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Homeless and Housing Specialist

The Salvation Army

Saratoga Springs, NY
30+ days ago
Saratoga Springs, NY
30+ days ago

Seeking: compassionate individuals looking to help make a difference!

If you are passionate about making a difference in someone’s life and want to work for an organization that appreciates and recognizes their employee’s success, we encourage you to apply today!

 

Our Full-time opportunities offer:

  • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time, and sick time
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Remitted Tuition program
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Some of these benefits are also available to Part-time employees as well!

 

SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position will be responsible for the housing related social services ministry for the Saratoga Springs Corps. This will include; outreach, homeless prevention, supportive case management/casework, and Health Home Care Management case load of eligible individuals struggling with housing insecurity. The individual must meet care management 3 (high acuity) state requirements and provide outreach and enrollment services to individuals presumed to meet eligibility requirements of New York State’s Health Home program. This part of the responsibility includes gathering assessments and enter documentation that confirms eligibility and identifies areas requiring supportive services.  They work with the individual and other service providers to create a comprehensive Plan of Health Care, identify additional service providers as necessary, and coordinate the continuing involvement of families and service providers in the execution of the plan. 

 

Additional individuals to be served will be identified through street outreach efforts in team setting to local schools, motels, and hotels and connect with individuals in need as they come to the corps emergency services programs. This client base will meet the HUD definition of homeless. The Housing Specialist will conduct the required Coordinated Entry and HMIS intake process. Once intake has been completed, the position will work with individuals to work toward housing stability.   


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties center around two major areas; Health Home Care Management and Homeless Outreach/Prevention.
Health Home:
• Document all case activity, including outreach, consent development and assessment, plan development, client progress and transition arrangements.
• Responsible for an active caseload of 8-12 depending on acuity level.
• Responsible for actively pursuing referrals for the program.
• Administering required assessments, updating periodically.
• Develop a comprehensive, client-driven Plan of Health Care.
• Inventory and coordinate existing services relevant to the Plan of Care, identifying and securing additional services as appropriate.
• Convene and conduct quarterly meetings to review progress, update POCs, and confirm continuing client eligibility.
• Provide education to the client concerning the nature and desired effect of services, along with information concerning conditions being treated.
• Assist individuals with the maintenance of public benefits e.g., financial, educational, social, and community services.
• Provide Health Home services for adults and children with at least medium acuity needs, including at least two services per month, with at least one of those conducted face to face.
• Assure responsible transition of client service into and out of Health Home care and between inpatient and community care as appropriate.
• Participate in mandatory and optional trainings
• Participate in supervision.

Outreach Case Management/Homeless Prevention
• Conduct outreach to local schools, motels, hotels, and other ‘hot spots’ to identify homeless individuals and families.
• Conduct assessments to determine homeless determination according to HUD.
• Complete coordinated entry and HMIS intake paperwork and database entry.
• Complete individualized plans of care for each individual to work toward stability, including housing stability.
• Conduct assessments to determine eligibility for health homes and/or Pathway of Hope.
• Identify and interact with families and individuals to assess their requirements, find internal and external social services programs that would assist them, assess their most urgent needs, appraise the situation, and listen to the clients’ concerns.
• Establish and strengthen solid community collaborations with outside agencies.
• Serve as a client advocate, enhancing a collaborative relationship to maximize the family’s ability to make informed decisions.
• Keep comprehensive records of clients’ progress throughout the process, including every call, referral, and home visit to track an individual’s success.
• Input accurate and complete data for all contacts with clients into the social services database and required data tracking into Service Point database.
• Maintain confidentiality, respect privacy, and preserve the clients’ routine and independence as much as possible.
• Attend local COC meetings and CARES-CV-ESG Street outreach meetings on a regular basis.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to business needs.


