Case Manager - SSVF

Case Manager Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess functional and social needs of clients in order to develop, implement and monitor service plans leading to increased self-sufficiency, including housing.
  • Assess housing needs of clients and develop a Housing Stability Plan,
  • Provide office and in-home visits on an ongoing basis as needed by clients, including follow-up services,
  • Monitor, document and report client progress in HMIS and in client case files,
  • Maintain client confidentiality and respond to clients in a timely manner,
  • Provide outreach to the community regarding resources available in the SSVF Program,
  • Recommend payment for rapid re-housing and complete paperwork per policy,
  • Maintain documentation of all payments to clients and all program expenses,
  • Guide clients through the process of obtaining and maintaining housing,
  • Comply with established policies and procedures,
  • Attend scheduled team meetings and training,
  • Perform other duties and special projects as required.

 Outreach Specialist Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains familiarity with client population through direct contact and contact with other persons and agencies having knowledge of them. Learns and maintains knowledge of the locations and movements of homeless persons and the social and physical environments, problems and resources used, as well as other patterns or characteristics of the sub-culture.
  • Provides other services to homeless veterans and families such as disseminating educational materials and flyers; donates clothes, personal care items, food and other basic necessities on an individual, as needed basis; helps schedule and arrange or provides for transportation to initial appointments, as necessary and appropriate.
  • Develops and maintains familiarity with all relevant public and private agencies and service providers in Bakersfield, that provide assistance to or otherwise deal with the homeless, including law enforcement, social, medical and mental health services; maintains knowledge of what each offers, their respective referral, intake and admissions criteria and other relevant policies and procedures and forms and paperwork requirements.
  • Maintains adequate records as to outreach activities; fulfills all other documentation requirements as required by administration of grant for supportive services. 

 Skills/Requirements:

  • Experience working in human services field;
  • Valid California license with a satisfactory driving record;
  • Must be able to drive company vehicles to transport clients.

 Preferred:

  • Previous case management experience.

Job Type: Full-time/Temporary

Temporary, ends on June 30, 2018. Any continuation beyond June 30, 2018 is contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funding. Employment is at-will.

Salary: $15.00 /hour

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Case Manager - Grant & Per Diem

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess functional and social needs of clients in order to develop, implement and monitor service plans Assess housing needs of clients and develop a Housing Stability Plan,
  • Provide office and in-home visits on an ongoing basis as needed by clients.
  • Monitor, document and report client progress in HMIS and in client case files,
  • Maintain client confidentiality and respond to clients in a timely manner,
  • Recommend payment for rapid re-housing and complete paperwork per policy,
  • Maintain documentation of all payments to clients and all program expenses,
  • Guide clients through the process of obtaining and maintaining housing,
  • Comply with established policies and procedures,
  • Attend scheduled team meetings and training,
  • Added to monthly On-Call schedule
  • Perform other duties and special projects as required.

 Skills/Requirements:

  • Experience working in human services field;
  • Two years of case management experience;
  • Knowledge of Housing First components
  • Valid California license with a satisfactory driving record;
  • Must be able to drive company vehicles to transport clients.

 Preferred:

  • Experience with homeless population and/or working with a diverse socio/economic population. 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour

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