• Clubhouse Unit Specialist

    Hegira Health, Inc.
    Job Description
    If you believe that you can make a difference, we want you to join our team Hegira Health!

    Next Step Clubhouse, a psychosocial rehabilitation program for adults with psychiatric disabilities, is seeking a Clubhouse Unit Specialist to join our working community.

    Our ideal candidate has experience with the Clubhouse model of psychosocial rehabilitation (preferred). Must be an energetic, positive individual with the ability to motivate adults with serious mental illness. Process a highly developed communication style (written and verbal) and organizational skills are an absolute must! Must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently in an upbeat and dynamic environment with many distractions.

    • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, (in a mental health services field) with specializing in psychology, social work, or guidance and counseling or related field.
    • He/she shall have a minimum of one (1) year's experience working with an adult mentally ill population. 
    • He/she shall demon­strate a basic knowledge of psychiatric terminology, diagnosis, and intervention strategies with people having persistent and serious mental illnesses.
    • A Michigan Chauffer’s license.
    • He/she shall must obtain and maintain current CPR/First Aid certification.
    LOCATION: Inkster, MI (on Inkster. between Cherry Hill and Michigan Ave)

    TWO (2) Full-time positions: Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm, some weekends and holidays
    Hegira offers a competitive benefits package including healthcare benefits, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, 403(b) retirement savings plan with company match, life insurance, wellness incentive, and generous paid time off benefits. As a 501c (3) organization, Hegira employees are eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program for student loans. HHI also offers regular in-house training opportunities.

    Clubhouse staff have generalist roles and share employment, community support, evening/weekend/holiday, and unit responsibilities. Central to this role is the active engagement of members in all aspects of unit and clubhouse operations. Staff complete unit work with members, not for members.
    • Staff assist members in developing vocational, educational, housing, and socialization goals and objectives.
    • Responsible for planning and coordinating unit work tasks.
    • Provide training and coverage on transitional employment job placements and contribute to job development efforts.
    • Provide coverage on rotating basis for activities. This position may be in our Culinary Unit or Business Unit.
    • Provide supportive counseling, crisis intervention services, skills training, and relapse prevention strategies to program members as needed.
    • Provide psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) services to program members as outlined in the Clinical Policies and Procedures Manual.
    • Plan and coordinate assigned tasks in cooperation with other HHI personnel to ensure quality care and continuity of treatment.
    Required characteristics, skills, and abilities: consistently upbeat and energetic attitude, ability to maintain focus in a dynamic environment with many interruptions and distractions, self-starter, creative thinker, encouraging demeanor, maintain a high level of energy and focus, manage competing demands on time, keep space and tasks well organized, analyze tasks and spaces for barriers to utilization and develop interventions to address them, remain relaxed and nonreactive when others are upset, stand and move for long periods, stay alert and positive, engage with small and large groups.

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