Mental Health Systems, Inc.

  • Housing Coordinator

    Job Locations US-CA-Oceanside
    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Program/Department Description

    North Coastal ACT is an Assertive Community Treatment Program that serves the severely mentally ill who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness in the North Coastal Region of San Diego County. Our office is located in Oceanside, CA. Our program is a full-service mental health and case management program that utilizes a team-approach to meet the needs of our clients. We provide the majority of our services in the field, in client homes, and other community-based settings.


    Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms with the values highlighted on the cover of this directory. Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.


    MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, an MHS funded profit sharing plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details. Eligible part-time employees will receive benefits on a prorated basis.

    Position Description



    The Housing Coordinator for program will develop, implement and/or supervise programs and services in support of housing program. This position reports directly to the Program Manager and additionally receives training and indirect supervision from the MHS Housing Director.



    • Provides regular oversight and supervision of staff in Housing Specialist positions and/or staff performing case management functions focused on ensuring the safe, secure, and stable housing of clients in community-based 
    • Management oversight of the program’s overall supportive housing services, including emergency, transitional ‘bridge,’ and permanent supportive housing placements and rental subsidies. Provides accounting of associated funding revenue streams and expenses on a regular basis. Data entry and client documentation, team reporting and collaboration, and monthly fiscal invoicing are required as directed by the Program
    • Maintains productivity of Housing staff, distributes housing workload and assignments, obtains cost estimates for building repairs and maintenance, contributes to budget planning, and monitors Housing client files, spreadsheets, and databases for contractual and regulatory
    • Attends Homeless Management Information System (HMIS – Service Point) training and participates in data gathering activities and running reports as directed by the Program
    • Conducts bio-psychosocial and/or housing screenings and SPDAT Assessments, and utilizes the Coordinated Entry System (CES)
    • In coordination with Program Manager, completes Housing staff performance evaluations, interviews for vacant positions, and provides input into personnel matters related to hiring, salary offers and increases, performance improvement plans, and/or disciplinary actions. 
    • Maintain positive morale and unit cohesion 
    • Complies with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards

    Education/Experience Requirements

    • Five years’ experience providing housing-related social services to clients; OR
    • A.A. in social services field and three years’ experience providing housing-related social services to clients; OR
    • Bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience providing housing-related social services to clients. 
    • Supervisory experience preferred
    • Knowledge of housing subsidy types preferred/helpful.
    • Bilingual, Spanish speaking if the position serves Spanish speaking


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