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Transitional Housing Specialist

Company: Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Are you excited by the prospect of working for an organization that values your professional development, offers promotional opportunities, has flexible hours AND gives you a chance to make a difference in the lives of children and families? If so, read on!


Gulf Coast JFCS is comprised of over 500 dedicated people committed to improving the lives children and families of all religions and nationalities. The only prerequisite is need. Annually, GCJFCS supports more than 30,000 people throughout Florida. Our programs are designed to protect children from abuse and neglect; to help people overcome substance abuse, to manage mental health, or to gain control of debilitating behaviors; to care for and connect seniors to needed services; to provide emergency financial and food assistance to support Holocaust survivors; and to welcome and help resettle refugees from around the world.


Full Time employee needed to maintain an active caseload consisting of individuals with mental health or co-occurring disorders in Pinellas County. Specialists will work directly with clients in the community to assist them with locating and transitioning into independent living. Transitional Housing Specialist will link them with the necessary community support services, prepare assessments and any related social, financial, or medical history reports or forms as they pertain to the clients needs. Specialists will be primarily responsible for the clients and accountable for the coordination, management, and provision of quality services to ensure the clients welfare.


  • Prepare assessments and any related social, financial, or medical history reports or forms as they pertain to the clients needs and case record.
  • Establish a relationship with the client, family/guardian, significant other, and all other service providers connected to the client.
  • Participate in client staffing's and follow-up as assigned.
  • Coordinate the service planning process, with the primary goal of assisting the client with achieving independent living.
  • Apply for support funds as needed.
  • Maintain an active caseload consisting of clients in the community and link these clients with the necessary community support services required for maintaining the individual.


  • $18 per hour
  • Flexible hours
  • Continuous training and professional development opportunities
  • Excellent Benefits package
  • An opportunity to make the world a better place!


BS/BA degree in the human services field. Experience in behavioral health preferred.

Must participate in at least 10 hours of continuing education/training per year.

Must be computer literate.

Keywords: Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services, Clearwater , Transitional Housing Specialist, Other , Clearwater, Florida

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