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Case Manager, Navigator III - South County (JR 1529)

Long Beach, California · Volunteering/Non-Profit
JR 1529
Type: Fulltime
Salary: DOE

Since its foundation in 1984, PATH (People Assisting the Homeless) has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates its services throughout California, connecting clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. 

We are currently seeking a passionate candidate to support our mission as a Case Manager in our Rapid Re-Housing and Homeless Prevention/Problem Solving programs that serve the South County. These programs provide temporary financial assistance and services to return people experiencing homelessness to permanent housing and temporary financial assistance and services to prevent people from falling into homelessness.
 
What is a Case Manager? 
The Case Manger works as part of a team of case managers, housing locators, and community providers, to provide direct client services wherever clients are residing throughout LA County. These services include, but are not limited to, outreach and engagement, case management assessment and service planning, mainstream entitlement application and connection to employment services, housing location, addressing services needs required to stabilize clients in housing, promoting recovery, and community integration.

Make a Difference Through Impact
Case Managers help to end homelessness by: 
  • Providing mobile case management services by assisting with independent living skills, housing stabilization, money management, community integration, benefits establishment, linkage to employment, community providers for substance abuse, primary and mental health care, and all other services needed to assist clients in reaching their goals
  • Providing strengths-based case management and service coordination services designed to assist clients in obtaining and maintaining stable employment and housing
  • Developing individualized treatment plans in collaboration with clients to addressing short-term and long-term goals
  • Utilizing evidence-based practices in service delivery such as intensive case management, Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, Critical Time Intervention and Housing First practices
  • Focusing on enhancing the clients’ ability to independently problem solve, utilize effective coping skills, and manage and self-coordinate care
  • Maintaining documentation standards as set forth by the program contract and PATH policies, including maintaining compliance with HIPAA policies and practices and tracking progress and outcomes
What you bring: 
  • One-year minimum experience working in homeless services, mental health, substance use and co-occurring disorders or with vulnerable populations providing intensive case management services
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience with rapid re-housing and case management techniques, including critical time intervention, harm reduction strategies, crisis intervention techniques and motivational interviewing
  • A high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals who present for services with urgent multiple case management and health needs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A high level of motivation and a self-starting attitude
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects or tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment
Mandatory Requirements
  • Employment Eligibility Verification
  • Reliable transportation and current, valid California driver’s license
  • Updated tuberculosis test
  • Successful completion of background and drug screening
  • Ability to work schedule a flexible schedule that includes some evenings and/or weekends as needed
  • Ability to obtain CPR/First Aid certification through PATH
  • Driving is an essential function of this position
    • Must have Valid CA Driver's License
    • Must provide proof of insurance coverage
    • Must be able to qualify for PATH insurance coverage

How to apply:

Please visit the Path Career Site to apply online. Search for Job #1529 to submit your application. A resume is required.
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