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Senior Case Manager, Turning Point

Company: The People Concern
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Case Manager, Turning Point

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Req #11016

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Title: Senior Case Manager
Location: Turning Point
Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt

The Senior Case Manager, Turning Point will be responsible for supervision of case management and line staff for this Interim Housing Program for The People Concern. This position is responsible for maintaining the highest quality services and efficiency of programming, while fostering teamwork and integration among staff working in this program. Selected candidate will work Tuesday through Saturday 8am to 4:30pm.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
* Develop effective relationships with clients using a client-centered approach that includes motivational interviewing, harm reduction and trauma Informed care principles
* Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive, integrated care to individuals experiencing homelessness, mental illness and substance addiction
* Provide guidance to staff ensuring that they are able to implement appropriate interventions to reduce barriers
* Promote opportunities to support critical thinking among team members
* Provide crisis intervention and triage services
* Work with clients in the DMH funded Interim Housing Program (IHP)
* Work with the Director to ensure that the physical site is well-maintained and safe
* Provide oversight of the daily operations of shelter, including scheduling of staff and making sure that all shifts are appropriately covered
* Work with management team to provide on call coverage for emergencies
* Develop expert knowledge of documentation required by the agency and the funders, and ensure compliance with documentation standards, including electronic databases and paper charts
* Work within the CES system to ensure most vulnerable are being matched to best fit housing options
* Manage intake process and ensure that all open beds remain filled with appropriate referral in timely manner
* Assist with preparing data for reports to funders, and track other data as directed
* Responsible for and overseeing internal site auditing of client's charts
* Effectively represent agency at funding partner or collaborative meetings
* Provide individual and team supervision, support, and performance evaluations for all direct reports
* Co-Facilitate staffing meetings
* Ensure adherence to agency policies and procedures
* Facilitate weekly case conferencing to create a supportive environment and ensure reduction of barriers that prevent an individual from developing an appropriate housing plan
* Communicate effectively, and in a timely manner, with management, peers, collaborators, and funders
* Coordinate and collaborate with other agency programs to provide greater support and assistance to clients in this program
* Maintain client confidentiality at all times, while following agency, state, and HIPAA laws
* Incorporate life skills programming and other milieu and enrichments services into the program design
* Develop and improve programing, identify and implement new systems when appropriate, manage budgets and participate in hiring of all staff
* Train staff on programmatic expectations, including documentation, boundaries, and strength based approach to interventions
* Maintain a current, thorough knowledge of community resources and utilize these to provide services to clients
1. Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field, Masters' degree in mental health field (Social Work, MFT, or Psychology) a plus 2. Minimum two years of experience in a nonprofit setting at an agency that provides services to individuals that have a history of homeless, mentally illness, or are dually diagnosed 4. Minimum of two years' experience providing Case Management services to homeless population required 5. Skilled in non-violent crisis intervention 6. Demonstrated knowledge of issues faced by population served 7. Detail oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal, interpersonal, presentation, teambuilding and computer skills 8. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to work independently and creatively 9. Detail oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal, interpersonal, team building, and computer skills 10. Current, valid California Driver's License with an acceptable driving record 11. Ability to provide some evening and weekend hours to ensure continuity of care
12. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and database applications 13. Able to obtain and maintain CPR/1st Aid certification
Preferred Qualifications
1. At least two years of leadership/management experience preferred in an Interim Housing site preferred
Work Environment
1. Regularly required to drive to different local sites throughout the day 2. Will necessitate working in busy and loud environments 3. Will be required to sit for long periods of time 4. Will be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor 5. Will need occasionally to stand, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, push, and pull items weighing 50 pounds or less 6. May need to bend, stoop, twist ,walk, climb throughout the day


Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
Maintain a professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
Ability to prioritize different tasks with minimal supervision
Perform other duties as assigned

Equal Opportunity Employer
The People Concern is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to non-discrimination in employment. We select the most qualified individual for the job basedon job-related qualifications regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, credit history, sexual orientation, arrest and court record, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or other applicable laws.
About the People Concern
The People Concern empowers the most vulnerable among us to rebuild their lives. One of Los Angeles County's largest social services agencies, The People Concern was formed in 2016 in a merger of two trusted social service organizations based in Los Angeles County, OPCC and Lamp Community. Informed by more than fifty-eight years of work in the community, The People Concern is a leading provider of, and advocate for, evidence-based solutions to the multi-faceted challenges inherent in homelessness and domestic violence.

With compassion and profound respect for those we serve, we provide a fully integrated system of care - including outreach, interim housing, mental and medical health care, substance abuse services, domestic violence services, life skills & wellness programs, and permanent supportive housing - tailored to the unique needs of homeless individuals, survivors of domestic violence, challenged youth, and others who have nowhere else to turn.

The People Concern's model of integrated and comprehensive care empowers our participants to navigate the multi-faceted obstacles in their lives, become their best selves, and ultimately, connect with and contribute to their communities.
Benefits & Perks

Medical Insurance
Vision Insurance
Dental Insurance
Retirement Planning (403b) & Matching
Paid Holidays
Paid Vacation Days
Paid Sick Days
Employee Assistance Plans (EAP)
TELUS Health
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Basic Life / Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
Voluntary Short- and Long-Term Disability
Voluntary Pet Insurance
Discounts on Hotels, Theme Parks, Concerts, Movies, Restaurants & More
The People Concern University & Certificates
Corporate Discounts

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Travel Required

Required Education
High School

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