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Case Manager III - Heartland Housing Connections RRH

Company: CareerLink
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

At Heartland Family Service, we are committed to building a culture that is trauma informed and values and celebrates diversity and inclusion. We believe this allows for better service delivery and innovation, as it encourages our employees to bring various experiences and uniqueness to the workplace.
Trauma Informed Care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives. - Trauma Informed Care also acknowledges the effects of -working with trauma survivors on our workforce and seeks to build collaborative and supportive working environments and relationships.
If you believe in our mission of creating healthy families and communities, and like a fast pace, collaborative and team-oriented environment, then Heartland Family Service is the agency for you.
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF WORK
The Heartland Housing Connections program provides Rapid Re-Housing services in the form of temporary financial assistance and support services to individuals and families who are homeless and residing in Douglas/Sarpy/Pottawattamie County. - This is a housing first program and utilizes the progressive engagement model in providing services. - This program targets individuals with high service needs, providing intensive case management services. - The Case Manager will work to identify, screen, and serve eligible clients through the Connections Program. - Case Management positions are specialized to work primarily with single individuals who are chronically homeless.
Intensive case management responsibilities begin at this level. - Educational requirements are very specific. - Decision making, problem solving, and highly developed interpersonal skills are critical. This position requires high level of social work skills, practice and knowledge.
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Compensation: $17.02 to $18.50
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

*Participate in outreach to homeless individuals to engage them in services and screen for program eligibility.
*Conducts interviews and assessment to accept, deny, and refer applicants.
*Responsible for verifying and documenting the eligibility of applicants and maintaining comprehensive, accurate service records for all approved or denied clients
*Work in collaboration with the Housing Advocate to assist individuals or families in locating, obtaining, and retaining suitable housing though housing search and placement services
*Assists the clients in identification of strengths, needs and goals. Develops an individualized housing stability plan in cooperation with the client. - Monitor and evaluate program participant progress.
*Provide case management services related to meeting the housing needs of program participants and helping them obtain housing stability.
*Assist program participants with critical skills related to household budgeting, money management, accessing a free personal credit report, and resolving personal credit issues.
*Provides problem solving and crisis intervention services to empower clients to develop self-sufficiency.
*Ensure required information is collected, entered into prescribed formats, and reported in a timely manner - as outlined by federal funding and internal reporting guidelines.
*Provides program information and referral services to clients and homeless service providers.
*Demonstrates knowledge of current community and Heartland Family Service programs and resources to meet client needs.
*Demonstrates ability to help

Keywords: CareerLink, Omaha , Case Manager III - Heartland Housing Connections RRH, Executive , Omaha, Nebraska

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