Bilingual Case Manager
CORE DC Washington, DC
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
The Case Manager in the Rapid Re-Housing program is responsible for providing home-based case management services for client placed in scattered site apartments throughout the District of Columbia. The primary goal is to assist clients who were chronically homeless in addressing barriers to maintaining permanent housing. Works within an-inter-disciplinary team to create and evaluate resident individualized case plans and provide support, information, and referral sources.
OVERVIEW OF POSITION:
·Conduct required face to face contacts with clients as needed, to include completion of intake and engagement services
·Evaluate and update goals with clients at regular face to face meetings
·Provide mediation and advocacy with landlords on the client’s behalf to develop a viable plan to obtain and maintain housing advocacy
·Coordinate with the Housing Navigator to locate viable housing units for approved units
·Coordinate required face-to-face contacts with clients as needed, to include completion of engagement services
·Prepare and submit DHS, TCP, and HUD reports, using HMIS and other software formats as required by funder
·Demonstrate empathy and flexibility in responding to participant and staff needs
·Assist participants to secure and maintain full time employment
·Comply and manage monthly and quarterly programmatic reports for DHS and CORE DC
·Ensure that deadlines are met and that the work produced is of the highest quality
·Develop and coordinate assessment, FHSP planning, case management, permanency planning/housing placement, and counseling residents
·Other duties as assigned and/or required by management or designee
·Familiar with behaviors, attitudes and issues facing homeless populations
·Knowledge of community resources, associations and organizations addressing the issues of the population
·Good written and verbal communications skills; excellent presentation skills
·Familiarity with signs and symptoms of drug and/or alcohol dependency
·Must be culturally competent and sensitive towards diverse ethnic groups, cultural groups and populations
·Experience supervising staff and volunteers
· All Case Managers must meet minimum qualification standards. The minimum qualifications for case managers are a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, or related service/science or health care related disciplines and one (1 year) of experience providing case management services.
·Candidate should be proficient to communicate oral and written services in Spanish language.
·Where necessary and appropriate, a Case Manager without a bachelor’s degree can meet minimum qualifications by substituting at least six (6) years of work experience in a social service and/or human service field.
·Certification and/or licensure in relevant discipline (e.g., certified addictions counselor) may also substitute for educational requirements. Individuals with lived experience preferred individual).
·Ability to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings required
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