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PSH Case Manager, Veteran's Villas (Escondido)

VVSD San Diego, CA
  • $19.00 Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement
  • Employer Unlikely to Respond

The PSH Case Manager offers housing retention oriented services in a permanent supportive housing setting, integrating evidence based practices effective with individuals who have experienced chronic homelessness and have mental and/or physical health needs. Such services include outreach directly with tenants, developing individual service plans, increasing access to  benefits/healthcare/mental healthcare, community integration and community development within the residential community. The PSH Case Manager will be implementing evidence-based practices, such as Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma-Informed Care, working with a range of community service providers to ensure residence are stabilizing in housing, improving their quality of life, and integrating into the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Meets weekly to conduct initial and ongoing assessment of client needs and progress
•  Maintains complete client records in accordance with agency and best practice standards
• Performs crisis intervention
•  Reviews, weekly, assigned case files
•  Refers clients, as appropriate to their individual needs, to outside resources (e.g.
medical, dental, mental health, legal, social services, veterans benefits, etc)
•  Interfaces with other staff as appropriate regarding client needs and progress
•  Facilitate support groups
•  Maintains all required documentation in HMIS
•  Attends scheduled department and agency staff meetings and trainings as required
•  Participates in interdisciplinary teams to exchange information with other staff regarding
client needs
•  Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

Basic understanding of the military and the Veterans Administration

•  Minimum of 1 year experience working with homeless population or AA degree in Human Services
•  Minimum of 6 months of paid case management experience in Human Services, Social
Work or related field preferred.
•  Knowledge of HMIS database a plus!
•  Knowledge of Housing First approach a plus!
•  Ability to prioritize competing responsibilities and thrive in a challenging situations
•  Able to change priorities at a moment’s notice
•  Must be able to fluently read, write and communicate in English
•  Must be able to comfortably, both mentally and physically, perform all aspects of job
description and other duties as assigned by supervisor
•  Must be able to sit comfortably for long periods of time
•  Valid California drivers license and up to date vehicle insurance

• Veteran Status a Plus!
• Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

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