To apply for any of the jobs listed below, please send a cover letter and resume to HR, Families First, 100 Campus Drive, Suite 12, Portsmouth, NH 03801, fax to HR at 603-422-8219, or e-mail wmcdonough@FamiliesFirstSeacoast.org. Dates listed in parenthesis are the date the job was posted; all are still open.
Homeless Health Care Outreach Worker/Care Coordinator (7/8/14).
This position is responsible for developing relationships with people who are homeless, help them find the services they need and to enroll in appropriate Medicaid/Medicare insurance programs. Help patients in the program with transportation to medical and other appointments. The right candidate will be able to communicate effectively with our potential clients, be outgoing and well-organized. The position requires the candidate to have a car and a valid driver's license for travel in the Seacoast. Computer skills and high school diploma or GED is required. This position is for 27 hours per week and includes some benefits.
Substance Abuse Counselor for the Prenatal and Healthcare for the Homeless Programs (6/3/14).
The Substance Abuse Counselor provides substance abuse assessment, crisis intervention, education and counseling, case management and referral to patients and their families who access healthcare through the Prenatal Program and the Homeless Healthcare Program. He/she assists the Prenatal and HHC teams to develop health care plans for patients.
Masters in Social Work, Counseling,Psychology or in a related field is required, with M-LADC licensure also required. Three or more years in human services and experience working in the area of substance abuse is required. Knowledge of client-centered practice, strong communication, teaching and problem solving skills are needed. The person is this position must be well-organized, flexible and able to work independently and in collaboration with others.
This position is for 35-38 hours per week and includes full-time benefits. Flexibility in work hours is required.