Case Manager VASH – Intensive Case Management Services

North Santa Barbara County, Mid Santa Barbara County, South Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time


We are mission and values driven and your contributions will make a difference. We make a positive difference in people’s lives and help an average of 23 people per week to find a place to live.

If you join us, you will be able to advocate for change while also working with influential people who effect changes in policy and devote time to issues of racial and social justice. We prioritize your work/life balance and provide various scheduling options in addition to generous time off, health, and wellness benefits and we’re committed to helping you reach your potential by providing opportunities for professional growth across the state.

JR 3754

Case Manager VI – VASH
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Salary: From $33.09 – $40.19 DOE
Full Time
Driving Required

PATH is seeking master’s level social services candidates (MSW or MFT) to join our Veteran Services VASH Program in Santa Barbara as a Case Manager VI.

Our Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program works to promote housing stability among very low-income Veteran individuals or families who are experiencing or at imminent risk of homelessness.

The Case Manager VI utilizes their experience and expertise in social work to provide field-based case management services to Veterans experiencing homelessness. Responsibilities of the Case Manager VI include:

  • Conducting intake assessments and collaborating with clients to develop individualized treatment plans that address short- and long-term goals
  • Providing on-going, mobile case management services and support including independent living skills, housing stabilization, money management, community integration, employment linkage, assistance with benefits establishment, and linkage to community providers for services as needed to attain treatment plan goals
  • Providing individual or group therapy to participants as needed
  • Providing clinical consultation and supervision to other PATH team members
  • Maintaining documentation standards as set forth by the program contract and PATH policies

We’re looking for candidates that:

  • Maintain and execute confidential information according to HIPAA standards
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with case management techniques including critical time intervention, harm reduction strategies, crisis intervention techniques and motivational interviewing
  • Have experience with HMIS
  • Possess a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals with urgent and multiple case management and health needs
  • Work just as well independently as they do on a team
  • Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting and proactive
  • Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally
  • Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment

An excellent candidate for this role will:

  • Have experience in homeless services, case management, mental health, and/or permanent supportive housing
  • Have current and active licensure or registration with the California BBS 

To be considered for this position, we have a strong preference for candidates that:

  • Hold a Master’s Degree in Social work or equivalent degree approved by our program funder
  • Have at least 1 year of case management experience with high needs service populations 

In lieu of the above, the following qualifications may be considered:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in relevant social service field
  • At least 5 years case management experience with high needs service populations

For this role the Case Manager VI must:

  • Be able and willing to provide community and in-home services on a regular basis
  • Have employment eligibility verification
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
    • Tuberculosis Test
    • Background Screening
    • Drug Test

Driving is an essential function of this position. To meet the employment requirements for this role, all candidates must:

  • Have reliable transportation
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Proof of insurance and ownership for personal vehicles used during work duties
  • The ability to qualify for PATH’s insurance coverage


Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa.

We are a California employer. Therefore, all regular and customary work must be performed within the state. Approval for work outside of the office, does not establish approval for work to be conducted outside of California.

In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.

If this position sounds like a fit, please submit your application today. A resume is required.

PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

PATH will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

PATH is dedicated to racial and social justice by centering equity in our service delivery and maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment for the communities we serve. We seek awareness and insight from witnessing the stories of our clients and learning from the experiences of our staff to ensure impactful systems change. If people are empowered, they can bring their authentic, whole selves to work and when people feel like they belong, they can become part of a unified effort of ending homelessness for all.

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