Senior Housing Case Manager - The Guidance Center of Westchester

POSITION: Senior Housing Case Manager


PROGRAM: Supported Housing


HOURS: 9-5


SKILLS/ABILITY: Ability to coordinate and prioritize various tasks Writing, communication and computer skills Ability to speak Spanish helpful Knowledge of HIV/AIDS helpful Capacity for public speaking


JOB DESCRIPTION: Understand contractual obligations of each program; maintain positive relationships with clients, staff, other agencies/or funding sources. Provide supervision to assigned staff Complete program reports as needed Conduct chart reviews for assigned staff Provide team leadership that fosters program effectiveness and team camaraderie Work with staff to develop and implement plans for improvement Provide case management services to assigned participants Function as a team member through attendance of weekly staff meetings Conduct home/office visits monthly or as required. Complete and submit home visit verification logs weekly. Assist participants in applying for Section 8 certificate or other appropriate Housing referrals. Assist and accompany participants to DSS & Social Security Administration for entitlements, as needed to apply for and secure benefits. Provide referrals and linkage of participants as needed to substance use treatment, vocational training, and various community resources and conduct appropriate follow-up. i.e. Health Home and Care Coordination providers. Evaluate apartment’s conformance to Housing Quality Standards for safety and habitability. Maintain assigned charts Progress notes (Monthly) Service Plans (Updated every three months) Participants consent forms (Yearly or as needed), and Other required documentation (Face sheets, enrollment form, rent calculation, and etc.) Provide supportive counseling to participants on caseload. Act a liaison with other service providers to help ensure appropriate service delivery. Assist client in developing and maintaining a budget for paying their bills such as, (Rent, Con Ed, Cable, Food Shopping, Etc.) Facilitate and mediate communication with assigned participants and landlords as needed. Reviews lease documents between participants and landlords to ensure participants are aware of, and understand the provisions of the lease agreement. Coordinate and collaborate with Finance Department to insure accurate and timely payments to landlords. Facilitate transitional support groups. Participate in case management and professional development activities such as trainings webinars, and continuing education services. Complete all other assignments.


SALARY: TBD


SEND RESUMES TO: ccreighton@theguidanceceneter.org


HIRING SUPERVISOR:

Name: Cordetta Creighton

Email: ccreighton@theguidancecenter.org

Fax: 914-664-8181


The Guidance Center of Westchester

256 Washington Street

Mount Vernon, NY 10553

TheGuidanceCenter.org

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