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Residential Specialist

Lakes Region Mental Health Center

Lakes Region Mental Health Center (LRMHC) is the community mental health center serving Belknap and southern Grafton Counties. We provide services to 24 surrounding towns, and nearly 4,000 patients each year. A non-profit, private corporation founded in 1966, Lakes Region Mental Health Center is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors dedicated to our mission.  We provide integrated mental and physical health care to children, adults, elders and their families who are living with – and recovering from- mental illness and/or emotional distress. Our dedicated professionals provide the highest quality of healthcare and collaborate with many other organizations in the region to improve access to care and meet the mental health needs of the community. By working in partnership with other health care providers, hospitals, law enforcement, corrections, courts, school districts, social workers and public health officials, we are able to provide a continuum of care for our patients and improve the quality of life in the Lakes Region.


The Residential Specialist will be responsible for supporting the individuals in the community with maintaining safe and affordable housing. This position will serve as a liaison between Lakes Region Mental Health Center (LRMHC) and community partner agencies, in an effort to increase access to services and reduce instances of homelessness. The Residential Specialist will work collaboratively with staff, agencies and service providers to develop and provide stable, affordable, and long-term independent housing opportunities through short and long-term subsidies such as Housing Choice Voucher program, 811 PRA Program or other types of permanent housing. The Residential Specialist will provide assistance to adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses who may have experienced periods of homelessness and will support them with activities of daily living to maintain housing.  They will provide support with a recovery focus to patients; and will assist patients to discover and maintain a valued role(s) in the community, school and home.

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s in mental health counseling, social work, psychology, nursing, counseling or other related field as specified in HeM426-11 and HeM426-13 preferred. Experience may be considered in place of education. 
Experience: One to two years of experience with emphasis in mental health. 
License/Certification: Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and liability Insurance.

How to Apply:

Please visit www.lrmhc.org/careers to apply!!

Salary Type: No salary data provided
Salary Minimum: 0.00
Salary Maximum 0.00
Job Location:

Laconia

Date Added: June 20, 2022

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