Housing Specialist

Job Locations US-NY-LeRoy
Posted Date 4 days ago(8/10/2020 4:34 PM)
Category
Supported Housing
Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Shift
Days
Department
Supported Housing
Corporation Name
DePaul Community Services (DCS)

Overview

La Rosa Villas, a DePaul Single-Site Supportive Housing Program, is a non-licensed New York State Office of Mental Health program that provides long-term or permanent housing where residents can access the support services they require to live successfully in the community.  

 

La Rosa Villas is looking for a Housing Specialist to join our team! In this role, the Housing Specialist is responsible for the oversight of clients enrolled in the Supported Housing portion of the SP SRO housing.

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 and/or specials needs population experience (per site needs).

 

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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