Intake and Homeless Prevention Case Manager MHP or QMHP
Renaissance Social Services
January 9, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Provide supportive services to Renaissance Social Services, Inc.’s clients and residents and homelessness prevention services to areas served by the organization.
Job duties include but are not limited to:
Working within HMIS and the Coordinated Entry System to pull names of disabled and homeless participants for openings throughout the agency;
Ensuring proper documentation of homelessness and disability in accordance with requirements of a HUD SHP program;
Carrying a case load of participants within the Housing Stability Program;
Interfacing with building management, landlords and community stakeholders;
Providing evidence based supportive services, community building and life skills activities;
Providing information, linkage, referral and advocacy for clients and residents with agencies in the community, including crises intervention services when needed;
Working with clients and residents to increase their skills and income, improve their self-determination, and maintain residential stability;
Maintaining the confidentiality of client information in any written, oral, or electronic form including, but not limited to, health information, HIV/AIDS status, and disability information. Releasing such information only as needed and with the proper release from the client unless mandated by law;
Reporting all incidents of abuse, and/or neglect as required by state law;
Providing service planning, coordination, and implementation of services needed;
Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records and files on all clients and residents receiving services, including maintaining records necessary to fulfill grant requirements;
Managing State Homelessness Prevention and Emergency Funds while providing homelessness prevention resources for community members in need.
Additional duties not listed may be required depending upon the need of clients and residents and at the discretion of your supervisor.
Minimum of a bachelors degree in social work or a related field and two years of recent experience providing services to people with mental health disabilities or experiencing homelessness.
Must have the ability to relate appropriately and effectively with residents and families, to other staff and to personnel of other community agencies; knowledge of and access to community resources, instructional skills to present information; skill to organize and document notes and service plans; knowledge of and willingness to match programs and services appropriate for clients and residents; skill to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team including residents.
Must have a valid Illinois drivers license and a working automobile.
Additional Salary Information: Salary dependent upon experience and licensure