SOAR Specialist

Job Number: 20-072-6805

Why join us: Integral Care helps people build health and well-being so everyone has the foundation to reach their full potential.  By joining our team, you'll find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!

Employee Benefits:

  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Generous vacation/sick leave

  • 403(b) and 401(a) retirement account

  • And much more!

Job Summary:  The SOAR Specialist completes SOAR applications and provides specialized training, advocacy and assistance to consumers who may be eligible and wish to apply for SSI/SSDI benefits. Services are provided to identified individuals who have experienced or at risk of homelessness accompanied by significant behavioral health, medical, and/or substance abuse issues utilizing a recovery-based and trauma-informed perspective. The SOAR Specialist operates in a dynamic environment, develops extensive knowledge of community resources, collaborates with interdisciplinary teams and cultivates a clinical skill set by forging therapeutic relationships with diverse community members. The SOAR Specialist may operate in non-traditional settings and unstructured environments to meet individuals where they are at.

The SOAR Specialist works in partnership with racially and culturally diverse individuals to define and facilitate their desired life outcomes.  SOAR Specialists participate in diagnostic evaluations and provide assessment of strengths, preferences, functional impairments and symptoms of psychiatric and/or co-occurring disorder(s) at regular intervals to ensure optimal and personalized services.  The SOAR Specialist works under the general supervision of the SOAR Team Lead as well as a LPHA who provides ongoing evaluation and oversight of assessments, diagnoses and treatment.  Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Education:

Required:

  • Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field. 

License: 

Required:

  • Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record. 
  • Center certification (QHMP-CS) to perform case management

Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Salary:  Starting Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) salary is at $38,479-$40,739 based on education, but internal applicants are subject to Integral Care's QMHP career ladder. 

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)

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