Lead Navigator Specialist (#0494)

Job Announcement #0494

Aletheia House is looking for an individual to provide behavioral health services to
individuals who have been diagnosed with a substance use disorder, including an opioid
use disorder and who want to make a difference in Prevention Services. The area
served is Jefferson County.

Position Summary:
The lead navigator specialist is responsible for providing HIV/Hepatitis screenings and
substance abuse education to at-risk racial/ethnic minorities ages 18-24. The lead
navigator specialist works closely with the HIV services coordinator to accomplish the
mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide quality prevention services, outreach, and recruitment to participants in
substance abuse and HIV prevention programs in accordance with the policies
established by Aletheia House
-Provide HIV testing (contactless/drop off)
-Link eligible individuals to primary health care
-Provide virtual HIV education and POL classes
-Provide social media recruitment
-Create a social media campaign
-Provide training for Peer Leaders
-Provide Hepatitis screenings
-Provide outreach and recruitment
-Facilitate classes and report outcomes and data to the HIV services coordinator.
– Provide substance abuse prevention services
-Complete GPRA and report outcomes and data to the HIV Services Coordinator
-Document services provided in a complete, accurate and timely manner
-Report all unusual incidents that may involve participants to the HIV services
coordinator
-Attend staff meetings and trainings as required
-Perform other duties as instructed by the HIV services coordinator, chief operating
officer, and/or executive director

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree related to social services preferred. Knowledge of implementing HIV
interventions is a plus
-Prior experience in HIV education/prevention a plus
-Ability to provide services in a compassionate, ethical manner
-Valid Alabama driver’s license and good driving record required
-Ability to keep sensitive information obtained confidential
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with clients, participants, and resource
providers.

Travel Requirements:
-Travel required
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation
-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included

Job Salary:
$36,000.00/annual

Hours: Full-time, Exempt
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Flexible hours and evenings/weekends)
(40 hours per week)

Benefits:
Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations
and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors
to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

To Apply:
Individuals who are interested should send an email with one attachment including
cover letter and resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org, apply at
www.specialkindofcaring.org, or fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843.
Reference Job Code: LN-0494
* Please include both documents (cover letter and resume) in one attachment to
be considered for candidacy. *
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