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Supported Housing Coordinator

Location: Middletown, NY, United States
Date Posted: Jul 3, 2024

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Description

Location: Monticello, NY 
Hours: M-F flex with 1 late evening weekly and 1 weekend evening (monthly)
Salary- $58,458.40

The Supported Housing Case Management program provides housing for Seriously Mentally Ill single adults who are eligible for DSS benefits, SSI or SSD, with Behavioral health and Chemical dependency issues. It also provides housing for individuals who reside in OMH psychiatric centers, Article 28 inpatient hospitals, residential treatment programs and adult homes as well as housing for individuals who are and have been residents of either OMH Psychiatric Centers or OMH operated residential programs for one year or longer.

The Ideal Candidate will:-

  • Supervise the staff that engage the recipients and create a shared Housing Health and Recovery Plan that will reflect the principles of person-centered, strength-based recovery, with the ultimate goal of self-sufficiency.
  • Provide staff training and orientation to the staff who oversee client caseloads.
  • Provide services and training to staff that will touch all of the life domain areas including employment, finance, permanent relationships, medical needs, health, legal concerns, family, parenting, education, transportation, safety, culture, spirituality, and social.
  • Partner with staff and recipients as they integrate into the community of their choice and support them to make informed choices of the available supports, services, and recreational opportunities
  • Respond and Intervene in crisis situations as needed
  • Work closely with community providers on facilitating a smooth transition for all referrals into the Supported Housing Program.
  • Serve as a model, guide to staff towards helping clients achieve the highest level of independent community living.
  • Train and assist staff with plan for discharge when the recipient is ready to transition out of Supported Housing. Anticipate supports and services needed to highly support the transition and ensure implementation of all linkages to facilitate success.
  • Oversee the QA components of required documentation of services provided
  • Train staff and comply with regulations set by employer, as well as NYS OMH
  • Work a flexible schedule evenings and weekends as needed to ensure the needs of all recipients are met.
  • Evaluate staff performance on at least an annual basis.


Qualifications:
2 years of experience working in case management or mental health services and/or equivalent experience
•   Excellent interpersonal and engagement skills
•   Very Good organizational skills
•   Be available for Off-hours on-call and emergency situation response

Education: BA required, minimum 1-3 year

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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