Lakeshore Community Services, Inc.
  • 09-Feb-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Erie, PA, USA
  • $16.69/ hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Minimum Requirements:

High School diploma

At least 2 years of mental health direct care experience

Applicant must have a reliable vehicle and be willing to utilize it on a regular basis.

Duties Include:

Assist consumers who are being discharged or diverted from Warren State Hospital or other facilities for the purpose of coordinating affordable housing needs throughout the discharge process.

Assist in the development of an individual Housing Support Program service assessment and goal plans for each consumer, review them with the consumer on a regular basis and update them as needed.

Assist consumers in reestablishing benefits including Medical Assistance, Social Security, etcetera and connecting consumers with community resources and services.

Develop relationships with landlords and assist consumers in identifying housing options and obtaining and maintaining housing.

Assist in obtaining assistance with first month's rent and security deposit, assistance with utilities and in obtaining furnishings.

Provide support to consumers in an effort to help maintain community tenure and prevent admission to higher levels of care.

Participate in multi-disciplinary team as it responds to goals established by the consumer.

Assist and/or instruct consumers in activities of daily living (budgeting, banking, grocery shopping, meal preparation, medication organization, laundry, housekeeping and general maintenance.)

Assist consumers with any housing related issues in their homes with landlords, family members and members of the community.

Provide instruction and support to consumers learning to utilize community resources including transportation.

Assist consumers in developing natural social and community supports.

Assist consumers in scheduling, attending and participating in recreational activities as requested by the consumer and in developing hobbies and interests for personal leisure time.

Develop and lead social, support and educational groups as determined by the needs and wishes of consumers.

Assist consumers in accessing appointments as indicated by the consumers' service plans.

Position: 40 hr. Hours, 8:00am-4:00pm but may require some evening hours

Lakeshore Community Services, Inc.
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