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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Sojourner's Place Case Manager (New Haven)

Columbus House, Inc.
Full Time, FLSA Non-Exempt
Permanent Supportive Housing Case Manager, Sojourner's Place

VEVRAA Federal Contractor: Priority Referrals of Protected Veterans Requested

To provide case management services to 17 formerly homeless male and female clients who are dually diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse, 9 of whom live in a permanent housing group-home environment and 8 of whom live in the community. To provide case management services and support and link consumers to educational, employment, vocational, spiritual and recreational opportunities in addition to mental health and medical treatment; link residents to permanent or supportive housing.

Duties and Responsibilities
Provide linkages for residents who are in need of social, mental health, educational, vocational, recreational, spiritual, and or substance abuse services. Provide transportation to appointments for residents; coordinate and collaborate with other agencies. Attend weekly and monthly Columbus House, program and network meetings. Monitor all cases assigned and complete all documentation/charting required by Columbus House and HUD. Enforce house rules; supervise chores. Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's degree or Associate degree with 3 years relevant work experience; valid driver's license and excellent writing skills. Able to effectively use the local network of substance abuse, mental health, and social services providers. Familiar with criminal justice and able to engage, manage, motivate, and support. Time management skills and computer literate with a deadline oriented mindset. Able to meet all documentation requirements; complete knowledge base of all aspects of the delivery of person-centered case management. Able to assess strengths, barriers, and needs to assist clients in identifying personal goals, values and priorities, ability to advocate for consumers as well as support self-advocacy. Familiar with mental health, substance abuse and dual diagnosis issues and group dynamics; capacity to work within a team and foster teamwork. Flexible, able to seek out opportunities for clients to lead fulfilling lives. Crisis intervention skills, boundaries, confidentiality, universal precautions, harm reduction, strong empathetic skills. Ability to maintain her or his own wellness and to be continually striving for improvement.

Supervised by: Senior Manager of Housing Services
Salary: $17.30 to $19.23 per hour plus excellent benefits
Schedule: 40 Hours per week, Monday -- Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm flexible

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/ Individuals
with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Ways to apply (choose one):
*Email your resume and a cover letter via Craigslist
*Send your resume and a cover letter to Human Resources Director, Columbus House Inc., P.O. Box 7093, New Haven CT 06519
*Fax your resume and a cover letter to 203-773-1430
*Apply at www.columbushouse.org

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