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Housing Specialist

Company: DePaul
Location: Geneseo
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Job Description:


US-NY-Geneseo
Category Supported Housing
Type Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shift Days
Department Supported Housing
Corporation Name DePaul Community Services (DCS)

Overview

$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS! Are you looking for a career that will make a difference in the lives of others? Consider joining our team at DePaul. Skybird Landing, a DePaul Single-Site Supportive Housing Program, is now hiring a full-time Housing Specialist! This position is responsible for the oversight of clients enrolled in the Supported Housing portion of the SP SRO housing.

This full-time position is eligible for the following benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Generous PTO & Paid Holidays, 403B, Employee Discount Programs, and Staff Recognition Programs.

Responsibilities

DIRECT SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, monitor and update housing support plans to identify which services DePaul is to provide to maximize clients success.
  • Assists in linkage to any necessary support services such as mental health treatment, medical, vocational and educational services.
  • Networks with support services such as mental health treatment, medical, vocational and educational services.
  • Assists clients in accessing and keeping all financial entitlements they are eligible for.
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date records.
  • Assists the other staff in the building by performing essential duties in their absence.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Attend county SPOA meetings as part of DePaul's intake team to help with admission decisions.
  • Assess referrals to determine if SP SRO is an appropriate level of care for individuals.

    Qualifications

    Education : Bachelor's degree or 4 years of mental health and/or specials needs population experience (per site needs).

    Experience : One year working in human services field preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Other : Valid New York State driver's license. Must meet qualifications set by agency's clean driver record policy. Use of personal vehicle required.

    Work Environment

    Skybird Landing Apartments, a Single-Site Supportive Housing Program, is a New York State Office of Mental Health funded program that provides long-term or permanent housing where residents can access the support services they require to live successfully in the community. Skybird Landing Apartments has a total of 60 units; 30 units are reserved for the Supportive Housing Program. Tenants are assigned to a housing specialist on-site to assist with linkages in the community, provide advocacy, and learning how to maintain an apartment. Housing specialists are on- site Monday through Friday during business hours.

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Keywords: DePaul, Rochester , Housing Specialist, Other , Geneseo, New York

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