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Case Manager - Transitional Housing Program

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Housing Counseling Services, Inc. | Washington, DC
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Housing Counseling Services, Inc.


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Published 17 days ago

$52,000 - $65,000

Housing Counseling Services (HCS) is seeking qualified individuals to apply for our Transitional Housing Program Case Manager position. This position will provide intensive services to HIV+ individuals enrolled in our 12-18 month transitional housing program. The case manager will assist clients identify and implement strategies that support long term housing stability as well as provide assistance in their development and implementation of a plan to respond to presenting housing barriers. As appropriate, housing case managers will assist clients access available community resources. We are seeking a smart, high energy, committed and quick learner to join our housing services delivery team.  

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide intensive case management services towards assisting transitional housing clients move to stable long-term/permanent housing opportunities;
  • Assist families explore all viable stable housing options including renting, shared housing, and permanent supportive housing options;
  • Conduct regular assessment of clients' needs and barriers. Connect clients with needed support service including financial assistance, food, utilities, clothing, employment training and opportunities, education services, medical care, etc.
  • Advocate on the behalf of clients with landlords, social service agencies, etc.
  • Complete housing plans with clients to detail specific tasks to be accomplished to transition to permanent housing and to prevent future housing crises;
  • Develop household budget and personal money management plan with clients that support future housing independence;
  • Conduct regular home visits and follow-up with clients to evaluate implementation of housing plan and to provide appropriate technical assistance.
  • May require occasional flexed weekend and evening hours.
  • Maintain accurate written and computer based files.
  • Assist other staff in meeting the needs of HCS clients.
  • Perform other HCS tasks as requested.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master of Social Work licensed at minimum at the LGSW level;
  • Experience providing intensive case management; experience providing housing case management preferred;
  • Strong ability to work independently and as a team player exercising mature judgment;
  • Demonstrated success/effectiveness delivering direct services to at-risk populations;
  • Highly motivated self-starter with an ability to complete multiple tasks in timely manner;
  • Must have excellent problem solving skills and able to develop innovate solutions;
  • Experience providing supportive services to at-risk populations;
  • Ability to respond to multiple emergency needs with patience and diligence;
  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate with a variety of professionals including doctors, attorneys, and real estate professionals;
  • Must maintain and manage confidential information;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills as well as excellent computer skills;
  • Ability to translate technical information into layman’s terms;
  • Sensitivity to the needs within the community and to individual clients;

Housing Counseling Services (HCS) is seeking qualified individuals to apply for our Transitional Housing Program Case Manager position. This position will provide intensive services to HIV+ individuals enrolled in our 12-18 month…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

HCS offers a generous benefits package.

HCS offers a generous benefits package.

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

How to Apply

Resume and cover letter should be submitted to employment@housingetc.org. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed. We encourage submission of your resume and cover letter as soon as possible as HCS is currently conducting interviews to fill this position.

Resume and cover letter should be submitted to employment@housingetc.org. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed. We encourage submission of your resume…

Location

Washington, DC

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