Substance Abuse Case Manager

Job Type

Full Time




1851 Tyburn Street
United States


DESCRIPTION:            The Substance Abuse Case Manager is responsible for providing comprehensive case management services to people with a history of addiction, and providing specialized support to Coordinated Entry System Access Center staff regarding people suffering from or suspected of substance abuse. The Substance Abuse Specialist is assigned 50% time to the Ascencia CES - AC and 50% time to Next Step Permanent Supportive Housing Program.

REPORTS TO:  Hospital Liaison and Wellness Case Management Supervisor

SALARY:                      $19.00 per hour

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide on-going support and case management expertise to homeless persons;*
  • Work with clients to develop individualized case management plans;*
  • Ensure that all client case management plans address identified needs and are up-to-date;*
  • Continually monitor and evaluate each client’s progression through their case management plan, and develop corrective action revisions to the plan as needed;*
  • Maintain accurate documentation of service objectives and outcomes as well as other services in accordance with Federal, State, County and Ascencia guidelines;*
  • Assist clients in obtaining necessary resources to achieve case management goals;*
  • Actively participate in client- and program-related meetings and trainings;
  • Attend program-related community, coalition and committee meetings as assigned;
  • Maintain client related data systems, including case notes and complete HMIS entries;*
  • Prepare case management related reports including but not limited to: outcomes, successes, etc;*
  • Adheres to strict boundaries and professional ethics in the care of others;*
  • Conducts crisis intervention as needed.*
  • Responsibilities related to the CES Access Center Program.*

Qualifications and Requirements for this Position:

  • Must be a Certified Addiction Counselor with knowledge of related resources and the Continuum of Care for homeless persons;
  • 4 year degree in human services or comparable combination of education/work related experience required;
  • Experience in social service setting with working knowledge of case management systems and planning techniques;
  • Experience working with homeless individuals and families a plus;
  • Must be proficient in the following computer applications--Microsoft Word and Excel, and be able to learn how to use the required Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).
  • Must have own transportation to conduct job related travel and must be able to drive agency vehicles.
  • Must meet insurance carrier’s requirements for approval to drive.
  • Drug and TB test will be required before start of work.


Comprehensive benefits package.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


Please indicate “Substance Abuse Case Manager” in the subject line.