Residential Service Coordinator, II ( JR 992)
People Assisting The Homeless (Path)
Bloomington , California 92316
Posted 3 months ago
JOB ID: 992Full TimeWage: $21.64/hr
The Bloomington Grove Service Coordinator will work in a PSH site based capacity and directly provide service coordination to tenants in the Permanent Supportive Housing units. Service coordination services will include a range of intensive case management, mental health and substance abuse treatment focused services to tenants in the community. Service coordination services will be centered in a harm reduction and recovery focused approach. Services will be client centered, mutually developed through an individualized service planning process and include strategies that reduce barriers and increase housing stabilization and independence. Service coordination services will work in collaboration with on-site staff and community providers. This position reports to the Director of Permanent Housing.
The following reflects managements definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
- Provides service coordination services in the areas of, but not limited to: independent living skills, housing stabilization, money management, community integration, employment linkage, benefits establishment, linkage to community providers for substance abuse, primary and mental health care, and all other services needed to assist clients in reaching their treatment plan goals.
- Provide strengths based service coordination services designed to assist clients in obtaining and maintaining stable housing.
- Develop individualized treatment plan in collaboration with client addressing short term and long term goals. Provide on-going case management support to assess progress and ensure treatment plan outcomes are met or changed as needed.
- Conduct crisis and risk assessments in consultation with supervisor/ team or LCSW.
- Provide crisis intervention services focused on enhancing the clients ability to independently problem solve, utilize effective coping skills, and manage and self -coordinate own care.
- Utilize evidence based practices in service delivery such as intensive case management, Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, Critical Time Intervention and Housing First practices.
- Provide onsite services in the areas of independent living skills, cooking groups, house meetings, social events, employment linkage, benefits establishment, community integration, and other services as needed to assist tenants in reaching case plan and treatment plan goals
- Mediate and advocate on behalf of the tenant to help him/her obtain and keep housing, health care benefits, entitlements, transportation, etc.
- Maintain documentation standards as set forth by the program contract and PATH Ventures policies.
- Complete progress notes on every face to face/ telephone contact with client or collateral contact by each Friday by 5pm.
- Create a monthly calendar of activities including programing at least 2x/week including at least 1 community integration outing, 1 guest speaker, and 1 skill building class (healthy living, recovery, social enterprise, etc.)
- Ensure tenant files are up to date with all file paperwork including consents, ISPs, homeless/disability verifications, and overall general documentation
- Submit all reports on/before due dates
- Develop a housing retention plan with 3 concrete interventions to support housing maintenance as evidenced by written housing support plan.
- Maintain and execute confidential information according to HIPAA standards.
- Homeless services, case management, mental health, substance abuse certification and permanent supportive housing experience.
- Flexible work schedule to include some evenings and/or weekends as needed.
- Possesses a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals who present for services with urgent multiple case management and health needs.
- Ability to work independently and within a team environment and exercise mature judgment.
- Ability to provide community and in-home based services on a regular basis.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Highly motivated self- starter with the ability to coordinate multiple projects/ tasks simultaneously in a high pressure environment.
- Employment Eligibility Verification.
- Reliable transportation.
- Updated tuberculosis test.
- Successful completion of background screening.
- CPR/First Aid training
- Driving is an essential function of this position
- Must have Valid CA Driver's License
- Must provide proof of insurance coverage
- Must be able to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
The employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using alcohol and drugs, and who may not be attentive to basic personal hygiene, health and safety practices. The employee may experience a number of unpleasant sensory demands associated with the clients use of alcohol and drugs, and lack of personal hygiene. The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate in an office setting. Sometimes work may become stressful when working under pressure.Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, stoop, talk, hear, reach above and below shoulders; use hand and finger dexterity, keyboarding and making and receiving telephone calls. The employee may be required on occasion to lift and or carry up to 20 lbs.EEO
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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