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Behavioral Health Housing Case Manager New Orleans 

About the Organization Easterseals Louisiana (ESL) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to change the way the world defines and views disabilities by making profound, positive differences in people's lives everyday. Established in 1951, our organization supports over 8,600 individuals (whom we refer to as Participants) with a variety of disabilities. A leading provider of disability services, ESL has physical locations in 8 regions of Louisiana and our array of programs include; support coordination (case management) for children, adults and elderly participants, a wide range of behavioral health and housing services, early intervention services for infants and toddlers, and a school setting called The Chartwell Center in New Orleans.

Because we support so many participants with a range of needs, we have learned that disability looks different for everyone, and it is our goal to help our participants thrive and live their lives to their fullest potential. ESL believes that everyone deserves opportunities to be active and productive members of their communities. We strive to make a life of purpose and independence possible for our participants through our commitment to quality support, innovative service offerings, and continuous organizational evolution. We are seeking mission-driven individuals to join our team, who will help us deliver a life of independence, relationships, and meaning to our participants.
 
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Mission: To change the way the world defines and views disabilities by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day.

Starting Salary: $40,000 

Job Description:

  • Will provide Case Management services to a case load of approximately 35 Participants.
  • Will apply the Housing First approach to serving people with housing and other service needs.
  • Will participate as an active member of Unity of GNO's Service Providers and Professionals Association (SPPA).
  • Will submit routine reports and outcome data, per contractual requirements, and will utilize HMIS system.
  • Will conduct necessary assessments, complete mandated legal documentation and complete Individualized Service Plans (ISP) according to funding source and policy timelines.
  • Will plan, schedule, and coordinate meetings with Participants and other providers.
  • Will research, access and link to appropriate medical, psychiatric, education, community and other social services/resources, as indicated by assessments and individual participant preferences.
  • Will communicate and work collaboratively with other providers, leasing managers and/or landlords to ensure appropriate service provision.
  • Will meet with supervisor for regularly scheduled meetings and as assigned by supervisor.
  • Will attend and actively participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings and as assigned by supervisor.
  • Will attend and actively participate in required trainings, as assigned.
  • Will be conducting home visits and facilitating transports when required.

Qualifications (please take note, we have no flexibility on degrees accepted. These are conditions of our contractor):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Service discipline.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience providing mental health counseling
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience working with children and/or adolescents
  • Easterseals Louisiana is a Drug-Free Workplace, pre-employment and random drug tests will be administered.
  • Will be required to pass Easterseals Louisiana background check
  • Those who do not choose to be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination, will be required to follow agency protocols.

Requirements:

  • The employee is regularly required to operate a computer, file and retrieve written documents,
  • Communicate with others on the phone and in-person.
  • The employee is frequently required to walk, sit, use hands, and lift and/or move lightweight items.
  • Ability to move independently within the facility and community.
 
Position Requirements  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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



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