The Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program Case Managers for Klaras Center for Families works to provide coordination of community homelessness supports and housing navigation, via case management, skills training, and assessment for youth under the age of 25 who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness.  Collaborates with the local Continuance of Care, other YHDP programs, and regional social services providers to ensure responsive housing supports are quickly accessed for young adults in need throughout the six-county service area.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
 
  • Provides coordination of community homelessness supports and housing navigation, via case management, skills training, and assessment for youth under the age of 25 who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • Collaborates with the local CoC, other YHDP programs, and regional social service providers to coordinate services.
  • Performs outreach to young adults in the community and assists with linking to services as appropriate.
  • Responsible for attending consultations, technical assistance calls, and quality assurance trainings as they relate to the provision of high-quality case management services.
  • Acts as a liaison to the Heart of Texas Homeless Coalition’s Heart to Home Coordinated Entry system while also performing other necessary Coordinated Entry functions.
  • Complete all documentation in an accurate and timely manner as shown on management reports.
  • Refers families of consumers to appropriate social welfare and health agencies to obtain assistance as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Excellent written communication and basic computer knowledge for inputting clinical documentation
  • Excellent verbal communication with consumers, staff, and community providers
  • Time management required to meet service goals
  • Local travel 40% and 20% Regional travel
  • Lift up to 30 lbs
  • Ability to be CPR and PMAB certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s (CWI) or Master’s Degree (CW II) in Psychology, Social Work or related field.
  • 1 year of case management preferred
  • Experience working with Behavior Health Population preferred
Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM with other as needed

Salary: $45,000-$49,500 for Bachelors level / $48,150-$52,965 for Masters level

Location:

Position 245: 1200 Clifton Ave, Waco, TX


Benefits:

Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance
Payroll Direct Deposit
12 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings) **Certain Requirement Needed**

Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network is a qualified local government entity that may qualify employees for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Plan (subject to certain requirements and guidelines being met by the employee based on this government program). There is no guarantee of this program for all employees.

Department: Adult Mental Health Units
This is a full time position

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