Job ID: 416
Updated: 3/14/2019 12:51:39 PM
Job Title: HUD - RAP Case Manager/Worker
Location: Syracuse, New York
A Brief Job Description:
Seeking a Housing Case Manager for the Housing Urban Development Rental Assistance Program (HUD RAP) which provides a rental subsidy for eligible individuals and families transitioning from homeless shelters into permanent housing. This program is based at the Onondaga County Department of Social Services-Economic Security (DSS-ES).
The mission of the Department of Social Services-Economic Security is to accurately and efficiently administer economic support and services to county residents in a respectful manner where each person is treated fairly. Our staff is responsible for following state and federal guidelines for delivering appropriate assistance. The delivery of services will be conducted in a safe and supportive environment for members of our staff and the public. Our goal is to help people achieve their highest level of independence by providing quality service in a timely, efficient and dignified manner.
The qualified candidate will provide support services to existing and newly housed individuals and/or families who have been accepted into HUD-RAP in the Syracuse and Onondaga County areas. This person would provide case management to ensure persons remain housed, goals are being addressed, and make needed referrals for additional supportive services both within Onondaga County Services Departments and to outside agencies.
Program/Department: Onondaga County DSS
Contact: Coordinated Care Services, Inc.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field and/or at least five years of experience working with vulnerable individuals with histories of homelessness, mental health, and substance use disorders.
- Experience in a social service setting with working knowledge of case management systems and planning techniques as well as knowledge of housing related resources, housing rights issues, HMIS, and the Continuum of Care
- Effective engagement, crisis management and conflict resolution skills
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
- Computer literacy and proficiency with HMIS, Microsoft Word and Excel
- Ability to work independently and as a member of a team; and to handle multiple priorities
- Recognizes the value of diversity within the work environment. Participates as a member of the CCSI staff team in valuing individual differences and supporting one another’s opportunity to achieve their greatest potential
- Must possess a valid class D New York State Driver’s License and must have access to a motor vehicle insured with $300,000 liability coverage in order to meet transportation requirements as applicable