Case Manager III – San Diego SSVF
San Diego, CA 92101
Starting at $19.24/hr DOE
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is seeking candidates with experience in social services to join our new Rapid Rehousing and Homelessness Prevention Program in San Diego as a Case Manager.
In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees 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.
PATH's San Diego Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) is a rapid rehousing and homelessness prevention program serving Veterans experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. The program works to rapidly rehouse and support long-term housing stability by providing participants with individualized case management, housing navigation, and temporary financial assistance services.
WHAT IS A CASE MANAGER?
The Case Manager works as part of the SSVF team to provide comprehensive individualized case management and supportive services that address all barriers to maintaining and sustaining housing long-term. Responsibilities of the Case Manager include:
WHAT YOU BRING
- Conducting intake and needs assessments and collaborating with participants to develop individualized service plans (ISP) that address barriers to obtaining and maintaining housing and accessing resources and services for identified needs, such as healthcare
- Meeting with established participants on a weekly basis to review, support and evaluate the completion of ISP goals and make adjustments as necessary
- Providing on-going case management support including, but not limited to:
- Assistance with benefits establishment
- Support with housing location, application and advocacy
- Employment linkage assistance
- Obtaining necessary documentation
- Health care and substance use referrals
- Independent living skills, such as developing budgets
- Preparing case related reports
- Maintaining documentations standards as set forth by PATH policy, program contract and applicable legislation
We’re looking for candidates that:
- Have experience in case management with highly vulnerable populations, particularly those with health, mental heath, and substance use challenges
- Demonstrated knowledge of or experience with evidence-based practices and advanced case management techniques including trauma informed care, harm reduction strategies, crisis intervention techniques and motivational interviewing
- Are proficient with computers with strong skills in Microsoft Office and experience with electronic database systems such as CRM or EHR
- 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 Case Manager must:
READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE THROUGH ACTION?
- Hold a Bachelor's Degree in a human services related field; Master's Degree in human services field (MSW, MFT) highly 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# 1685
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.