In an effort to support individuals at the Public Safety Facility that have substance use disorders, we are hiring a Substance Use Coordinator. This position will support direct access to treatment, coordinate information, resources, and referrals with the District Court, attorneys, probation, and other mental health services providers. This position will also provide goal planning to meet the individual’s person-centered goals while completing any court ordered requests. The ideal candidate will be licensed as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor, knowledgeable about best practices for harm reduction, well organized, and able to facilitate timely communications and engagement with residents, contract providers, the courts, probation, and community providers. The individual in this position will work with one other Substance Use Coordinator to focus on person center work with people in the Public Safety Facility.
Location and hours:
This position is hybrid and will be performed both on-site at the Government Center at 300 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55487 and remote as job duties require. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with flexibility. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in or relocate to Minnesota or Wisconsin.
In this position, you will:
Coordinate and perform review of direct access and comprehensive assessments for individuals with substance use disorder (SUD).
Engage with community providers, public safety staff and business partners about SUD needs and direct access coordination.
Coordinate with contracted providers to complete connections to resources and services.
Review and calculate the data related to tracking distribution of work and follow up with requests by the courts and other business partners.
Need to have:
One of the following:
Master's degree or higher in social work or closely related field with course work emphasis in areas such as social work methods, human growth and behavior, and principles of social welfare.
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or human services, and at least 18 semester (27 quarter) credits of graduate work in the above areas, and three years or more of full-time supervised experience as a social worker.
Licensed as a Graduate Social Worker by the Minnesota Board of Social Work.