(01/03/2023)
St. Vincent de Paul CARES
Clearwater

SUMMARY: The Case Manager III provides assessment, monitoring, planning, linkage, and advocacy for the most appropriate services to individuals enrolled 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 effectively maintain and manage assigned caseload contingent on needs, strengths, abilities, and preferences of the individual served.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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
  • Design and carry out a Housing Stability Plan for each household
  • Monitor progress daily and maintain accurate documentation of progress towards goals and services provided
  • Enforce program rules and procedures to ensure compliance with all government and contract regulations
  • Provide client access to services and community resources as needed
  • Facilitate the move to transitional and/or permanent, independent housing, when appropriate.
  • Conduct home visits, when appropriate
  • Determine Eligibility
  • Process Temporary Financial Assistance
  • Utilize HSMIS for data collection/case record

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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 St. Vincent de Paul CARES Mission.

Employee Benefits: 

  • 95% Employer paid Employee only coverage (zero ded, $10 co pay plan) 
  • 10k Employer paid Basic Life insurance 
  • 120 hrs PTO accrued biweekly starting at day 1 of employment 
  • 13 Paid Holidays to include Employee’s birthday and Date of Hire 
  • We also have various retention and referral bonuses 
  • 2 weeks paid training to include DEI initiatives 
  • Flexible schedules in most positions 
  • 3% Employer match after 6 months 
  • We also offer Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital, ID Shield, Legal Shield, Additional Life, FSA Medical, and FSA Dependent Care 

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 St. Vincent de Paul CARES Mission and Values

ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Have basic knowledge of homelessness, severe and persistent mental illness, and substance abuse
  • Basic knowledge of resources in the community available for veteran population, especially services and programs offered by the VA
  • 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
  • Strong computer 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 customer service to difficult populations

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (Pending on position and if prior to hire is approved by Chief Executive Officer, a comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum education qualifications)

  • This position requires a minimum a bachelor’s degree in social work or related field
  • Minimum two years’ experience serving homeless or at-risk families and/or individuals in crisis
  • 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
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and possess the ability to interact effectively with other agencies and service providers
  • Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and understand the issues that are faced by low-income populations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license as this job requires transportation
  • Veterans preferred

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