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Assistant Case Manager

Company: Options for Community Living, Inc.
Location: Hempstead
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

$500 Sign-on Bonus! Options for Community Living, Inc. is looking for an Assistant Case Manager to join our team! An ideal candidate should meet the following requirements:Bachelor's Degree in health or human services and one-year qualifying experience or, Associate's Degree in health or human services or certification as an R.N. or L.P.N. and two years of qualifying experience. Experience with families preferred.A valid driver's license, clean driving record and insurance card is required. Qualifying experience: Verifiable full or part time case management or case work with persons with HIV or AIDS, and/or persons with a history of mental illness, homelessness, or chemical dependence.Our Company Benefits include:Medical, Dental and Vision InsuranceGenerous PTO: 4 Personal Days, 10-22 Vacation Days, 8 Sick Days, 11 Paid Holidays - yearly403(b) retirement plan with an employer matchEmployee Assistance ProgramTuition AssistanceWellness InitiativesPaid Training & On-the-Job TrainingPromotional OpportunitiesMileage reimbursementLife InsuranceFlexible Spending AccountSchedule:Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM or 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (35 hours/week)Responsibilities:The Assistant Case Manager assists the case manager with the placement of homeless clients with housing and identifies permanent housing that clients can afford independently in the community. Assists with linkages to educational and/or vocational resources and budgeting skills to support clients' financial independence. Provides engagement efforts to engage landlords and retain consumers in housing. The Assistant Case Manager assists with coordination and provision of support services to clients of the housing program. Responsible for the oversight of the housing sites including safety checks and regular visits, rent payment, assisting in site maintenance, and case management services or coordination with external Care Coordinators or Case Managers, as appropriate. Implement contract regulations and assist with preparation of necessary reports to funding sources. Assist both Housing Specialist during client intervention, participates in case conferences and assists with maintenance of documentation/client files.Conduct outreach and engagement efforts with landlords, brokers, realtors and clientsIdentify and inspect rental units for potential placementRetrieve community resources and donations for clientsAssists with housing placement and securing necessary benefitsWork with clients on developing budgets and ensure rent paymentsProvide referrals, linkage and follow up to community supports and programsCoach and encourage consumers in self-advocacy and self-managementMeet with clients to discuss service plan goalsProvide frequent contact, home visits and monitoring of progressAccompany consumers on clinical and supportive service appointmentsCoordinate services with Care Coordinator/Case ManagerCrisis interventionParticipate in case conferencesAssist with maintenance of binder/client files

Keywords: Options for Community Living, Inc., Hempstead , Assistant Case Manager, Executive , Hempstead, New York

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