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Behavioral Health - Housing Specialist

Job Description

Job ID: 1216563
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 6,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. François, Iron and Washington counties.  As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.  BJC Behavioral Health also administers the BJC Employee Assistance Program ad Behavioral Health Partners, an administrative services organization.


Role Purpose

Provide a single point of contact for BJC Behavioral Health staff, clients, and community service agencies for all housing resources. The goal of the position is to identify client housing needs and develop/maintain community partnerships to maximize available resources.


  • Regularly monitors housing and SCLP services to ensure that program roles, objectives and internal and external standards of excellence are met.
  • Increase availability of safe, affordable housing for clients.
  • Maintain BJC operated and contracted housing residential and programs and services.
  • Establish and maintain Community Development linkages within the mental health system and across non-mental health service systems by developing partnerships, collaborative relationships, and providing input to community strategic planning initiatives.
  • Provides oversight for the development of an infrastructure that enables continuous improvement for service and satisfaction, clinical outcomes and processes, financial viability, and regulatory readiness.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • No Experience

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Valid Driver's License


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • <2 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer