OMNI Human Resource Management

SSVF Case Manager/Employment Specialist

US-MO-Kansas City
Job ID
2017-1722
Client
reStart, Inc

Overview

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For more than 30 years, reStart Inc. has provided housing and services to homeless youth, families, men, and women to end homelessness in the Kansas City community.

 

A pioneer in the field, reStart is the only homeless agency in Kansas City serving all homeless populations, including singles, couples, gay, straight and transgender individuals, as well as youth ages 12-18, non-traditional families, persons with HIV/AIDS and individuals with substance use and mental health related issues.

 

They are seeking two SSVF Case Manager/Employment Specialists to join their team. One position will cover the Jackson County area; the other will cover the Wyandotte County area.

Responsibilities

The SSVF Case Manager/Employment Specialist will be responsible for assisting participants in obtaining VA benefits, obtaining and coordinating public benefits, and distributing temporary financial assistance, as appropriate. The CM/ES will customize services to each individual family’s need and will prioritize services that promote appropriate housing stability. CM/ES will participate in coordinated entry weekly housing placement team meeting and community case conferencing based on by-name registry. The CM/ES will provide employment placement and training assistance services to veteran households in our SSVF programs. Each SSVF CM/ES will carry a caseload of 20 families.

  • Assess veteran eligibility into program - includes veteran status, income, and homelessness.
  • Coordinate care with VA personnel and other community partners on behalf of clients for eligibility documentation.
  • Facilitate client intake process and compile client files, ensuring all program eligibility documentation is complete.
  • Collaborate with clients to complete Housing Stability Plan (HSP), ensuring the veteran is aware of their participation requirements and goals.
  • Focus on providing case management services that result in clients transitioning to permanent housing and retention effects.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or human services field required; Veteran preferred.
  • Minimum three years' relevant experience with a unique understanding of working with homeless individuals/families, veterans and/or other underserved populations is required.
  • Demonstrated track record and an ability to work effectively with clients, internal staff members and external partners.
  • Must possess good communication skills, empathy, positive attitude, ethics and integrity that would be well represented by reStart.
  • Must be able to pass state screening for child abuse, criminal background check and drug test.

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Please direct general questions to OMNI Human Resource Management

 

OMNI and our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and seek diversity in candidates for employment. EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 

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