SPECIAL SKILLS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS.
• Bachelors Degree in Human/Services Field
• Minimum of two years of experience in Social Services Field
• Relevant experience in serving children and families in child welfare, crisis situations, developmental disabilities, behavioral health, primary health care, or social services
• Relevant experience working with homeless individuals and those living with significant mental health issues
• Experience coordinating and participating in team settings
• Solid writing and verbal communication; good documentation skills.
• Work effectively and knowledgeably across a broad spectrum of cultural, ethnic, and racial communities
• Ability to work in an effective and focused manner when self-directed and beyond immediate oversight
• Ability to deliver person-centered approaches
• Knowledge of community resources and counseling/social work practices with high-risk populations.
• Requires computer proficiency including word processing skills and the ability to provide culturally competent practice
• Must have valid driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements
• Must have regular access to a vehicle to provide home visits and outreach services
• Provide assistance and /or intervention with individuals, families, and children
• Perform all duties associated with job responsibilities

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Life Enrichment Assistant/Activities Assistant

The Wesley Community

Saratoga Springs, NY
30+ days ago
Saratoga Springs, NY
30+ days ago

The Wesley Community is seeking an Life Enrichment Assistant/Activities Assistant! Currently hiring for Full Time Day position working 8:30 am- 5 pm Monday - Friday.

WHAT CAN THE WESLEY COMMUNITY OFFER ME?.

  • A dedicated, caring and passionate Wesley Team ready to supportyou and provide opportunity!
  • A fun environment, including family picnics, theme weeks, recognition eventsandopportunities to become involved within our campus.

WHAT WILL I DO?

As a Life Enrichment Assistant/Activities Assistant, supporting the mission of Wesley Community will include the following responsibilities:

  • Supporting virtual communication between residents and family members.
  • Supporting in-person visitation between residents and family members.
  • Support and monitor resident engagement and safety during outdoor/courtyard visits.
  • Dealing tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
  • Demonstrating sincere interest and concern for the well-being of the residents of the Health Care Center.

WHAT IS REQUIRED OF ME FOR THIS ROLE?

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Coursework in gerontology or leisure services, activities, art , music therapy or recreation preferred.
  • Previous experience working in a leisure time setting or with geriatric populations educational or medical preferred.

ABOUT THE WESLEY COMMUNITY:

For over 40 years, The Wesley Community has provided services and programs with a commitment to compassion, caring and excellence. Our distinctive continuum of care offers a unique balance of community living and care giving that ensures quality of life at every stage of life. We are a mission driven, not-for-profit organization that puts people first. We are proud of our reputation for excellence, innovation, and a personal approach to care and services. We encourage and support our residents in their efforts to achieve their goals, and we treat them respectfully.

To us at the Wesley Community, it's more than a job: it's caring that starts in the heart.The Wesley Community strives to have its employees be part of this culture of excellence, to enjoy their work and be rewarded for their superior efforts and performance. Everything we do at Wesley is guided by our Core Values which form the acronym "CARES". These Core Values are COMPASSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, RESPECT, EXCELLENCE and SPIRIT.

Our serene 36-acre campus in Saratoga Springs, NY, offers a unique continuum of care from affordable housing for independent seniors, enriched living apartments for seniors who desire additional support, in-home health care services, short-term rehabilitation and long-term nursing care, as well as outpatient therapies for people of all ages.

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Posted

30+ days ago

Description

Seeking: compassionate individuals looking to help make a difference!

If you are passionate about making a difference in someone’s life and want to work for an organization that appreciates and recognizes their employee’s success, we encourage you to apply today!

 

Our Full-time opportunities offer:

  • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time, and sick time
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Remitted Tuition program
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Some of these benefits are also available to Part-time employees as well!

 

SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position will be responsible for the housing related social services ministry for the Saratoga Springs Corps. This will include; outreach, homeless prevention, supportive case management/casework, and Health Home Care Management case load of eligible individuals struggling with housing insecurity. The individual must meet care management 3 (high acuity) state requirements and provide outreach and enrollment services to individuals presumed to meet eligibility requirements of New York State’s Health Home program. This part of the responsibility includes gathering assessments and enter documentation that confirms eligibility and identifies areas requiring supportive services.  They work with the individual and other service providers to create a comprehensive Plan of Health Care, identify additional service providers as necessary, and coordinate the continuing involvement of families and service providers in the execution of the plan. 

