CCR Case Manager

April 13, 2018

Columbus House, Inc.
JOB POSTING: Full Time, FLSA Non-Exempt
CT Collaborative on Reentry Case Manager Position located in New Haven CT

 

VEVRAA Federal Contractor: Priority Referrals of Protected Veterans Requested

 

Purpose
House and assist individuals in maintaining housing in the greater New Haven area who have been frequent users of “jails and shelters” via a multi-agency collaborative including DMHAS, DSS, CSSD, DOC, OPM, CCEH and Corp. for Supportive Housing.


Duties and Responsibilities
Outreach eligible clients and assist them with completing and submitting HAF/PHA/DSS housing applications; assess needs and strengths to develop client’s goals. Assist with identification and documentation for securing Basic Needs and entitlements such as Medicaid, Supplemental SS, SSDI, Nutrition Assistance, housing subsidies etc. Help identify, secure and occupy safe & affordable housing. Assist with budgeting, bill-paying, housekeeping, shopping and cooking. Help integrate mental health and addiction treatment and use of medical and wellness services. Encourage social supports such as peer activities and groups; develop connections to the community. Connect tenant to job services and employment alternatives such as volunteer work or steps towards achieving employability such as a driver’s license or completing vocational training. Other related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor's or Associate degree with 3 yrs. relevant work experience. Driver’s license, good driving record and excellent writing skills. Able to effectively use the network of substance abuse, mental health, and social services providers. Familiar with criminal justice; able to engage, manage, motivate, and support. Time management skills and computer literate with a deadline oriented mindset. Able to meet documentation requirements; complete knowledge base of all aspects of the delivery of person-centered case management. Able to assess strengths, barriers, and needs to assist in identifying personal goals, values and priorities. Ability to advocate for clients as well as support self-advocacy. Familiar with mental health, substance abuse and dual diagnosis issues and group dynamics; capacity to work within a team and foster teamwork. Flexible, able to seek out opportunities for clients to lead fulfilling lives. Crisis intervention skills, boundaries, confidentiality, universal precautions, harm reduction, strong empathetic skills using the Trauma Informed Care Values: SAFETY, TRUSTWORTHINESS, CHOICE, COLLABORATION, and EMPOWERMENT. Ability to maintain own wellness and continually strive for improvement.

 

Supervised by: Supportive Housing Manager
Salary: $17.30 to $19.23 per hour plus excellent benefits
Schedule: 40 Hours per week, Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm flexible

 

How to apply (choose only one; indicate where you saw posting):

*Email your resume and a cover letter to hr@columbushouse.org

*Send your resume and a cover letter to Human Resources Generalist, Columbus House Inc., P.O. Box 7093, New Haven CT 06519

*Fax your resume and a cover letter to 203-773-1430

*Apply via this site

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/ Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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