CARE Hawaii Inc
  • Honolulu, HI, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary:

The Housing and Employment Specialist for CCS provides housing and vocational services including job placement and support in maintaining one's job.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: HS diploma or GED.
  • Minimum Field-of-Expertise: Computer proficiency in various software. Strong clinical skills and experience demonstrating competence in problem-solving, critical thinking, collaboration, and clinical competencies in providing education and training to staff members.
  • Required Certification/Registration: Basic Life Support: (renew upon its expiration)
    • CPR/First Aid
    • CPI
  • Preferred Experience: Clinical skill and experience to assess and provide stabilization and support for family members and clients at risk for suicide/homicide, or experiencing other crisis situations

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist eligible clients in locating, obtaining and retaining housing;
  • Provide tenant counseling
  • Assist clients in understanding leases
  • Assist clients in opening utility accounts and maintaining them in good standing
  • Develop relationships with local landlords to provide housing options to clients
  • Ability to travel throughout island to meet with landlords, clients prospective landlords on a regular basis
  • Assist eligible clients in achieving housing stability
  • Coordinate services to support clients in their housing stability
  • Monitor and evaluate client's progress
  • Maintain client records and other general responsibilities
  • Meet with clients to conduct an intake and assessment
  • Ensure client records are kept in accordance with agency standards
  • Observe/follow guidelines on confidentiality rights of clients and respect their privacy
  • Attend training required of employees as scheduled
  • Participate as a team member in staff and supervisory meetings as required
  • Provides vocational services, including job placement and support in maintaining one's job for CCS consumers
  • Provides individual vocational counseling
  • Plan and provide work-related supportive services
  • Teach job-seeking skills
  • Perform job coaching, assessment, evaluation, and other support on and off the job
  • Collaborates with other team members in developing, writing, implementing, evaluating, and revising recovery/treatment goals, objectives, and plans
  • Provides transportation for clients as assigned/needed
  • Provides all documentation and reports in a timely manner
  • Required, including, but not limited to, client progress to maintain a permanent record of client activity according to established method and procedures
  • Willingly performs other duties/responsibilities as requested.
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