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Housing Success Specialist

Company: South Brevard Sharing Center
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Job Description:

Position Title: Housing Success Specialist - FLSA Classification: Non- Exempt- Salary Reports To: Executive Director Date: 02/06/2020 POSITION SUMMARY The Housing Success Specialist is a skilled individual holding experience in person-centered therapy, harm reduction, and treatment of co-occurring disorders, with a professional interest in leading innovative community-based care work with special populations who have complex health needs. The position is responsible for managing a caseload of approximately 15 cases to help unsheltered individuals with long histories of homelessness successfully reintegrate into the community. Individuals are prioritized by need for floating Intensive Case Management (ICM) support based on the Critical Time Intervention (CTI) model that is client-centered and housing-led, with choice in affordable and appropriate housing offered through program partners, including Heritage Park at Crane Creek , a new 108 unit affordable and supportive housing community opening in 2020. Through the Housing Success Specialist's support, individuals from the homeless population will be engaged in their natural settings in partnership with the local homeless services network and hospital system. The Critical Transitions Team will work to build an individualized relationship with each participant, and facilitate a full needs assessment, housing search and move-in, community care linkages, and housing stability and quality of life, with the intentional goal of ICM disengagement after nine months (following transition to independent living and less intensive services). Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Meeting with individuals to gather personal information and build a picture of what each individual needs Providing appropriate community and partner resource information and referrals Assisting tri-morbid individuals with developing their plan and working together on how to progress through the plan to achieve housing and life stability Ensure all required client documents are collected and recorded in accordance with agency policy Maintain and enforce system-wide confidentiality Maintain and enforce the keeping of detailed logs of services provided to all clients in the agency database Attend appropriate training to advance knowledge in the field REQUIREMENTS Bachelors or Masters in Social Work, or degree in the field of human services, mental health, substance abuse, criminal justice, or similar Must be CPR/AED Certified or be willing to become certified within 30 days of hire Must have past experience or familiarity with affordable housing programs funded by federal, state and local government (e.g. COC, CDBG, HOME, and SHIP) Familiar with the evidence-based ICM models such as CTI, Pathways to Housing, and/or ACT Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus Minimum of one year previous experience with a community health or dual-diagnostic treatment program serving special populations (e.g. homeless, people who use injection drugs, LGBTQ+, or recently incarcerated) that incorporated harm reduction and addiction medicine methods ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Responsible for implementation practices of client-centered, housing-led intervention to care for individuals who have long histories of homelessness and complex needs Monitoring and maintaining service priorities and impact based on evolving community needs Interface with professional contacts (hospital, health clinics, correctional facilities, addiction treatment facilities, not-for-profit organizations) Advocate for access to community resources for participants; ensure the best interests of the participants under care and fulfillment of their needs Conduct psychosocial assessments and treatment planning with participants Provide effective outreach and maintain working relationships with participants Provide crisis intervention and risk assessment as necessary Coordinate care goals and treatment planning for addiction, support services, community service access (ie. medical care, financial assistance, vocational training, etc) Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association Excellent collaboration skills required for community relationship building Strong verbal and written communication skills Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications PHYSICAL DEMANDS Visual acuity and hand-eye coordination to perform tasks and operate equipment as needed Normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and office equipment Standing, walking, bending, stooping, and lifting as job requires for possibly extensive periods of time Handling, lifting and moving of objects, equipment and supplies of up to 20 pounds as needed Variable working hours and locations, including meeting participants in natural settings such as unsheltered locations, facilities, at home, and other community-based settings MENTAL DEMANDS Work in a stressful, public contact environment with individuals of various ages, cultures and socio-economic statuses Professionalism, courtesy and respect required when interacting with participants and staff Concentration on multiple priority activities Efficient response to emergency situations Exercising of appropriate judgment when responding to emergency situations Adaptation to change Maintenance of confidentiality in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act Ability to exercise self care when working with individuals who have a history of trauma, are more likely to experience trauma, and have higher morbidity than the general population

Keywords: South Brevard Sharing Center, Melbourne , Housing Success Specialist, Other , Melbourne, Florida

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