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Case Manager - Veteran Services

PATH (People Assisting the Homeless)
Los Angeles, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $22 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, dental, life insurance,
Job Description

JR 2300
Case Manger - SSVF
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Salary: Starting at $21.64/hr DOE
Full Time
Non-Exempt

PATH 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. This position welcomes candidates at all experience levels with compensation commensurate with experience. 

ABOUT OUR SSVF PROGRAM
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:

  • Experience with HMIS.
  • Lived and/or professional experience relevant to issues related to homelessness and/or working with vulnerable populations.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of or experience with case management techniques, including critical time intervention, harm reduction strategies, crisis intervention techniques and motivational interviewing. 
  • 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
Company Description
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 (People Assisting the Homeless)

Address

340 N Madison Avenue

Los Angeles, CA
USA

Industry

Healthcare

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