Case Manager

St Louis, MO, US, 63101-1114

St. Patrick Center provides opportunities for self-sufficiency and dignity to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Individuals and families build permanent, positive change in their lives through safe and affordable housing, sound mental and physical health, and employment and financial stability. 

Working collaboratively with individuals, businesses, government and other service providers, St. Patrick Center will end chronic homelessness in the St. Louis region through Housing First, an evidence-based practice that tells us to remove barriers, do intake and assessment early, move people into housing and offer them support to achieve their goals. 

Job Summary

St. Patrick Center, a ministry of Catholic Charities, is hiring a case manager to join the Project LIVE program. The case manager will provide housing-based case management support and advocacy to program participants who are chronically homeless. The core working hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm. The salary range is between $40,000 and $50,000.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist program participants with identifying housing.
  • Conduct home visit meetings
  • Perform crisis interventions.
  • Practice the Housing Based Case Management training model.
  • Conduct Housing Based Case Management assessment meetings.
  • Develop and update treatment plans with an emphasis on fostering personal growth and development towards housing stability, mental health, and physical wellness.
  • Assist program participants with activities of daily Living .
  • Provide transportation assistance.
  • Assist program participants with applying for SSI/SSDI benefits.
  • Provide internal and external referrals.
  • Conduct Housing Quality Standards inspections
  • Collaborate with in-patient/out-patient treatment programs and other service providers.
  • Participate in weekly crisis team meetings.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Attend annual program staff training.
  • Update client services and client progress in Case Worthy system
  • Update Service Point HMIS and Case Worthy systems for data quality standards
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Experience working with chronic homeless population.
  • Experienced in conducting home visit meetings.
  • Skilled in de-escalation techniques
  • Knowledge of Housing First Model
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • High level of sound judgement and discretion
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in team atmosphere.

 

SKILLS REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS IN JOB

  • Trained in Motivational Interviewing
  • Driver’s license required (MO residents require a Class E)
  • Reliable vehicle and current auto insurance required.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field preferred

St. Patrick Center does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its federally assisted programs and activities. St. Patrick Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or disability. 
  
Pre-Employment Screening 
All candidates receiving an employment offer must submit a pre-employment screening. The screenings will include criminal background check and other background checks (as needed), Family Care Safety Registration, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, and Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination. Various positions will require physical examination, Tuberculosis screening and Hepatitis A. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. 

Our Mission

To bring the healing, help, and hope of Jesus Christ to those in need with a compassionate, caring presence.

Transforming lives and working to create a community where everyone has access to sustainable housing, employment, and healthcare.

Benefits

As a part of the Catholic Charities family, you’ll have the resources to care for those closest to you. Options include generous parental leave policies, flexible working arrangements, group life insurance, permanent health insurance, and dedicated support to help you find the right child care or elder care.