Nonprofit Jobs & Career Opportunities

Title

Case Manager, Behavioral Health

Organization
Organization: 
Central Arizona Shelter Services
Location

Location:

Job Category

Job Category:

Job Type
Job Type: 
Full-time
Wage
Wage: 
$15-$19.99
Experience Level
Experience Level: 
Mid-level
Type of Nonprofit Organization

Type of Nonprofit Organization:

Position Description

$300 HIRING BONUS!

Job Summary:  

Serve as both field-work navigator and Case Manager to identify and work directly with chronically homeless individuals with acute medical and behavioral health service needs to reduce the use of emergency services and hospitalizations; deescalate such clients in crisis situations in a shelter environment; build and sustain productive relationships with community healthcare partners and providers. Provide support and referrals to service providers to expedite clients' opportunities to obtain and retain stable housing.  This is an active and fast-paced role.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Engage chronically homeless individuals who have an acute need for services related to their mental health, substance abuse and/or trauma.

Connect client to appropriate housing providers:

  1. Identify clients' specific housing needs, their strengths, resources and potential challenges to obtaining stable housing; complete housing applications and collect all required documents to support the application;
  2. Connect with clients frequently; be readily available to answer questions, follow-up and discuss challenges and progress; seek out clients so they continue to progress.
  3. Conduct weekly and ad-hoc follow-up sessions with clients to facilitate success and document progress in achieving their goals.

Apply via CASS' Career webpage at https://www.cassaz.org.

Help Us Fight Homelessness in Arizona!

Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) is the largest provider of homeless shelter and support services in Arizona. Our mission is to prevent and end homelessness among individuals and families while advancing compassionate community solutions, and our vision is a community where everyone has a home. Join a team that's changing lives. We seek individuals interested in starting a non-profit career, as well as professionals looking to apply their skills and experience where they can truly make a difference.

CASS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, employer-paid life insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurance, Employee Assistance Programs, tuition and professional certification reimbursement, an array of voluntary benefits, 403(b) retirement plan with match of up to 4%, 10 paid holidays plus a floating holiday and birthday month day off, paid sick time, and a generous PTO plan. Several medical, dental, and vision plans are at no cost for employee-only coverage.

CASS is an equal opportunity employer. We are actively seeking to build a diverse and inclusive team with a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills that will support our agency's mission and vision. CASS does not discriminate against qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, disability or medical condition (including genetics), national origin, veteran status, gender identify, sexual orientation, or any other categories protected by federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws.

We provide reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis. A criminal background check is part of our hiring process but is not used to make the final hiring decision. CASS is a drug-free workplace.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

Needed Competencies and Proficiencies:

  1. Ability to maintain boundaries and to communicate clearly and professionally;
  2. Commitment to a solution-focused work environment and the clear intention to meet client expectations;
  3. Written and verbal communication skills; competent in inter-personal conflict resolution;
  4. Ability to write complete and concise case notes;
  5. Must demonstrate personal responsibility and integrity, show initiative and an ability to work independently;
  6. Must be sensitive to cultural diversity and lifestyle issues;
  7. Desire and capacity to work in fast-paced, high-energy hands-on work environment;
  8. Able to remain clear-headed when conflicts, crisis and emergency situations arise.

 

Work Environment:

This job primarily operates in a professional office environment however, occasional off-site venues and outside event areas in various weather conditions are expected. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds unassisted. The employee must be able to self-transfer and move throughout the facilities, between buildings, and around campus at multiple sites. Close visual acuity to prepare and analyze reports and data. Visual acuity and physical ability to operate a motor vehicle.

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are with time allotted for breaks/lunch.

 

Position Qualifications

Qualifications:

Required:

  1. Bachelor's degree in social or behavioral science or related field and two-years of experience in homeless or behavioral health services; or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  2. Healthy knowledge of healthcare systems and local healthcare resources;
  3. Valid AZ Driver License and a driving record that meets agency standards. Must have reliable transportation. Proof of insurance is required;
  4. Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook; highly accurate data entry skills;
  5. CPR-First Aid certification within 90 days of employment;
  6. Naloxone (Narcan) training within 90 days of employment.

 

Preferred:

  1. Behavioral Health license;
  2. Bilingual in English and Spanish.

 

How to Apply

To apply, please visit CASS' Career page at https:// www.cassaz.org.

or contact Human Resources at humanresources@cassaz.org 

Help Us Fight Homelessness in Arizona!

Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) is the largest provider of homeless shelter and support services in Arizona.  Our mission is to prevent and end homelessness among individuals and families while advancing compassionate community solutions, and our vision is a community where everyone has a home.  Join a team that's changing lives. We seek individuals interested in starting a non-profit career, as well as professionals looking to apply their skills and experience where they can truly make a difference. 

 

CASS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, employer-paid life insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurance, tuition and professional certification reimbursement, an array of voluntary benefits, 403(b) retirement plan, paid holidays, paid sick time, and a generous PTO plan.  Several medical, dental, and vision plans are at no cost for employee-only coverage. 

 

CASS is an equal opportunity employer.  We are actively seeking to build a diverse and inclusive team with a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills that will support our agency's mission and vision. CASS does not discriminate against qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, disability or medical condition (including genetics), national origin, veteran status, gender identify, sexual orientation, or any other categories protected by federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws.

 

We provide reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.  A criminal background check is part of our hiring process but is not used to make the final hiring decision.  CASS is a drug-free workplace. 

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

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