• Housing Specialist

    Job Locations US-NY-Albany
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/7/2019 2:58 PM)
    Category
    Supported Housing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Shift
    Days
    Department
    Supported Housing
    Corporation Name
    DePaul Community Services (DCS)
  • Overview

    Responsible for the oversight of clients enrolled in the Supported Housing portion of the SP SRO housing.

     

    *Please note, this position is Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm.

    Responsibilities

    SPECIFIC DUTIES:

    DIRECT SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    1. Develop, monitor and update housing support plans to identify which services DePaul is to provide to maximize clients success.
    2. Assists in linkage to any necessary support services such as mental health treatment, medical, vocational and educational services.
    3. Networks with support services such as mental health treatment, medical, vocational and educational services.
    4. Assists clients in accessing and keeping all financial entitlements they are eligible for.
    5. Maintain accurate, up-to-date records.
    6. Assists the other staff in the building by performing essential duties in their absence.
    7. Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    •   Attend county SPOA meetings as part of DePaul’s intake team to help with admission decisions.
    •   Assess referrals to determine if SP SRO is an appropriate level of care for individuals.

    Qualifications

    Education:       Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of mental health experience

     

    Experience:     One year working in human services field preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    Other:             Valid New York State driver’s license. Must meet qualifications set by agency’s clean driver record policy. 

                          *Use of personal vehicle required.

     

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