Long Beach, CA 90802
Starting at $19.23/hr DOE
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is seeking Master's Level (MSW or MFT) candidates to join our Veteran Services – VASH Program as a Case Manager. This is a full-time position that will work mostly in the field and be based out of our North Long Beach location.
We offer our employees a rewarding work environment along with a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays and a retirement plan.
WHAT WE DO
Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our 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.
Our Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program works to promote housing stability among very low-income Veteran individuals or families who are experiencing or at imminent risk of homelessness.
WHAT IS A CASE MANAGER?
Case Managers work alongside a team of other case managers, housing locators, and community provides to provide field-based, direct client services to veterans experiencing homelessness. Responsibilities of the Case Manager include:
WHAT YOU BRING
- Providing field-based, mobile case management services including, but not limited to, independent living skills, housing stabilization, money management, community integration, employment linkage, benefits establishment and linkage to community providers for substance abuse and primary and mental health care.
- Providing on-going strengths-based case management and service coordination services designed to assist clients in obtaining and maintaining stable housing
- Collaborating with clients to develop individualized treatment plans that address short- and long-term
- Providing crisis intervention services focused on enhancing clients’ ability to independently problem solve, utilize effective coping skills, and manage and self-coordinate care
- Utilizing evidenced-based practices in service delivery such as intensive case management, motivational interviewing, harm reduction, critical time intervention, and housing first practices
We’re looking for candidates that:
- Maintain and execute confidential information according to HIPAA standards
- Demonstrated knowledge or experience with case management techniques including critical time intervention, harm reduction strategies, crisis intervention techniques and motivational interviewing
- Possess a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals with urgent and multiple case management and health needs
- Work just as well independently as they do on a team
- Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting and proactive
- Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally
- Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment
For this role the Level I Case Manager must:
READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE THROUGH ACTION?
- Hold a Master's Degree in a related field; MSW strongly preferred
- Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
- Have employment eligibility verification
- Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
- Have reliable transportation and:
- A valid driver’s license
- Auto Insurance
- The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
- Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
- Tuberculosis Test
- Background Screening
- Drug Test
If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Careers Site
and search for JR# 1598
to submit your application. A resume is required.
PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.