Case Manager
HELP USA

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Post Date: Jul 20, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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Description
As a Case Manager for one of our Homebase programs, you’ll provides case management services, crisis intervention, and advocacy for individuals and families facing a housing crisis and who are at risk of shelter entry or re-entry. You’ll work toward the resolution of the housing crisis and address other immediate needs that the client may have that are contributing to the crisis.


Specific responsibilities will include:

-   Completing initial intake interviews with new clients and conducting thorough needs assessments to determine program eligibility.
-   Working with clients to establish services plans leading to crisis resolution and self-sufficiency.
-   Providing clients with service referrals for employment, training, vocational training, and education.
-   Advocating for and assisting clients with the service delivery system to ensure receipt of entitlements and housing stabilization.
-   Coordinating with the Housing Court Liaison and Housing Specialist to provide court advocacy and relocation services as needed.
-   Preparing thorough, accurate, and complete program financial assistance requests, as needed, to assist with resolving clients’ housing crises.
-   Participating in program outreach efforts and making presentations to community-based organizations in order to increase program enrollments.

Requirements

-   Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field required.
-   Knowledgeable of relevant state and county regulations.
-   A minimum of two years’ experience in case management, assessment, counseling and crisis intervention preferred.
-   Strong verbal, written, and negotiation skills.
-    Experience with and knowledge of NYC/NYS housing subsidies a plus.
-   Strong organizational and documentation skills.
-   Ability to take the initiative, be dependable and resourceful, and pay keen attention to detail.
-   Excellent organizational skills to enable successful management of multiple tasks in a timely manner in a fast paced and demanding environment.
-   Knowledge of family systems approach to practice preferred.
-   Knowledge of team concepts preferred.
-   Computer literate, specifically with Microsoft applications, required.
-   Able to provide evening and weekend coverage as needed.
-   Valid US Drivers’ license a plus.

EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.


Contact Details

URL: https://helpusa.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/e941d05a-d292-ff21-cebc-207cd638923b/apply?source=1345782-CS-28471