Case Manager Iamesi Village

$24.64 - $27.85 hourly
  • HomeFirst Services
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • Oct 12, 2021
Full time Health Care / Medical Nonprofit-Social Services Other Professional Services

Job Description

Case Manager - Iamesi Village

$24.64 - $27.85

Program Summary:

New in 2021, Iamesi Village is an affordable housing property in Downtown San Jose intended for veterans, permanent supportive housing participants, and people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. HomeFirst Services will provide case management on-site to residents.

 

The goal of HomeFirsts case management services is to provide access to resources and support for individuals who are at risk of becoming homeless, or who are facing homelessness. The case management services will empower individuals to better manage their daily lives while promoting self-sufficiency in order to maintain their housing. The program will offer comprehensive supportive and clinical services to assist individuals with life skills, and to link individuals to a network of community resources including, but not limited to, psychiatric services, medical services, employment resources, housing resources, and income resources.

 

Responsibilities:

Direct Services (70%)

  • Maintain a caseload providing case management and other direct services to all individuals
  • Provide community-based case management services to individuals
  • Work with other team members as applicable to communicate interventions with the client and to link them to additional services
  • Collaborate with community partners regarding support services for clients
  • Participate in property management meetings to collaborate with property management on client issues and needs
  • Utilize supervision appropriately, maintaining open lines of communication, and providing updates on individuals
  • Properly report any suspected cases of abuse
  • Conduct intakes for individuals, including administering the Service Prioritization and Decision Assessment Tool (SPDAT)
  • Work with individuals to develop and implement an individual case management action plan, and provide support to help them achieve their goals
  • Assist in facilitation life skills workshops to individuals
  • Meet regularly with program participants at a frequency determined by the client's needs
  • Provide appropriate referrals to other community services
  • Assist clients with transportation needs to critical appointments, using the company vehicle

 

Documentation (20%)

  • Maintain thorough, accurate records of case management activities with every program participant in HMIS as required by grant contracts and internal compliance
  • Document all case management activity and progress notes in HMIS within 3 business days, and maintain all other case file paperwork and documentation
  • Complete and submit incident reports and behavior contracts, as needed
  • Conduct ongoing re-assessment of client needs and document in HMIS

 

General (10%)

  • Attend all meetings and training relevant to this position
  • Assist with other duties assigned
  • Know and implement agency and program policies and procedures
  • Maintain professional relations and conduct

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in human services field preferred
  • Bachelor's degree may be substituted by 2 years of case management experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

 

Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:

  • Bilingual Spanish or Vietnamese speaking preferred
  • Interest in developing relationships with community partners and outside agencies
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and be flexible with priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain priorities and meet established deadlines
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong sense of accountability
  • Ability to present oneself and the agency professionally to internal and external audiences
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and can set and meet individual goals
  • Ability to work with people of diverse socio-economic backgrounds
  • Understanding of and sensitivity to the needs of the homeless population, or formerly homeless population
  • Enjoy providing hands-on instruction in basic living and financial skills

 

Other:

  • Valid CA Driver License
  • Reliable transportation
  • Able to perform sedentary work;
  • Able to lift up to 30 lbs. on occasion;
  • Ability to use keyboard and read computer screens for extended periods;
  • Able to stand/sit for extended periods, kneel, reach and bend related to the completion of duties;

 

About HomeFirst Services:

Established in 1980, with 40+ years of experience, we are the premier Silicon Valley provider of homelessness services. We believe that everyone has the potential to get housed and stay housed. We relentlessly focus on eliminating barriers to housing and creating stability for everyone we serve.

 

HomeFirst Services serves more than 6,000 adults, veterans, families, and young adults each year at multiple locations from Gilroy to Menlo Park all of Santa Clara County as well as southern San Mateo County.

 

Services include:

  • Homelessness prevention
  • Emergency and cold-weather shelters
  • Comprehensive Veterans Services
  • Rapid Rehousing programs
  • Bridge Housing Communities
  • Emergency Interim Housing
  • Affordable permanent housing
  • Permanent Supportive housing
  • Street-based outreach

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HomeFirst Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. Additionally, HomeFirst Services participates in the E-Verify program, as required by law.

HomeFirst Services is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know.