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Housing Forward Medical Respite Case Aide
 
 
 
• Provide on-site support to clients enrolled in the programs. • Use good communication/engagement techniques without any bias to build rapport with clients and create a “safe for all” and healthy environment. • Develop resources in the community accessing “The Hub” and other online or networking. • Distribute client’s transportation links to Dr. appointments or other necessary appointments where travel is needed • Learn Housing First, Motivational interviewing and Trauma informed care processes in our on-line learning modules. • Enter client intakes into the HMIS system safeguarding client’s confidentiality by observing guidelines for exchange of information. • Document all activity with clients into case notes in HMIS • Attend and participate in weekly RISE center case management meetings and quarterly team meetings, monthly trainings, and all other required meetings.
 
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Member Duties : Provide hospitality to clients and ensure a safe and welcoming environment. Assist in completing initial intake for those who use the program. Provide clients with an orientation their program and offer an explanation of services Housing Forward offers. Screen clients for basic needs using a strengths-based model, and provide supplies, resources, and referrals both internally and through other social service venues and agencies, including access to them through the HUB. Provide clients with one-time public transportation passes to doctor appointments or other necessary appointments where travel is needed. Provide crisis intervention using Psychological/Mental Health First Aid and non-violent crisis intervention and other skills and strategies as needed. Work as a team with the other MRC and FIT case managers to alternate responsibilities and negotiate tasks to ensure safety and that all duties are fulfilled. **Must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination**
 
Program Benefits : travel stipend ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Homelessness . 
 
Skills :
Medicine ,  Counseling ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Public Health . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Housing Forward Medical Respite Case Aide

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2022  -   09/01/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  60

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  07/18/2022  To  12/30/2022 

Contact Cherrell Jackson
1851 S. 9th Ave.
Chicago   IL   60153
7083381724
cjackson@housingforward.org
www.housingforward.org

Listing ID 100931


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