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Residential Service Coordinator - Trinity Place (JR 2027)

San Diego, California · Volunteering/Non-Profit
JR# 2027
Residential Coordinator - Trinity Place
Salary: 
$19.23/hr. - $21.63/hr.
Regular
Full Time
Non-Exempt

 
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 Interim Housing programs provide low-barrier, high-tolerance settings for program participants, referred to as guests, who are experiencing homelessness and have a variety of complex health, functional and social needs. These home-like environments are coupled with support and case management services to assist guests with developing a plan to break the cycle of homelessness, stabilize in housing and reintegrate into the community.
 
WHAT IS A RESIDENTIAL SERVICE COORDINATOR? 
The Residential Service Coordinator works as part of a team of case managers providing supportive services to formerly homeless, senior (55+) individuals at Trinity Place Apartments. This location is a permanent supportive housing site with onsite services for Trinity Place Apartment residents.
 
The Residential Service Coordinator (RSC) will assist clients in breaking the cycle of homelessness by transitioning clients from street to housing and accessing and maintaining necessary services among health care and social services through a coordinated system. RSC will provide individualized supportive services plan by helping each client develop a plan to address barriers, support health needs, increase income, and maintain and sustain housing. As part of the plan, the RSC will identify each area in which clients will need assistance to accomplish the outlined goals and objectives (i.e., scheduling appointments, applying for public benefits, etc.) and the RSC will focus on housing and health as necessary outcomes for success, income, and maintain and sustain housing. RSC will work closely with on-site partners, St. Paul’s PACE, to assist in coordinating client’s health care needs. RSC will assist client and PACE in maintaining documentation for eligibility and on-going health services provided by PACE. Responsibilities of the Residential Service Coordinator include:
 

Supportive Services

  • Conduct intake and individualized needs assessment for all clients and collaborate with clients to develop Individualized Service Plan (ISP) that address maintaining stable housing, maintaining/increasing income and other personal goal identified by the client.
  • Meet with clients on a regular and/or as needed basis to review, evaluate and support completion of ISP goals/plans.
  • Provide ongoing case management support as needed with benefits establishment (GR, SSI, Veterans’ pension, etc..), assistance obtaining ID, birth certificate, social security cards, provide employment linkages and assistance, housing referrals as needed and any health-related referrals as identified on the ISP.
  • Provide assistance with transportation for critical appointments that impact housing stability.
  • Participate in staff meetings and training as assigned by your supervisor.
  • Identify and secure community resources.
  • Develop therapeutic and/or professional relationships with clients and systems/partners that enhance efforts to engage and retain individuals in permeant housing.
  • Provide information, referrals, linkages, and advocacy to assist clients in accessing services and resources to tenants in the Permeant Supportive Housing units.
  • Schedule and conduct new tenant orientations which can include: Assist clients with housing applications, complete supportive and subsidized housing paperwork, survey rental market for affordable housing, and advocate for clients with prospective landlords; Identify appropriate permanent housing options clients.
  • Complete case file notes and enter data into the Homeless Management Information System
  • Coordinate on-site events that are supportive of long-term housing stability.
  • Other related duties and tasks as assigned.

Contract Management

  • Gain expert knowledge of homeless populations, common barriers to housing, and over all knowledge of community resources
  • Maintain client related data tracking systems, including case notes and complete Service Point-HMIS entries
  • Prepare case-related reports including but not limited to: outcomes, successes and challenges
  • Generate client data for reporting and understand the overall importance of data collection
  • Maintain complete and accurate documentation of service objectives and outcomes as well as other services in accordance with Federal, State, County and PATH guidelines
  • Complete follow-up and retention services, as necessary, and provide back-up documentation in client file.
WHAT YOU BRING
We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Possess a minimum of a Bachelors’ Degree in Human Services/Behavior, a Masters’ Degree is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize computers and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Projects a professional demeanor and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must maintain and execute confidential information.
  • A highly motivated self-starter and ability to coordinate multiple projects/tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work with diverse communities, good problem solving and conflict resolution skills. 4
  • Training in Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Informed Care, and other related trainings are preferred, but not required.
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
For this role the Residential Coordinator must:
  • Commit to maintaining regular and consistent attendance.
  • 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
  • Provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • 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

​COVID-19 VACCINATION
Effective 11/01/2021 PATH will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination as part of the pre-employment credentialing process. 

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# 2027 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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