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Case Manager II - SSVF (JR 1738)

Los Angeles, California · Volunteering/Non-Profit
JR 1738
Case Manger II - SSVF
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Salary: Starting at $16/hr DOE
Full Time
Non-Exempt

 
PATH (People Assisting the Homeless) is currently seeking candidates looking make a positive impact in the lives of others to join our Veteran Services Department as a Case Manager in our SSVF Program. 

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 SSVF Program works to promote housing stability among very low-income Veteran families who reside in or are transitioning into permanent housing. The SSVF program focuses heavily on linking Veterans to resources provided by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program.
 
WHAT IS A CASE MANAGER?
As part of the multidisciplinary SSVF Program team, the Case Manager helps program participants break the cycle of homelessness and work towards housing stability by providing field-based supportive services including outreach, linkage and retention services. Responsibilities of the Case Manager include: 
  • Providing mobile case management services such as assistance with independent living and money management skills, employment linkage, benefits establishment, and linkage to community providers for substance use, mental health and primary health care
  • Collaborating with clients to develop treatment plans that address short-term and long-term goals and
  • Providing on-going case management and service coordination to assess and support progress towards goal completion and make adjustments as necessary
  • Conducting crisis and risk assessments and providing crisis intervention services focused on enhancing the clients’ ability to independently problem solve, utilize effective coping skills, and manage and self-coordinate own care
  • Maintaining documentation standards in accordance with program contracts and PATH policy

WHAT YOU BRING
We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of or experience with evidence-based case management techniques including critical time intervention, harm reduction strategies, crisis intervention techniques and motivational interviewing
  • Maintain and execute confidential information according to HIPPA standards
  • 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 must:
  • 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 Career Site and search for Job #1738 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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