 

Additional individuals to be served will be identified through street outreach efforts in team setting to local schools, motels, and hotels and connect with individuals in need as they come to the corps emergency services programs. This client base will meet the HUD definition of homeless. The Housing Specialist will conduct the required Coordinated Entry and HMIS intake process. Once intake has been completed, the position will work with individuals to work toward housing stability.   


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties center around two major areas; Health Home Care Management and Homeless Outreach/Prevention.
Health Home:
• Document all case activity, including outreach, consent development and assessment, plan development, client progress and transition arrangements.
• Responsible for an active caseload of 8-12 depending on acuity level.
• Responsible for actively pursuing referrals for the program.
• Administering required assessments, updating periodically.
• Develop a comprehensive, client-driven Plan of Health Care.
• Inventory and coordinate existing services relevant to the Plan of Care, identifying and securing additional services as appropriate.
• Convene and conduct quarterly meetings to review progress, update POCs, and confirm continuing client eligibility.
• Provide education to the client concerning the nature and desired effect of services, along with information concerning conditions being treated.
• Assist individuals with the maintenance of public benefits e.g., financial, educational, social, and community services.
• Provide Health Home services for adults and children with at least medium acuity needs, including at least two services per month, with at least one of those conducted face to face.
• Assure responsible transition of client service into and out of Health Home care and between inpatient and community care as appropriate.
• Participate in mandatory and optional trainings
• Participate in supervision.

Outreach Case Management/Homeless Prevention
• Conduct outreach to local schools, motels, hotels, and other ‘hot spots’ to identify homeless individuals and families.
• Conduct assessments to determine homeless determination according to HUD.
• Complete coordinated entry and HMIS intake paperwork and database entry.
• Complete individualized plans of care for each individual to work toward stability, including housing stability.
• Conduct assessments to determine eligibility for health homes and/or Pathway of Hope.
• Identify and interact with families and individuals to assess their requirements, find internal and external social services programs that would assist them, assess their most urgent needs, appraise the situation, and listen to the clients’ concerns.
• Establish and strengthen solid community collaborations with outside agencies.
• Serve as a client advocate, enhancing a collaborative relationship to maximize the family’s ability to make informed decisions.
• Keep comprehensive records of clients’ progress throughout the process, including every call, referral, and home visit to track an individual’s success.
• Input accurate and complete data for all contacts with clients into the social services database and required data tracking into Service Point database.
• Maintain confidentiality, respect privacy, and preserve the clients’ routine and independence as much as possible.
• Attend local COC meetings and CARES-CV-ESG Street outreach meetings on a regular basis.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to business needs.


SPECIAL SKILLS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS.
• Bachelors Degree in Human/Services Field
• Minimum of two years of experience in Social Services Field
• Relevant experience in serving children and families in child welfare, crisis situations, developmental disabilities, behavioral health, primary health care, or social services
• Relevant experience working with homeless individuals and those living with significant mental health issues
• Experience coordinating and participating in team settings
• Solid writing and verbal communication; good documentation skills.
• Work effectively and knowledgeably across a broad spectrum of cultural, ethnic, and racial communities
• Ability to work in an effective and focused manner when self-directed and beyond immediate oversight
• Ability to deliver person-centered approaches
• Knowledge of community resources and counseling/social work practices with high-risk populations.
• Requires computer proficiency including word processing skills and the ability to provide culturally competent practice
• Must have valid driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements
• Must have regular access to a vehicle to provide home visits and outreach services
• Provide assistance and /or intervention with individuals, families, and children
• Perform all duties associated with job responsibilities

Source: The Salvation Army