Full-Time SOAR Specialist
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Job Number: 17-509-10688
Education: Graduated from an accredited college or university with an Undergraduate or Bachelor’s degree with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field is required.
Description: This position is located within the Healthy Community Collaborative Program of Integral Care’s Adult Behavioral Health Services Division. SOAR (SSI/SSDI, Outreach, Access, and Recovery) is a program designed to increase access to SSI/SSDI for eligible adults who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder. The SOAR Specialist will assist identified individuals with completing SSI/SSDI claims using the SOAR model, as well as provide specialized training, advocacy and assistance to consumers in navigating the complicated social security system. The SOAR Specialist may operate in non-traditional settings and unstructured environments to meet individuals where they are located. This position requires extensive knowledge of community resources, collaborates with various interdisciplinary teams, and cultivates a clinical skill-set by forging therapeutic relationships with diverse community members through a trauma-informed and recovery-based lens. The SOAR Specialist works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position may require the transportation of consumers in a personal vehicle. Two years’ experience in working with Social Security disability claims, disability claims, Medicaid, and/or other benefits is preferred. Experience may not be substituted for education.
License(s): Current and valid Texas driver’s license and a clean driving record required.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Salary: Starting Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) salary is at $2,830 – $3,000 based on education, but internal applicants are subject to Integral Care’s QMHP career ladder.