Share Email Opening
Title

Case Manager - Homeless Outreach 

Description

Wyandot BHN is seeking a dedicated Case Manager to affect improvement in the lives of individuals expereincing homelessness by assisting them with oversight of their physical, mental health and financial wellness. They work closely with the individual’s behavioral health team, medical staff and family members to ensure they are adequately supported.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide in-reach services to individuals experiencing homelessness via the program’s Housing Resource Center on a daily basis.
  • Provides case management services to a reduced case load of clients who meet the criteria of Severe and Persistent Mental Illness and/or Severe Mental Illness.
  • Develops treatment plans in collaboration with the consumer to help identify and formulate plans to help consumers meet their goals
  • Focuses on skill building, mental health symptoms and education and social determinants of health with persons in services
  • Promotes hope and Recovery for persons living with mental health symptoms
  • Works collaboratively with the Manager to identify needs of case managers and is a part of the process of developing solutions to meet the needs
  • Acts as a mentor to new and/or current case managers
  • Participates in the interviewing process for new case managers
  • Participates in the training for the new case managers
  • Holds and models a philosophy of compassion and flexibility in the delivery of care.
  • Contributes to the provision of Trauma Informed Care
  • Effectively uses Evidence Based Practices within case management
  • Facilitates presentations, meetings, training and projects, as requested.
  • Participates in organization wide training and seeks certification to be a train-the-trainer for various trainings offered
  • Participates on other committees, panels, and community groups, as requested.
  • Promotes a positive organizational culture by taking a Solutions-Focused/Problem Solving approach when interacting with staff, consumers and other community partners
 
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in the human services field, with emphasis preferably in social work, psychology, rehabilitation or related field.  Familiarity with mental health theory, emerging promising practices, and Evidence-Based Practice.
  • Prior experience providing effective, efficient case management support preferred.
  • Knowledge of trends and issues, laws and regulations related to the development and delivery of case management services helpful.
  • Ability to establish relationships with individuals and organizations of influence within the social services community, including civic groups, charitable agencies, related government entities, fundraising sources, etc.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.  The ability to manage multiple priorities under changing circumstances and timeframes.
  • Emotional capacity to control and manage self if clients act out or behave in a verbal or physical manner.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm  
Division Wyandot Center  
About the Organization Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (Wyandot BHN) is a family of organizations serving the behavioral health needs of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and beyond.

Our network of organizations provides resources for adults, children and families in need of behavioral health services; individuals experiencing homelessness; assistance with housing, employment, and other needs.

Wyandot BHN organizations include:

• Kim Wilson Housing, Inc. - Supportive housing program
• RSI - 24/7 Crisis Center
• PACES - Children & adolescents behavioral health care center
• Wyandot Center - Adult behavioral health care center  
EOE Statement Wyandot Behavioral Health Network's family of organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Wyandot Behavioral Health Network to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), disability, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. Any act of retaliation or discrimination against any person who has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in any investigation involving a complaint is prohibited.
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://WyandotInc.appone.com



WE ALSO RECOMMEND

Other Jobs Within Same Category
Case Manager - Adult in Kansas City, KS
Posted on: 1/12/2021
[Apply Now]

Homeless Prevention Specialist in Kansas City, KS
Posted on: 12/30/2020
[Apply Now]

Mental Health Technician - Adult (PRN) in Kansas City, KS
Posted on: 12/29/2020
[Apply Now]

Mental Health Technician - Adult in Kansas City, KS
Posted on: 12/29/2020
[Apply Now]

Therapist - Mental Health - Outpatient Services in Kansas City, KS
Posted on: 12/29/2020
[Apply Now]


Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
Housing Stabilization Specialist-WYRAP in Kansas City, KS
Posted on: 12/14/2020
[Apply Now]

Accounts Receivable Specialist - Bilingual in Kansas City, KS
Posted on: 12/16/2020
[Apply Now]

Peer Support Specialist - Adults in Kansas City, KS
Posted on: 12/28/2020
[Apply Now]

Attendant Care Provider - Part-Time - Psychosocial Youth in Kansas City, KS
Posted on: 12/18/2020
[Apply Now]

Case Manager - Adult in Kansas City, KS
Posted on: 12/23/2020
[Apply Now]



 


 
Click here for technical assistance.