Case Manager - Supportive Housing

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Pay is based on experience. $ 15.84 - $27.70 per hour, 40 hours per week, benefits eligible. 

Caring. Hope. Giving back. Do these words resonate with you? If so, please keep reading.

Our goal at the Bert Nash Center is to build a healthier community by responding to needs and working to restore lives. We accomplish this by believing in our team. Each person that works for the Bert Nash Center contributes directly to the success of our clients, organization, and community.

Our values of compassion, integrity, equity and hope reflect in everything we do. 

Responsibilities:  

The primary responsibility of the Supportive Housing Case Manager (CPST) is to work with people (mainly adults) whom are currently struggling with symptoms of mental illness, that also need assistance with obtaining and maintaining independent community housing.  The consumers are served by the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center.

Some specific duties include:

  • To help clients to understand the symptoms of their mental illness and to minimize the effect of those symptoms in all the significant areas of their lives
  • Complete strength assessments, collaborate in treatment planning and review the treatment plan with the client
  • Assist clients in learning and practicing news skills that contribute to their recovery as specified in their individualized treatment plan
  • Provide supportive counseling, solutions focused interventions; behavioral analysis to increase client's ability to function in all life domains
  • Complete individualized assessments with clients and identify strategies or treatment options associated with the consumer's mental illness with the goal of minimizing the negative effects of mental illness symptoms or associated environmental stressors
  • Providing outreach and crisis intervention services to clients and prospective clients to enable timely access to those services appropriate and necessary for crisis stabilization with the purpose of diverting the client from hospitalization and allowing the client to maintain independent living

Qualifications:  

  • BA/BS degree (psychology, social work, or psychiatric nursing preferred) and/or four years of equivalent experience working in the human services field;
  • Ability to relate and effectively provide services to people who are experiencing mental health and housing related crisis;
  • Experience working with individuals who are experiencing a serious and persistent mental illness, have a history of substance use and might have experienced significant trauma;