Sojourner's Place Case Manager ( Located in New Haven, CT)

June 21, 2019

Columbus House, Inc.
JOB POSTING: Full Time
FLSA Non-Exempt, non-essential
Permanent Supportive Housing Case Manager, Sojourner's Place

VEVRAA Federal Contractor: Priority Referrals of Protected Veterans Requested


Purpose
Under the direction of the Single Sites Housing Manager, the Sojourner's Place Case Manager provides case management services to formerly chronically homeless dual-diagnosed female adults now living in a long term supportive housing congregate living facility in New Haven. The case manager will assist individuals in finding, securing and maintaining housing and will provide linkages to educational, employment, vocational, spiritual and recreational opportunities in addition to mental health, substance abuse and medical treatment.

Duties and Responsibilities
Provide linkages for clients who are in need of social, mental health, educational, vocational, recreational, spiritual, and or substance abuse services. Provide transportation to appointments for residents. Coordinate and collaborate with other agencies and social service providers. Develop mutually reinforcing relationships with landlords and assist residents with finding housing as needed. Attend weekly and monthly agency, program and network meetings. Monitor all cases assigned and complete all documentation/charting required by Columbus House, HUD, DMHAS and Shelter Plus Care. Create strength-based person-centered service plans. Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor's Degree in Human Services required with a minimum of two years' experience working in human services or related fields. Excellent organizational and time management skills with a deadline oriented mindset. Strong written and oral communication skills employing the English language. Proficient is Microsoft Office and other common desk top applications. Able to effectively use the local network of substance abuse, mental health, and social services providers. Familiar with criminal justice and able to engage, manage, motivate, and support. Familiar with mental health, substance abuse and dual diagnosis issues and group dynamics. Complete knowledge base of all aspects of the delivery of person-centered case management. Able to meet all documentation requirements. Knowledgeable of crisis intervention, boundaries, confidentiality, universal precautions, harm reduction and motivational interviewing. Knowledge in housing first, housing law and tenant rights. Familiar with landlords in the greater New Haven area. Valid drivers' license with a good driving history.

Supervised by: Single Sites 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 Specialist, Columbus House Inc., P.O. Box 7093, New Haven CT 06519
*Fax your resume and a cover letter to 203-773-1430
*Apply via our site

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

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