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Case Manager-Rapid Rehousing for Families 

Description

Seeking to hire a Full-Time Case Manager for the Rapid Rehousing for Families and Individuals (RRHFI) Program  

Job summary

  • Provide case management services to homeless Bergen County residents, who are temporarily in shelter placement at the Bergen County Housing Health and Human Services Center (BCHHHSC), to assist in locating permanent housing
  • Promote maintenance of permanent housing independence and stability in the community
  • Provide a range of services varying from on-site intakes and assessments to in-community neighborhood-based case management services following linkage with permanent housing.
  • Work collaboratively with BCHHHSC as well as all other service providers available on-site and in the community
  • Assesses clients at intake during ongoing service delivery and at discharge
  • Coordinates continuity of care within the agency, community, jails, hospitals, etc.
  • Formulates comprehensive treatment plans containing relevant goals, measurable objectives and realistic time frames for achievement.  Performs reviews of progress and evaluates effectiveness of goals/objectives
  • Engages clients in services and addresses their needs; provides linkage to health care services, dental care, benefits, mental health services, substance abuse services, family consultation, crisis intervention and vocational/educational/employment services, etc.
  • Links clients to community service providers that meet the client's service goals and assist in achieving service outcome targets
  • Acts as a liaison and maintains open communication with existing treatment providers
  • Completes ongoing assessments through regular contact with clients to evaluate changing needs and progress towards goals. Such contact consists of home visits, telephone conferences, office visits, and visits to other community locations
  • Assists clients in completing appropriate forms to ensure their basic financial needs are met (i.e. Medicaid, SSI, SSD, food stamps, GA, etc.
  • Responds to client-defined crisis as needed and consults with supervisor regarding each situation before taking action
  • Utilizes own vehicle for outreaches when not transporting clients
  • Transports clients as needed in agency vehicle
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with one (1) year experience working with the homeless population
  • Experience in one of the following: crisis intervention, counseling, mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, housing procurement or job development.
  • Job requires use of own vehicle
  • A valid driver’s license and must be insurable under agency’s automobile insurance policy

 

CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus adheres to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq and NJ Law Against Discrimination.

Care Plus NJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has clarified that asking employees whether they have received the COVID-19 vaccine is not a disability-related inquiry under the ADA.  Care Plus as a healthcare provider mandates that all new hires have the COVID vaccination prior to the start date of employment. Requiring all employees to have the COVID vaccination is for the protection of our employees and the clients we serve.  Therefore, prior to Orientation you will be required to upload proof of your COVID vaccination or at the very least, proof of your first vaccine shot.  Failure to have this information timely upload to the onboarding portal may result in delay of your start date and/or withdrawal of the job offer.

 

 
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.





For more information, visit www.CarePlusNJ.org.  
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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