Company: Community Housing Innovations, Inc.
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Responsible for ensuring that all program participants are provided
with the services necessary to promote personal and economic
independence, to have skills required to obtain, maintain, and
retain permanent housing, and are living in well-maintained
JOB-RELATED DUTIES - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS These duties are essential
and specific to the successful implementation of this position.
Adheres to and enforces program regulations, policies, and
procedures. Ensures that all clients are receiving quality services
that are following the program requirements.
Assists clients in developing an Independent Living Plan (ILP) by
identifying needs and goals, and evaluates client's progress on
short and long term goals.
Provides information, referrals, counseling, crisis intervention,
direct service, and advocacy services for all clients.
Develops and maintains a resource network for referrals as related
to the needs of the individuals being served in supervised
programs. Collaborates with DSS, and other service providers to
assist clients in fulfilling ILP and program requirements.
Assists clients with direct services such as current and projected
client budget, current resume as appropriate, assistance with ADL
Responsible for face-to-face meetings with clients.
Inspects living space regularly as required by the program to
assess clients ADL needs and program compliance to assist clients
with maintaining housing.
Limits and documents improper use of agency resources by clients
such as unit damages, furniture, or appliances.
Evaluates, documents, and informs the direct supervisor of physical
plant needs of the housing unit and/or common areas.
Completes discharge plans with clients.
Submits all internal and external reports in a timely and correct
manner as required by funding agencies and/or CHI (housing logs,
unit inspection sheets, progress notes, ILPs, authorization forms
required by DSS, special projects, etc.). Maintains charts and
files in an orderly fashion.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.
PLEASE NOTE: SHIFT IS TUESDAY-SATURDAY 8:00am - 4:00pm
ENTRY LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Education: Bachelor's Degree in human services or related field,
Master's Degree in Social Work preferred. Extensive experience may
be substituted for educational requirement.
Experience: Two years' experience working in a related field such
as homelessness or housing
Certificates or Licenses: Valid driver's license
Insurance: Valid automobile insurance
Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency in English required,
Bi-lingual (Spanish) is a plus.
Computer skills: Basic competency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and
Math Skills: Ability to formulate simple financial budgets
Physical Performance: Ability to make unit visits (walk distances,
climb stairs, etc.)
Reasoning Ability: Ability to prioritize, make appropriate
decisions and judgment calls
Other Skills : Ability to relate to the underserved, homeless and
disabled populations. Ability to work independently and as part of
a team, be highly organized, assume responsibility, work well under
pressure, meet deadlines, multitask, be flexible, and maintain a
high level of attention to details.
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