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Homeless Shelter Clinical Care Coordinator

Homeless Shelter Clinical Care Coordinator

Salary: $52K-$55K and highly competitive benefits package

Hours: Full time - 37.5 hours per week, some flexibility for eve/weekend

Location: Mobile: Homeless shelters in Suffolk County (Ronkonkoma and east)

Availability: ASAP

Position Description:

Position Description:

  • The Homeless Shelter Clinical Care Manager will establish supportive helping relationships with people who have significant behavioral and/or physical health conditions which are preventing them from securing permanent housing. The clinician will assess for behavioral and medical health care needs, housing and other services as well as assist in applying for and securing permanent housing.

Key activities include:

  • Establishing a trusting relationship with the individuals served
  • Building and mobilizing linkages with natural supports and formal community resources including hospitals, outpatient clinics, rehabilitation, self-help, and social service providers in order to help this client attain his/her housing and other goals.
Qualifications:

Qualifications:

The successful candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:

An LMSW, Licensed Masters Social Worker and three years’ experience is required. Bi-lingual skills and individuals with personal recovery experience are highly encouraged to apply.
Excellent inter-personal communication including the ability to establish empathic, empowering relationships with people who have experienced psychiatric and substance abuse disabilities and trauma as well as debilitating physical conditions; Strong communication skills with health professionals is also required;
Ability to provide cultural and linguistically appropriate services
Understanding of the key elements of recovery and wellness, including the role of family and self-help;
Excellent organizational, time management and computer/technology skills (electronic health records).
Knowledge of Health Homes, HARP and SPA housing

·       Clean NYS Drivers License

Candidate must be a reliable self-starter with the ability to work independently.

 

Agency to provide the following: a car, laptop with remote access, and smart phone.

Application: Please submit cover letter and resume to Kristi Bosco.

Kristi Bosco
Association for Mental Health & Wellness

(631) 676-6934
kbosco@mhaw.org

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