Peter & Paul currently has an opening for a Part-time Case Manager. If you have a desire to work with a team of caring professionals that offers hope, empowerment compassion, hospitality, and chance for independence, you can help us solve homelessness for our community.
Reporting to the Lead Case Manager, this position is responsible for maintaining all required case management documentation, coordinating all aspects of client care, support, and treatment plans to assist clients in developing and reaching their desired goals.
- Willingness to take a trauma-informed, housing first approach to assisting clients.
- Assists shelter residents in forming goals upon entry to the shelter.
- Provides referrals and resources to residents that will assist them in reaching their desired goals.
- Engages with residents during their time in the shelter, following designated follow-up meeting schedule to discuss client’s progress in reaching their goals. (Meet minimally twice a month with residents)
- Assesses clients’ need for substance abuse treatment, providing additional resources to clients in need of treatment.
- Assesses clients’ need for medical and/or mental health treatment, providing additional resources to clients in need of treatment.
- Maintains client files by completing assessments on new clients; compiling authorizations, releases, and previous medical records; and writing progress notes in a timely and confidential manner.
- Assists clients with housing searches, employment searches, obtaining income and creating a budget.
- Provides conflict resolution and crisis intervention for residents.
- Participates in annual/semi-annual certifications (CPR, First Aid) training requirements and continuing education including agency in-service trainings.
- Holds residents accountable to all program requirements and terminates the shelter program if deemed necessary.
- Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings and in-services.
- Regular attendance and punctuality are required to perform job duties effectively.
- Performs other services as required by the Lead Case Manager.
Required education and experience:
- Associate’s degree in related human services field. May substitute degree with minimum of five years case management experience involving direct work with those who are homeless.
- Interest in providing services to people experiencing substance abuse, severe and persistent mental illness, dual diagnosis, homelessness and/or HIV/AIDS.
- Possesses a working knowledge of community resources available to low income housing and homeless individuals.
- Knowledge of documentation standards, HIPAA and privacy standards, crisis management and harm reduction principles.
- Working knowledge of Internet and Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Capable of partnering with and empowering program residents.
- Cultural sensitivity toward diverse populations required.
Preferred education and experience:
Preferred Bachelor’s in Occupational Therapy, Substance Abuse, Counseling, Social Work, or other related human services field (current licensure or certification strongly preferred).
Supervisory Responsibility: This position has no supervisor responsibilities.
Work Schedule: Generally, nights and weekends (5 hours per day; 4 days per week). During COVID19, flexibility to work from home.
Work Environment: This position operates in an emergency shelter environment.
Physical and Environmental Requirements: Ability to lift and carry at least 10 lbs.
Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day or no travel at all.
Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process.
To apply for this position, please send resume and cover letter by 5/22/2020 to email@example.com
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.