Case Manager - Collaboration of Housing Resources (COHR)
JOB DETAILS:
Experienced
Avivo - 1825 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Full Time
Associates Degree
Use own vehicle for work purposes
Day
Housing Case Management
POSITION SUMMARY:

The Housing Case Manager with the COHR Team serves single adults, experiencing long-term homelessness, in scattered site apartments in the community. This position will be responsible for housing search and landlord relations, as well as rule 79 Adult Mental Health, Targeted Case Management and subsidy management. This team utilizes Housing First and Harm Reduction models to assist individuals who have experienced long-term homelessness to find and maintain housing.  We have two positions available, one of which requires a person who is Bilingual Spanish speaking.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct an initial assessment and develop an Individual Community Support Plan that will assist clients to address their needs, deficits, and goals.
  • Visit clients in their home as well as the community on a regular basis to check progress, provide support and monitor mental health functioning and medication effectiveness.
  • Refer clients to appropriate community resources and arrange transportation or transport to appointments as needed.
  • Cultivate relationships with landlords willing to provide housing for participants.
  • Communicate with case management team members, community professionals, and other service providers to ensure that services for client are coordinated.
  • Maintain client files and program records, court reports, and develop reports as required.
  • Participate in clinical supervision, staff meetings, and meet regularly with program coordinator for individual supervision to meet supervision requirements.
  • Comply with HIPPA and Data Privacy Practices.
  • Positively represent agency, program and participant needs.
  • Actively participate in agency’s undoing racism plan.
  • Assist in direct supervision of clients during open social/recreation at the CSP.
  • Work in collaboration with Volunteer Services to assist in supporting volunteer positions which may fall within your program area.
  • This position will require the ability to work outside regular business hours on an occasional basis to meet client and program needs.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral sciences or related fields including, but not limited to, social work or psychology from an accredited college or university; or an Associate Degree with four years experience as case manager associate. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Have at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with serious mental illness.
  • Working knowledge of harm reduction and housing first
  • Experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness.
  • Experience working with a caseload is preferred.
  • Ability to relate to and advocate for diverse client needs and interests.
  • Ability to complete paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ability to learn and understand client needs and mental health recovery related to the provision of community mental health services.
  • Able to travel independently, possessing a valid drivers’ license and auto insurance. Willing to transport clients in personal vehicle, if needed.

BENEFITS INCLUDE: Avivo offers competitive salaries and compensation, including a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include a generous PTO policy and company observed holidays as well as health and dental insurance, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a retirement savings plan. Health insurance coverage is also available for domestic partners, in addition to other optional benefits.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Please provide a letter of interest and resume highlighting your experiences and qualifications. Candidates are invited to submit their application online through our website at https://avivomn.org. For Questions on your application, e-mail recruitment@avivomn.org

 

Avivo serves nearly 15,000 Minnesotans each year, helping them achieve recovery, employment, and economic advancement. Founded in 1960, Avivo provides chemical and mental health services, career education, and employment services. We specialize in helping individuals and families who face personal or systemic barriers – poverty, homelessness, joblessness, chemical addiction or mental health concerns – achieve recovery and economic stability. We believe everyone deserves the chance to live well and work well. For more information, visit https://avivomn.org

 

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Avivo is an equal opportunity employer and will recruit, hire, promote and transfer qualified persons into all job classifications regardless of race, gender, religion, skin color, national origin or ancestry, physical disability (including pregnancy) or mental disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, legally protected medical condition, family care status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic characteristics.

 

 

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