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Case Manager, MSW - Lancaster VASH (JR 1733)

Lancaster, California · Volunteering/Non-Profit
JR 1733
Case Manager, MSW
Lancaster, CA 93535
Salary: $24.03/hr DOE
Full Time
Non-Exempt
 
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is currently seeking master’s level social services candidates (MSW or MFT) to join our Veteran Services – VASH team in Lancaster 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. 
 
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, MSW?
The Case Manager, MSW utilizes their experience and expertise in social work to provide field-based case management and therapeutic services to Veterans experiencing homelessness. Responsibilities of the Case Manager, MSW include:
  • Conducting intake assessments and collaborating with clients to develop individualized treatment plans that address barriers to obtaining and stabilizing and housing with short- and long-term goals
  • Providing on-going case management services and support including independent living skills, housing stabilization, money management, community integration, employment linkage, assistance with benefits establishment, and linkage to community providers for services, such as health care or substance use, as needed to attain treatment plan goals
  • Providing on-going therapeutic case management support to asses progress and ensure treatment plan outcomes or met or adjusted and necessary
  • Providing clinical consultation and supervision to other PATH team members as requested
  • Maintaining documentation standards as set forth by the program contract and PATH policies
WHAT YOU BRING
We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Maintain and execute confidential information according to HIPAA standards
  • Have experience in homeless services, case management, mental health, and/or permanent supportive housing
  • 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
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
For this role the Case Manager, MSW must:
  • Hold a Master's in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited university
  • Be able and willing to provide community and in-home services on a regular basis
  • 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
READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE THROUGH ACTION?
If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Careers Site at www.epath.org/careers and search for JR# 1733 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.
 
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