COVID-19 Vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption is required for employment with Jefferson Center for Mental Health. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated (Received final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen) and provide proof, or have an approved medical or religious exemption, prior to their first day of employment. Information on how to request an exemption will be provided at the time of offer.
At Jefferson Center, it is our policy and our mission to be inclusive and mindful of the diversity of everyone who comes through our doors. We are passionate about building a community where mental health matters and equitable care is accessible to all races, ethnicities, abilities, socioeconomic statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender expressions, religions, cultures, and languages.
The ERA Housing Case Manager provides case management services to clients utilizing ERA funding who are identified as needing additional supportive services in place to support long-term housing stability. This role is tasked with identifying all types of barriers which may complicate a client’s ability to obtain or maintain benefits, housing, or other basic needs; and use creative problem solving to address these issues.
This position works closely with partner agencies in the community in addition to internal staff (i.e. Housing Specialists, Facilities, and other members of the clinical treatment team) to best support client goals.
Housing Case Managers empower customers to access identified resources and assist with navigating systems of care to meet identified outcomes. Housing Case Managers provide a wide array of clinical services from a generalist perspective and are knowledgeable of community resources (including housing) and benefits. Housing Case Managers work with all program customers to assess, link and follow up on identified resources and benefits at Jefferson Center and in the community.
Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
Bachelor’s Degree (from accredited University/College) in mental health field required.
One or more years of experience in a mental health setting preferred.
Experience with Housing First and/or Harm Reduction models preferred. Knowledge of Fair Housing a plus.
Good communication, organizational, and computer skills.
Consistent evidence of timely and accurate work products required to be considered for hiring.