Housing Specialist

Job Locations US-NY-Oswego
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/13/2022 1:59 PM)
Category
Supported Housing
Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Shift
Days
Department
Supported Housing
Corporation Name
DePaul Community Services (DCS)

Overview

$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS! DePaul's Lock 7 Apartments, a Single-Site Supportive Housing Program, is now hiring for a full-time Housing Specialist! This position is responsible for the oversight of clients enrolled in the Supported Housing portion of the SP SRO housing.

 

This full-time position is eligible for the following benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Generous PTO & Paid Holidays, 403B, Employee Discount Programs, and Staff Recognition Programs.

Responsibilities

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.

Work Environment

Lock 7 Apartments, a Single-Site Supportive Housing Program, is a New York State Office of Mental Health funded program that provides long-term or permanent housing where residents can access the support services they require to live successfully in the community. Lock 7 Apartments is a 80-unit building; 30 units are reserved for the Supportive Housing Program. 

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