Housing Support Specialist - Western Region, VA

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 17, 2019
Closes
Apr 28, 2019
Ref
121262BR
Function
Administrative
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Qualifications

Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent

Experience
Required: Customer Service - 1 year
1 - 3 years experience in community outreach
1 - 3 years experience in assisting older adults, the elderly, and persons with disabilities to secure accessible, affordable housing required.
1 - 3 years experience working with low income housing providers to develop accessible and affordable housing for older adults, elderly, and persons with disabilities required.

Optima Health Community Care is hiring a Housing Services Specialist to work remotely in support of the Commonwealth Community Care program!

*The service region extends from Rockingham/Harrisonville in the north down to the Danville/Halifax region in the south of the state*

This unique and rewarding position will be home based with some travel required. You will be required to go into the field to look at housing in all areas within the service boundaries as well as gain affordable housing contacts within the community and local housing industries.

The specialist will be instrumental in assisting members in their transition from nursing facilities. This will require heavy interaction out in the community searching for housing and assisting with the required needs of the member in the home. Extensive experience with community outreach, and housing assistance programs is critical.

*1 year minimum housing experience required, 3 or more years highly desired.

Position details:

Full time with great benefits
Work from home
Travel /mileage reimbursement
Occasional overnight travel to assigned service areas

Experience Requirements:

Customer Service - 1 year
1 - 3 years experience in community outreach
1 - 3 years experience in assisting older adults, the elderly, and persons with disabilities to secure accessible, affordable housing required.
1 - 3 years experience working with low income housing providers to develop accessible and affordable housing for older adults, elderly, and persons with disabilities.

Division Highlights:

Optima Health Community Care is a Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus (CCC Plus) Medicaid plan for many older people and those with disabilities. CCC Plus is a Medicaid managed care program through the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS).

With Optima Health Community Care, members benefit from an individualized, fully-integrated program with a state-wide network of providers. As an Optima Health Community employee, you will join a care team committed to providing customized and personalized support and services in the community that our members can count on. Optima Health is a service of Sentara Healthcare, so joining Optima is joining the Sentara Healthcare family.

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace.

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, and growth!

Other

Keyword: elderly, housing, community outreach, low-income housing, affordable housing, LTSS, HUD, community liaison, housing authority

Equal Opportunity Employer

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