Temp Case Manager (Project-Based Housing) (Kensington Campus - Lancaster)
Company: The People Concern
Posted on: November 16, 2022
Temp Case Manager (Project-Based Housing) (Kensington Campus -
Lancaster, CA, USA
Thursday, October 6, 2022
Job Title: Temporary
Case Manger - Project-based
Site: Kensington Campus
Dept: Permanent Housing Services
Reports to: Program Manager
Through the use of evidence-based practices such as harm reduction,
housing first, and
trauma-informed care, the Case Manager supports Clients' housing
stability, self-sufficiency, and community integration. The Case
Manager partners with Clients who are currently homeless to assess
and address barriers to housing placement. Once Clients locate
best-fit housing, The Case Manager works to implement interventions
with recently housed Clients to support housing retention and
further coordinates multiple services to meet individualized needs.
The Case Manager collaborates with Clients to learn independent
living skills and other life-skills vital to successful transition
from homelessness into permanent housing.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Maintain a caseload of approximately 20 high acuity Clients
intensive case management services (up to 40 if low acuity).
2. Develop relationships with Clients with a focus on
facilitating independence and maintenance of improved physical and
3. Collaborate with LA County Department of Mental Health (DMH)
and Department of Health Services (DHS) programs to enhance
Clients' treatment team.
Engage Clients and implement interventions with an approach
emphasizing Client choice, harm-reduction, and psychosocial
within a setting guided by trauma-informed care, housing-first
5. Assist in the screening, intake, and enrollment of Clients
including orientation to program policies and goals.
comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments and functional needs
guide individualized treatment planning.
quarterly collaborative goal plans with Clients with the purpose of
areas that will improve quality of life and health outcomes.
8. Write and maintain accurate, complete, and up-to-date
progress notes and data in electronic databases as required by the
its funding sources.
9. Ensure all Client documents within physical charts are
accurate, current, and filed as guided by agency, department, and
confidentiality of Client information per HIPAA and internal agency
Assist Clients in applying for and obtaining all benefits to
they are entitled.
appointments, transportation, and follow-up services for Clients to
access to primary health care, mental health care, substance use
other local resources in order to build sustainable community
reduce the need for emergency health care services.
Directly transport Clients in personal vehicle to
various agencies and healthcare providers in the greater Los
Angeles area to decrease
barriers to access and increase community reintegration.
14. Support Clients by teaching and modeling life skills
such as budgeting, housekeeping, meal preparation, appointment
maintenance, and socialization within communities where they become
Communicate effectively with property managers and other third
16. Work cooperatively and cohesively with multidisciplinary
including participation in weekly staff meetings, direct individual
17. Adapt workload as directed by supervisor in response to
18. Other duties, as assigned.
1. Bachelor's degree preferred; or a minimum two years'
experience working with homeless individuals, preferably those
mental illness and/or substance addictions, or an equivalent
education and experience.
Valid Driver's license, reliable
car, auto insurance, and an acceptable driving record.
3. Willing and able to transport Clients in your personal
4. Demonstrated knowledge of case management,
to work in a high tolerance Harm Reduction model with Clients
of field and office environment.
required to sit, stand, bend; occasionally lift or carry up to 35
On occasion walk or drive to different local sites.
Will necessitate working in busy and loud environments.
Will be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and
May need to bend, stoop, twist, and sit throughout the day.
RESPONSIBILITIES COMMON TO ALL AGENCY EMPLOYEES
- Maintain a safe work environment and
confidentiality at all times
- Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining,
and resolving issues
- Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all
external and internal deadlines
- Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the
- Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
- Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and
- Respond in a timely manner in all aspects of communication
- Work with minimum supervision
9.Perform other duties as assigned
The People Concern is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to
non-discrimination in employment. We select the most qualified
individual for the job basedon job-related qualifications
regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin,
disability, ancestry, marital status, credit history, sexual
orientation, arrest and court record, genetic information, veteran
status or any other
status protected by federal, state or other applicable laws.
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