)Paid Personal Growth HoursPaid Time Off for Mental HealthCompany Paid Life InsuranceSpontaneous Bonuses & Merit IncreasesEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) (confidential access to licensed professional counselors & work/life specialists to assist you with a variety of issues)Tobacco Cessation Program For more details about our benefits, visit our website! About the Job We have an opening for a On Call Veterans Support Specialist position at our Beekman House in Jackson County. If you have experience working as a Direct Support Professional (DSP), or peer, then this position might be a good fit for you. This position requires the ability to work as a member of a direct care team to facilitate supportive services for GPD participants. Specialists will assist veterans with helping Veterans integrate into transitional housing and maintain their stability while working toward long term goals (including housing, sobriety, and daily living skills) and other related activities that helps veterans with self-sufficiency. This position works in direct support of the service plan and case management services provided by the assigned team, and strives to assist the Veterans in working toward their goals in order to achieve as much independence as possible. Work Schedule: On Call & Flexible (8-hour shifts weekdays, 12-hour shifts weekends)What You'll Make$20.00 - $22.00 an hour DOE/Credentials. An additional $2.50 per hour night shift differential will apply during the work hours of 10:00pm - 6:00am. About the Program The Veterans Resource Center connects Veterans and their families with the services they need - starting with securing a roof over their heads. The VRC is focused on the overall wellness and reintegration of Military Veterans of all eras. With a primary focus on housing assistance, access to treatment, case management, and outreach, we take a holistic approach to addressing the individual needs of each Veteran. The Grant and Per Diem housing program (GPD) is a transitional housing program serving Veterans that have experienced homelessness and need assistance reintegrating back into the community. It is a shared living program, where the Veterans each have an assigned case manager that formulates service plan goals for them to work on during their stay. 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 NeedColumbiaCare is looking for a person who shares the goals and philosophy of the company. This position is a great opportunity to learn new skills. General qualifications include:Caregiving and/or mental health experience or working with individuals who experience homelessnessDedication to the wellbeing of each veteran and helping them meet their activities of daily living (ADL)Be attentive and engaging with veterans both in the community and within programOrient, train, and supervise veterans to perform properly, safely, and independently within the guidelines of the Personal Care Plan Individuals that are Veterans will be given preference; however, it is not required for this position. Successful applicants MUST also have a valid Oregon driver's license, maintain a safe driving record, and the ability to pass a DHS criminal background check. In addition, you will receive crisis de-escalation training, which requires performing various physical, hands-on maneuvers and techniques. About UsColumbiaCare 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.PI197562737

Keywords: ColumbiaCare Services, Medford , On Call Veterans Support Specialist, Other , Medford, Oregon

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