Housing Resource Coordinator

Care Coordination Service Center Oakland, California


Description

The Position:  The Housing Care Coordinator will be primarily responsible for providing housing support services to our participants by conducting research, outreach, and public relations to build a pool of housing resources in Alameda County.  The Housing Care Coordinator will partner with Social Worker to meet the housing needs of the individual.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with consumers, family members, co-workers and community professionals.
  • Build strong relationships with RCFE owners.
  • Knowledge of RCFE’s in Alameda County.
  • Research new housing specifically for our mentally ill participants.
  • Research new housing prospects in Alameda County.
  • Daily contact with RCFE owners of current openings.
  • Partnership with Social Workers at CEI.
  • Knowledge of PACE and its regulations (Ombudsman).
  • Understand the financial limitations of CEI (especially for housing).
  • Knowledge of Adult Protective Services.
  • Knowledge of the financial limitations of CEI and our participants (especially for housing).
  • Develop relationships with other housing coordinators in Alameda County (Telecare, ACBHS)
  • Work collaboratively with the other members of the CCSC team
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Highly organized

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s degree or higher required.
  • One year experience in Human Services field required.
  • Valid driver's license, reliable vehicle and meet insurance standards.
  • Comfortable using a computer and must input required data in a timely manner.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups in various settings.
  • Ability to actively participate in self-directed team environment with eexcellent time management, verbal and documentation communication skills.
  • Must work well with colleagues, demonstrate sound judgment and have a positive attitude.

Center for Elders’ Independence is a PACE (Program of All- Inclusive Care for the Elderly) organization that uses an interdisciplinary team approach to care planning and care implementation for the purpose of providing high quality, affordable, integrated health care services to the elderly, including an Adult Day Health Center, and promoting autonomy, quality of life and the ability of individuals to live in their communities. Unlike other healthcare plans, CEI is not a "fee-for-service" plan. It is a “capitation” healthcare plan. CEI is paid a set amount for each person enrolled in our program, whether or not that individual seeks care. We are a growing company that offers stability and continues to thrive.