PSH Case Manager, Veteran's Villas
- Depends on experience
- Full Time
- Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement
- Employer Fairly Likely 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
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor
Basic understanding of the military and the Veterans Administration
Minimum of 1 year experience working with homeless population or AA degree in Human
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