Outreach case manager needed at Camillus House

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The Matt Talbot Outreach Program is a specialized outreach initiative that looks to reduce or eliminate homelessness and engage individuals with substance use disorders into treatment.

The Matt Talbot Outreach case manager position includes a large outreach component, canvassing the Miami-Dade County area, hospitals and crisis units, locating those who are homeless with substance use issues and developing trust-built relationships with these individuals. Screening and intake, along with linking to mainstream resources are an important part of this position. The ideal candidate will be familiar and comfortable with homeless individuals and street culture and will demonstrate an ability to establish trusting, hopeful relationships with these individuals.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Ability to understand and practice the mission of Camillus House.
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health or related field.
  • Proficiency in oral and written English required, Spanish preferred additional languages a plus (i.e. Creole).
  • Successful completion of toxicology test and of a level two background screening
  • Valid Florida driver license with clean driving record.
  • Culturally sensitive to the social, psychological and healthcare needs of the vulnerable populations serviced.
  • A self-starter with demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as with multidisciplinary teams and co-workers.

The case manager is expected to:

  • Participate in the development and implementation of a consistent outreach schedule in the Miami-Dade County area.
  • Assess for eligibility of case management services, provide referrals as applicable to alternate programs.
  • Assess and reassess the need for services, clinical and psychosocial.
  • Initialize contact with the client within 24 hours of the case being assigned to the case manager.
  • Provide assistance to locate mainstream and community resources in obtaining benefits, birth certificates, Social Security cards and other important documents necessary for housing and supportive services.
  • Participate in community-based activities when appropriate such as Point-In-Time Count.
  • Collect and input data into local HMIS to provide statistics regarding Matt Talbot Program applicants and participants, as well as documentation of all contacts, assistance and services provided.

To learn more about this opportunity and apply, log into Handshake with your FIU credentials and type in the following keywords: outreach case manager. Filter location by Miami, FL.

Deadline to apply is August 31.