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Greater Lynn Senior Services Mental Health Outreach Worker - Bilingual Spanish in Lynn, Massachusetts

Join the GLSS Team and make a difference every day! GLSS is looking for talented and caring individuals to join our team.

Benefits: GLSS embraces the need for our Employees to have work-life balance and offers a generous benefits package that starts on your date of hire! Depending on your scheduled hours of work you may be eligible for:

  • Hybrid work schedule

  • Medical and Dental insurance

  • Health Spending Account (HSA)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Healthcare reimbursement & dependent care assistance

  • 12 paid holidays each year

  • 15 sick days per year

  • 2+ weeks of vacation starting year 1 and increasing with your years of service

  • 403b Retirement Savings Plan with an Agency match

  • Agency paid life insurance

  • Agency paid long term disability (LTD)

  • Tuition Assistance after one year of employment

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program to assist you in dealing with life challenges

  • Employee referral bonuses of up to $1,000

  • Travel Assistance Program - Free •Life Planning Services - Free

  • Optional benefits including Vision, Pet Insurance, for you and your family members, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance

    Position Overview: The Bilingual Mental Health (MH) Outreach Worker will be part of the Mobile Mental Health Team in Clinical Programs.

    Position Responsibilities: This position will follow up on new referrals for Mental Health (MH) support through home visits, intake assessments, and short term (6-9 months) support for older adults, 60 years old and over. The outreach worker will create care plans, complete referrals and document visits in the MH documentation system. The Outreach Worker will also collaborate with other providers and build a working relationship with clients to best assess their long-term support needs.

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in human services plus 1 (one) year experience OR Associate's degree plus 2 (two) years of experience working with behavioral health consumers in an outreach or community based setting

  • Bilingual Spanish required

  • Ability to build positive relationships with isolated older adults

  • Proficient in the use of computer systems, including but not limited to, Windows based software application including but not limited to Word, Excel, PPT and Outlook

  • Ability to process information accurately

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Professional demeanor and ability to handle confidential materials with discretion

  • Must have reliable transportation and valid driver's license in good standing

    Hours Full Time 40 hours a week OR Part Time 20 hours a week, Monday through Friday

GLSS is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. GLSS will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities upon request

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