JOB TITLE: Housing Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Kristen Crispino, LCSW Psychiatric Social Worker, Adult SPOA
DEPARTMENT: Suffolk County, Department of Health, Division of Mental Hygiene, ADULT SPOA Unit
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required
PAY: 50K – 55K Annually
This an administrative position, focused on coordinating and facilitating ease of access for several housing program opportunities for individuals with behavioral health conditions in Suffolk County. As a member of the Adult SPOA unit, the Housing Coordinator will be responsible for reviewing/processing applications for adults with mental illness seeking respite housing, SPA housing, and Crisis Residence. The Housing Coordinator will be the primary contact person at the County level regarding oversight these housing programs, which includes ensuring policies and procedures are being followed. Another role of the job is working together with housing and respite providers and referral sources as well as facilitate group meetings with these housing providers, to ensure the system is working to its full potential.
This position requires an individual who is organized and able to complete tasks timely and efficiently. It is necessary to possess strong communication and negations skills, in order to coordinate effectively with all different providers and resources. As coordinator of these programs, it is important to have a working knowledge and be able to utilize Microsoft Excel in order to manage reports and statistics to identify trends in the housing systems.