Description We have a wonderful opportunity for a Case Manager in our new Transition in Place Housing Program (TIP). The Case Manager provides case management services for young adults ages 18-25. Services provided center primarily around strengthening independent living skills and housing permanency along with career and education development.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Intake and assessment services to the identify needs and strengths of the referred young adults. • Develop relationships with landlords and provide mediation between landlords and young adults as needed. • Assist and support young adults with housing searches, housing placement and other activities. • Assist young adults with developing permanent housing plans. • Assist young adults in maintaining permanent housing once achieved. • Assist young adults in developing and implementing an "Individualized Program Plan" to meet long-term housing and independent living needs. • Provide case management services on an ongoing basis to young adults in program. • Assist participants in finding and maintaining gainful employment and/or education plans • Assist young adults in skill-building including independent living skills. • Monitor young adults housing conditions (residence) to ensure safety and/or cleanliness issues are addressed in a timely manner. • Collaborate with referring BWC Staff and outside agencies • Work with outside agencies to ensure quality of care for young adults. Utilize community resources to meet needs of young adults in the program. • Provide referral assistance to legal services, health services, drug and alcohol services and mental health services. • Maintain client files to agency standards including paper and electronic files (AWARDS). Maintain statistical data and complete reports as appropriate. • Follow agency protocols and procedures regarding accounting and financial requests ensuring all expenses are approved and have back up documentation • Attend agency and other program meetings as appropriate. • Must be able to communicate effectively, get along with coworkers and management and deal effectively and professionally under pressure. • Ensure that office site is neat and tidy and report maintenance issues to manager or Facilities Manager immediately. • Participate in agency Program Quality Improvement Activities and Initiatives • Participate in agency Safety initiatives and proactively report safety issues to management immediately. • Regular attendance is a requirement of the position. • Other duties may be assigned.
Skills Bachelor's degree (B.A. B.S.) from four-year college or university (preferably in Social Work); or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with culturally diverse young adults required. Valid CA drivers license with access to a personal vehicle with current Ins. Fingerprinting, TB test & CPR/First Aid required.
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