Outreach Specialist

  • Job Tracking ID: 512937-702743
  • Job Location: Fall River, MA
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: October 09, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

SSTAR is looking for three Outreach Specialists for the new Certified Community Behavioral Health Center (CCBHC) grant. Outreach Specialist will have the primary responsibility of providing outreach and navigation services for a diverse patient population both at SSTAR and in the community when necessary. Outreach Specialist will conduct initial assessments into the program as well as all follow up assessments as required. Will also attempt to engage the client population in order to establish trusting and lasting relationships and will act as liaison if necessary, between clients and CCBHC staff.


Experience and Skills:

Essential Responsibilities / Duties

*Conduct targeted outreach for patients of the CCBHC program

*Conduct assessments upon entry into the program and follow up assessments as required.

*Communicate regularly with patient population in order to establish trusting and positive relationships.

*Act as liaison between clients and CCBHC staff.

*Provide limited navigation services to clients and make appropriate linkages to organizations in the community.


Experience and Skills:

*Extensive knowledge of the community and local resources.

*Able to work well with a diverse patient population primarily those affected by addiction and mental health.

*Shows good judgement and the ability to observe healthy boundaries.

*Good organization and time management skills.

*Trustworthy and able to work independently.