PROGRAM/LOCATION: San Jose (BHC Mabury and Felipe site)
SUPERVISOR: BHC Program Manager
JOB TYPE: Full Time, Exempt
COMPENSATION: up to 85K, depending on experience and credentials
The goal of HomeFirst’s supportive services is to provide access to resources and support for individuals who are at-risk of becoming homeless, or who are facing homelessness. The supportive services will empower individuals to better-manage their daily lives, while promoting self-sufficiency in order to obtain housing. The program will offer comprehensive supportive and clinical services to assist individuals with life skills, and to link individuals to a network of community resources including, but not limited to, psychiatric services, medical services, employment resources, housing resources, and income resources.
The Clinician will work directly with the Bridge Housing Community (BHC) Program Manager and Associate Support Services Director to identify the clinical needs of and to provide services for BHC program participants. This may include, but is not limited to, individual therapy, group therapy, crisis support, drop-in hours, and skill building workshops. BBS Supervision available.
The BHC program, commonly referred to as the “Tiny Homes” project, will serve homeless individuals in newly developed communities in San Jose. Each community will consist of 40 sleeping units (aka Tiny Homes), shared restrooms, laundry, showers, and kitchen in a centralized building, along with a multi-purpose room and HomeFirst staff office space.
HHHomeFirst will manage the property and offer on-site support services to the individuals residing at the BHC. Additionally, HomeFirst will engage the surrounding community to become involved in the BHC program. The target population for this program are individuals currently enrolled in Rapid Rehousing Programs (a county-wide program designed to quickly house homeless individuals and families with short term rental subsidies) with either HomeFirst or other service providers. Individuals participating in the BHC program are offered interim housing in one of the BHC locations, usually for less than 3 months, while they secure permanent housing with the support of their Rapid Rehousing (RRH) case manager. Services offered on-site will be designed to supplement services being provided by the individuals RRH case manager.
Direct Services (70%)
Education and Experience
Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
ABOUT THE AGENCY:
Home First is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
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