People Incorporated
  • Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full-time & Part-time
  • Homeless Services
  • Mental Health entry level

Full-time positions are eligible for a suite of benefits including a generous paid-time off policy.


People Incorporated serves people with mental illness in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul metro area. In 2016, we reached 12,000 individuals through more than 60 different programs. Helping people with mental illness requires great flexibility and creativity. That's why we start with the person first...developing innovative, effective services that provide the care, resources, and connections that will help each person in the best way possible. Join us in our mission to support mental health and wellness in our community through collaboration and integration of care!

We are searching for a Mental Health Support Specialist to join our team at the Hennepin and Ramsey houses!  These are transitional housing programs that serve people who experience homelessness and who are in housing transition.  We provide a safe and therapeutic environment where people can access an array of services to support them in achieving stability with their mental health symptoms.  We set them up to be successful as they transition to more permanent housing!  Responsibilities include:

  • Actively engaging with residents in their daily activities, developing positive relationships that support the client in meeting their goals
  • Providing intervention and de-escalation for clients experiencing mental health symptoms
  • Documenting observable behaviors and symptoms
  • Participating with residents during in-house and community activities
  • Coaching residents on independent living skills and coping mechanisms
  • Safely administering medications and offer coaching on medication management
  • Serving meals and completing general housekeeping 

Our houses are located in Minneapolis and St Paul and we have both full and part-time positions open.  You will be hired for a regular schedule and training is provided for all medication administration.  In general, employees must be flexible to attend supervision meetings, staff meetings and ongoing training opportunities as well as meeting the needs of our 24/7 programs.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Excellent driving record, reliable car, and current auto insurance

AND EITHER:

  • One year of experience working with people who have serious and persistent mental illness

OR:

  • Enrollment in an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program in the health or human services field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor degree in social work, psychology, or human services
  • Previous experience working with individuals with serious and persistent mental illness, chemical dependency, developmental disabilities, and/or other health conditions that impact mental health

People Incorporated offers a suite of comprehensive medical and dental benefits as well as competitive pay and paid time off. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, veterans or other status unrelated to job qualifications.

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