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Housing Specialist-Housing Search & Placement (HSP) 



Job Summary

  • Assist Bergen County families and individuals who are experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness locate and secure permanent housing through supportive services.
  • Assess participants’ “housing ready” status and assist them in acquiring the required documentation needed to secure housing.
  • Conduct housing search, which includes scheduling and accompanying clients to the viewings.
  • Provide assistance with landlord negotiations as needed.
  • Formulate comprehensive treatment plans containing relevant goals, measurable objectives and realistic time frames for achievements.
  • Assess clients at intake, during ongoing service delivery and at discharge.
  • Act as a liaison and maintain open communication with existing case management entities and/or provide linkage to community service providers as appropriate.
  •  Work collaboratively with community providers.
  •  Respond to client-defined crisis as needed and consult with supervisor regarding each situation before taking action.
  • Deliver services consistent with the Housing First model.
  • Utilize own vehicle for outreaches when not transporting clients.
  • Transport clients as needed in agency vehicles.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Main Site  
About the Organization CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.

Operating out of over 23 sites - including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices - our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.

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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  
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