Prop 47 Case Manager

Job Overview

The Case Manager is responsible for providing a case management approach that is assessment driven, collaborative, strength based, gender responsive and client centered to decrease the potential for individuals to relapse to substance use/criminal behavior and or return to the criminal justice systems.

 

This is a field case management position. Client meetings generally take place in the community, at community partner sites and on occasion in the office. This position conducts assessments, intakes, Re-entry Plans, provides support and links clients to a variety of public, private and project specific resources.
May be required to attend meetings with the county and other community partners. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Support client success by cultivating client trust, building relationships, and encouraging readiness for and progress in making client-focused changes;
  • Conduct intakes and assessments;
  • Work with clients to create, track, revise, and update client focused Individual Re-Entry Plan drawing on an integrated array of public, private, and project-specific resources;
  • Coordinate with each Point of Contact representative to facilitate access to County services such as health care enrollment and connection to a health home, public benefits, housing, and behavioral health treatment;
  • Partners with the County’s Housing Navigators to ensure that all homeless clients receive immediate, individualized housing-related support, including accelerated access to a shelter bed;
  • Following initial re-entry plan development, the case manager will meet with each client weekly whenever possible, and once every two weeks at minimum. On a case by case basis, more frequent contact will be arranged to address emerging needs or client crisis.
  • May be required to attend monthly meetings with county and community partners.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Case Managers will provide information, support and follow-up services as needed and as identified in the Re-entry Plan. Case Managers will address needs including but not limited to sober living and transitional housing, stable housing, employment and/or (re)establishment of entitlement benefits, family reunification and counseling, mental health and SUD treatment and ongoing recovery, finding childcare, and vocational training, rent subsidies, deposit assistance, civil legal services, gender specific mentoring, clean slate services, and subsidized employment and transportation to appointments;
  •  Case Managers will follow clients during their entire Prop 47 episode, assisting with transition as clients “Step Down” to different levels of care.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Desired attributes, skills and experience:

  • High school diploma and it’s equivalent and two (2) years of case management experience providing services for justice involved individuals;
  • Training and practical experience in core premises and practices such as motivational interviewing, gender specific issues, trauma-informed care, harm reduction, boundaries, and confidentiality, and stages of change theory;
  • Very organized;
  • Attention to detail and information management;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Engaging and supportive personality;
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Outlook and Word) and internet applications;
  • Experience working with diverse populations;

 

Required:

  • Valid California Driver’s License, reliable vehicle, and willingness to travel regularly (mileage allowance provided);
  • Must undergo a background check to be cleared to work for the agency.
Compensation: $42,000.00
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: HealthRight360 offers a competitive benefits package
City: Vallejo
Hours/wk: 40

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