Case Manager, Mental Health & Housing ($3,000 Bonus)
Job Details
Experienced
1825 Chicago Avenue S, Mpls, MN 55404 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
$19.83 - $24.79 Hourly
Use own vehicle for work purposes
Day
Housing Case Management
POSITION SUMMARY:

Do you know, you have the power to change the course of someone’s life?  Avivo employees do this every day, and we want you to join the team.  At Avivo, our employees work with utter commitment to their clients, embracing the full person, believing in the dignity of all people. 

 

The Case Manager will be working with single adults experiencing homelessness and affiliated with the Housing Supports Program (Formerly Group Residential Housing - GRH).  The Case Manager will be responsible for housing search and landlord relations, as well as Rule 79 Adult Mental Health Targeted Case Management and Housing Support program management in scattered site apartments in the community.  

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Ramsey and Hennepin County, and other formal and informal support systems, providing culturally relevant services to individuals from this community, experiencing homelessness. 
  • 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 to appointments as needed.
  • Cultivate relationships with landlords willing to provide housing for participants and assist with administration of rental assistance.
  • 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 complete reports as required.
  • Participate in staff meetings, clinical supervision, and meet regularly with program coordinator for individual supervision to meet supervision requirements.
  • Comply with HIPAA and Data Privacy Practices.
  • Positively represent agency, program and participant needs.
  • This position will require the ability to work outside regular business hours on an occasional basis to meet client and program needs.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 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 Associate Degree with four years’ experience as case manager associate
  • 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
  • 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
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and computer experience
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination 

 

PREFERRED:

  • Experience working with a caseload
  • Broad knowledge of case management activities and wrap-around services

 

BENEFITS:

  • Medica health plan
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Nice Healthcare − offers chat, video visits and in-home primary care visits
  • Dental plan
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Basic Life/AD&D & Voluntary Life/AD&D 
  • Long-term disability 
  • Option to purchase critical illness, accident insurance and short-term disability
  • 401(k) Plan − with matching contributions
  • 10 Paid holidays & generous PTO

 

IN ADDITION:

  • Mission driven culture that celebrates diversity
  • Competitive pay, based on education & experience
  • Mileage reimbursement

 

 

Avivo is a nonprofit organization which serves nearly 15,000 Minnesotans each year, helping them achieve recovery, employment, and career advancement. We believe everyone deserves the chance to live well and work well. 

 

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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