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Position Title: Senior Case Manager

Supervisor: SSVF Program Manager - Polk

Location: SSVF Polk

SUMMARY: The Senior Case Manager of the assigned office will plan, schedule, organize, and oversee provision of all SSVF services from this office. This position will provide assessment, monitoring, planning, linkage and advocacy for the most appropriate services to individuals enrolled in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program. This position will also assist the Program Manager in overall SSVF program management for the county which includes supervisory duties over Case Managers in coordinating caseload management, assisting in hiring and training, and evaluating the performance of assigned staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Provides day-to-day general casework supervision to department staff

· Acts as a resource to staff members for guidance in handling difficult or complex cases

· Assists Program Manager with administrative tasks related to program management

· Coordinates caseload management within the department; plan, assign, and monitor the work of assigned staff.

· Review and approve client/family service plans

· Review case files of clients to ensure contract compliance and quality assurance

· Train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; plan and conduct meeting sand staff development activities

· Coordinate agency activities and represent SVdPSP and SSVF program at various meetings

· Explain district procedures to staff, clients, and public agencies and assist the SSVF Management Team in the development, evaluation, implementation and revision of policies, procedures, grants, budgets, and other program related documents

· Gather data and prepare a variety of written and statistical reports

· Assist Program Director in the hiring and training of all staff

· Evaluate and identify training needs for assigned staff

· Provide crisis intervention to address the immediate needs of the very low-income, chronic and non-chronic homeless veteran population

· Assess the individual's strengths, needs, abilities and preferences to assist in the development of housing goals

· Complies with all applicable training requirements

· Complies with all company safety, personnel and operational policies and procedures

· Complies with work schedule to ensure effective operations of Agency programs

· Contributes positively as a member of a productive and cooperative team

· Performs other duties as necessary to fulfill the Society of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. Mission

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

· Able to speak, write and understand English

· Possess basic computer skills

· Must be sensitive to and respect cultural diversity amongst clients, staff and volunteers and able to work with diverse racial, ethnic and economic groups

· Flexible work schedule including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays

· Ability to set appropriate limits, work under deadlines and multi-task

· Ability to organize, prioritize, self-motivate, and deliver results

· Excellent communication and listening skills

· Possess strong work ethics

· Successfully pass Law Enforcement background screening

· Valid Florida driver’s license if driving an agency vehicle or a personal vehicle for company business

· Must have reliable transportation

· Participates in Agency Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) program and Accreditation/Reaccreditation process

· Mission driven attitude supplemented with integrity and passion

· Adherence to the highest ethical standards, personally and professionally

· A high level of openness and willingness to receive feedback/suggestions from superiors and others, and to learn new skills to improve job performance

· Evidence of deep alignment with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. Mission and Values

St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.  EEO/ADA/DFWP Employer.

 

 

Position Title: Peer Mentor

Supervisor: SSVF Program Manager

Location: SSVF Polk

Work Schedule: Full Time

SUMMARY: The Peer Mentor provides direct outreach and pre-screening to potential individuals interested in enrolling in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program. Qualified candidate must possess a clear understanding of the service delivery system and the resources available for veterans and their families. Individual will provide peer support, mentoring, and coaching to SSVF program participants to help them access and navigate community and veteran resources. This individual will also serve as a quality assurance representative to veteran households accessing SSVF funds and participate as a member of the strengths based Case Management team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Outreach

· Identify locations frequented by potential veteran applicants (including veteran family members)

· Provide direct outreach to veterans and their families in their naturally occurring environments (i.e. home visits and community visits)

· Engage and build rapport with target population

· Provide identification of and pre-screening for eligibility of potential applicants

· Coordinate initial screening and assessment with Case Management team

· Participate in Stand Downs and other VA/community outreach activities

Support

· Provide peer support, mentoring, and coaching to SSVF participants through assistance in navigating and accessing veteran and mainstream resources

· Accompany veterans to appointments, when appropriate

· Provide peer support and mentoring in securing permanent housing

· Assist Case Management team in preparing discharge plans and follow-up contact with SSVF program participants

· Complete paperwork and data reports as requested by the Program Manager including use of HSMIS

Networking

· Attend agency, community, and supervisory meetings, as needed

· Maintain working relationships with community agencies to provide comprehensive services to participants

· Maintain working relationships with veteran serving organizations

· Attend in-service trainings and outside conferences/workshops, as requested by the Program Manager

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/ABILITIES

· This position is specific to an individual with prior military experience. Experience or education with human services, homelessness, and veteran resources is a plus

· Individual will be responsible for attending a peer support training prior to mentoring participants

· Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record

· Basic knowledge of the resources in the community available for the veteran population, especially services and programs offered by the VA

· Have basic knowledge of severe and persistent mental illness and substance abuse

· Ability to form partnerships in the community and seek out community resources

· Strong oral and written communications

· Strong organizational, time management, and data management skills

· Proven ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team

· Ability to multi-task and problem solve under pressure

· Ability to provide positive customer service to difficult populations

· Must be able to comply with complex governmental regulations, policies and procedures and demonstrate thorough document compliance efforts and activities

· Must be proficient with data management and information systems and have basic knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.  EEO/ADA/DFWP Employer.