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Housing Coordinator

Company: Gandara Mental Health Center
Location: Springfield
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Job Description:

Housing Coordinator115-379Housing CoordinatorWe're looking for a Housing Coordinator with Adult Clinical Community Services (ACCS) Persons to provide services to obtain and maintain permanent housing. The Housing Coordinator also provides outreach services to a caseload. S/he works within the Agency's team model, establishing open communication, support, and accountability among co-workers.I. CLIENT SERVICES

  • Helps develop treatment plans.
  • Initiate contact with Persons and engages participants in gathering housing history.
  • Works in developing a focused strategy for each person or family as it relates to self-sufficiency, permanent housing, and strengthening economic stability.
  • Assists Persons in accessing all available entitlements such as toolbox, relocation, fuel assistance, weatherization assistance, and RAFT.
    • Assists Persons in finding appropriate housing.
    • Provides tenant education regarding rental and landlord responsibilities.
    • Provides constant open communication with landlords, building trusting relationships to ensure longevity in permanent housing placements.
    • Recruits and develops strong relationships with landlords.
    • Negotiate leases and rent amounts.
    • Conducts outreach to landlords.
    • Actively participates in landlord realtor associations.
    • Understands the needs, interests, and concerns of landlords.
    • Able to help participants identify their housing needs.
    • Knowledgeable about landlord-tenant law and can advise landlords and tenants about their mutual rights and responsibilities.
    • Assist Persons with budget preparation.
    • Transports Persons to housing viewings.
    • Interacts with Persons in order to assess needs, provide information, discuss problems, identify patterns and stressors, and encourage growth and development.
    • Assists Persons with activities of daily living, e.g. food shopping and preparation, housekeeping, laundry, budget/banking.
    • Transports Persons in matters related to service delivery, e.g. medical appointments, shopping, job interviews, vocational programs, banking, and laundry.
    • Administers medications in accordance with MAP policy and procedures.
    • Provides for and participates in recreational activities e.g. dining out, spectator sports, movies, shopping.
    • Deals with entry and termination issues.
    • Provides crisis intervention.
    • Notifies supervisory staff immediately in the event of a crisis, suspected illegal activity, or any behavior constituting an incident in the program.
    • Visits Persons; attends hospital group therapy meetings when appropriate.II. PROGRAM STAFF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
      • Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with program management staff.
      • Assure adherence to program treatment philosophy.
      • adheres to Agency and Program policies and procedures.III. COLLATERAL/ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
      • Work within processes and procedures of the ACCS.
      • Strengthens relationships between agency, ACCS, programs, and the larger community
      • Act as an inter-Agency liaison.
      • Attend and participate in Agency committees as required.
      • Attend supervision with the Assistant Program Manager.IV. ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES/RECORD KEEPING - necessary to meet administrative requirements of the job by government bodies, funding sources agency policy, etc.
        • Completes documentation in accordance with Rehabilitation Option Standards.
        • Completes documentation in the Agency's Electronic Health Record (E.H.R.) System, ehana.
        • Maintain clinical records, including but not limited to: Map documentation, Client Funds Management (including monthly budget and reconciliation forms), incident reports, et al.
        • Attends weekly team meetings.
        • Attend weekly/bi-weekly supervision with the Assistant Program Manager.
        • Attend monthly group meetings/group supervisions with CHD's Housing Manager and any other meeting deemed necessary by the Housing Manager.V. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT - necessary to develop to full potential professionally
          • Seek and use training opportunities external to the Agency.
          • Attend Agency-required trainings.
          • Participate in relevant Agency and/or community task forces.
          • Engage in self-evaluation to develop professional goals. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
            • High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor's degree in a related field (Psychology, Social Work, etc.) preferred.
            • 1 to 2 years of experience in a mental health-related treatment program.
            • Experience with housing supports and/or managing affordable housing.
            • MAP Certified preferred.
            • Valid Driver's License and reliable vehicle for work purposes.G?ndara Center provides residential, mental health, substance abuse and preventive services for children, adults and families across the Pioneer Valley and eastern parts of Massachusetts. Founded in the Hispanic community, we value cultural diversity and strive to provide culturally competent, innovative services to a diverse communitySpringfield, Massachusetts, United StatesFull-Time/Regular PI112464250

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