Substance Abuse Case Manager


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

04/06/2018

Address

1851 Tyburn Street
Glendale
CA
91204
United States

Description

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.

Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

jobs@ascenciaca.org

PLEASE EMAIL RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO jobs@ascenciaCA.org.

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


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