Supported Housing Specialist

Behavioral Health Monticello, New York


Description

Location: Monticello, NY 
job Title: Supported Housing Specialist
Hours: 40 flex including at least 1 evening and weekend day

Access: Supports for Living Inc. is in the business of doing good.  We have a mission: To help people live the healthiest and fullest lives possible.  Here, you’ll be a valued part of an innovative team that touches the lives of more than 10,000 people each year across the Hudson Valley in programs supporting people to pursue the life they imagine.  At Access, we believe in work with a purpose.

Job Description: The Supported Housing Specialist (Site Based and Scattered Site) will function as an assistant to the case manager to perform a variety of tenant support functions. The staff will be responsible
for documenting client interaction. Candidate will work flexibly but primarily Monday – Friday; possible evening or weekend hours when necessary to meet the needs of clients. This position can work either at our Site Based Housing sites, in the community, or in combination.    

In this role you will:

- Selectively provide transportation for clients to medical appointments / shopping and other appointments deemed necessary by the Supervisor.

- Assist in rent collection and skills development for any of the tenants residing in Temple Hill apartments in the Supported Housing service.

-Assisting with monthly newsletters, facilitating job fairs, assisting job coach, back up case manager, finding trainers to hold classes on budgeting, food prep, etc., client support, assisting clients with goal achievements, conflict resolution, teaching responsibility of paying bills, create activities for tenants, and link to resources in community.  

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have: Reliable vehicle with clean and insurable driver’s license

Minimum of 2 years related Experience

Bilingual English/ Spanish Speaking a plus

Related Associates degree or Bachelors preferred


Access offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage; an array of voluntary benefits (term life, whole life, identity theft protection and pet insurance); Healthcare and Daycare Flexible Spending Accounts; employer paid Short Term Disability, LTD and AD&D; a matching 403(b) retirement plan,  generous paid time off, paid holidays, accelerated holiday pay and tuition assistance. 

 To see all career opportunities with Access visit http://accessrealjobs.org.  To learn more about Access and our services visit http://accesssupports.org.  Like us on Facebook and connect with us on LinkedIn. 

ALL POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND, FINGERPRINTING AND MOTOR VEHICLE REPORT CHECK. 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability