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Veteran Housing Case Manager- Part Time

Veteran Housing Case Manager- Part Time

Salary: $20.00

Hours: 18.75 per week

Location: Suffolk County, NY

Availability: Immediate

Position Description:

 

Mission Statement: “To empower and inspire people of all communities to identify, pursue and sustain healthy, meaningful lives”.

 

MHAW strives to develop an authentic, diverse workforce that embraces, creates, respects and demonstrates diversity, equity, and inclusiveness in the work environment, towards one another and those we serve. We recognize that our agency is strongest when we all embrace the full spectrum of diversity and experience.  We actively seek to employ a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve.

 

MHAW is a pro-vaccination agency, and has required all staff to be fully vaccinated and encourages service recipients to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

 

Position:                                Veteran Housing Case Manager

Salary:                                    $20.00 per hour

Location & Hours:             Suffolk County, NY- Part Time 18.75 hours per week.  Nights and weekends are a must

Availability:                           Immediate           

 

Position Description

  • To help ensure and/or facilitate meals; It is expected that some clients will make their own meals while others will be receiving meals from home delivery service
  • To monitor each client’s awareness, administration, and adherence to their prescribed medication regimen
  • To coordinate and ensure on a daily basis each client follows through with their scheduled appointments and secure adequate transportation; House Managers may also provide transportation with agency vehicle when needed
  • To consistently provide personal money management; assist with banking, bill paying, budget skills, etc.
  • To assist clients to with home care service coordination such as Home Health Aid & Nursing care visits for veterans receiving Aid and Attendance or other disability assistance as deemed by the Care Manager
  • To make use of and to account for the use of petty cash funds in an effective, thorough, and timely manner
  • To understand and respect the personal privacy of agency clients and to maintain the confidentiality of their personal and clinical information
  • Documenting daily services provided in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
  • Quarterly and annual reporting responsibilities as required
  • Other reporting as necessary
Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a human service/health discipline and two years’ experience is required
  • Previous experience as a housing manager highly desired
  • Excellent inter-personal communication including the ability to establish empathic, empowering relationships with Vets who have experienced many adverse experiences since separating from military service including mental and substance abuse disabilities and trauma as well as debilitating physical conditions
  • Understanding of the key elements of recovery and wellness, including the role of family and self-help
  • Basic knowledge of the Veterans’ Administration, public health/medical health system, public entitlement and social services programs
  • Understanding of military and veteran culture
  • Sound organization skills including computer skills (agency uses electronic health records)
  • Candidate must be a reliable self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Complete a face-to-face interview and all employment application forms
  • Comply with all requested background checks
  • ALL Veterans are encouraged to apply, must have an Honorable Discharge from a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated
Application:

Send a resume and cover letter expressing your interest in this position to:

Kathy Elfers, Human Resources Director

kelfers@mhaw.org

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