Job Title: Intake Specialist - Housing
Reports To: P.D of Program
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Notice: 4 Weeks
SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
The Intake Coordinator provides screening, assessing, and care coordination service to applicants applying for housing services. She/he maintains client records in accordance with agency and regulatory standards.
? Conducts telephone and in-person screening, intake and assessment activities.
? Identifies and obtains documentation to determine eligibility for qualified housing program.
? Collaborates and communicates effectively with referral sources.
? Manages a prioritized waiting list for admission.
? Provides diagnostic impressions using the DSM 5.
? Works with interdisciplinary team to identify pre-housing needs for participants.
? Coordinate consents and contacts with prior, present, and future provides in order to promote continuity of care
? Participate in team case conferences
? Schedule and assigned duties are subject to change based on the needs of the program and the clients we serve.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
? Must have knowledge of Substance Use Disorders, Mental Health Disorders, and community resources.
? Must be able to effectively relate to diverse cultural and economic backgrounds and to work effectively in a community setting.
? Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
? Must be able to build collaborative working relationships with community referral sources.
? Ability to speak Spanish is desirable.
? Master degree, QHP status, and one year experience in substance abuse or mental health program.
? Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, or closely related human service field,
PLUS two years full time paid direct service experience in an acceptable social services agency,
? Two years in a substance use service program and current CASAC certification NYS
? A valid NYS drivers' license.
? Automobile in good working order.
? Must have Accredited NYS Defensive driving course; or obtain within 15 days of hire.
? Must maintain Active NYS Defensive Driving class every 3 years, upon expiration.