We are seeking Case Managers to assist clients with HIV/AIDS who are homeless or on the verge of homelessness and often experience other challenges, including struggles with chemical dependency and mental illness.
Our organization has a strong history of providing invaluable service to our community and we are embarking on an expansion of our services.
The candidates we are recruiting for our team will be responsible for developing case plans with clients connected with a Housing Specialist and for providing necessary services outside of housing related needs.
- Conduct comprehensive psycho-social intake and assessments with those who meet high acuity levels.
- Develop and implementation of individual service plan(s), periodic reassessment of status and needs.
- Assist in the coordination of services between providers and individuals and their family members.
- Monitoring changes in client’s condition or circumstances, updating/revising the individual service plan and providing appropriate interventions and linked referrals.
- Accepts referrals from Housing Specialist in regional service area.
- Conduct ongoing monitoring and follow-up with clients, and providers to confirm completion of referrals, service acquisition, maintenance and adherence to service(s).
- Review with client possible plan of action in the event of ineligibility for services.
- Establishing positive working relationships with providers and other community-based organizations.
- Maintain ongoing follow-up with clients, Housing Specialists, and other community providers at a minimum of one face-to-face or phone contact attempt every month (with one face to face contact attempt every three months).
- Act as an ongoing liaison between clients, property owners and other case managers, as needed.
- Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs, supervisory sessions, and accept the responsibility for aiding the development of positive team relationships.
- Maintain organized and accurate client records and statistical data, including appropriate case notes and input client information into database.
- Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field.
- Operate office machines, such as photocopiers, scanner, facsimile, voice mail and personal computers.
- Adhere to agency policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics.
- Provides reports and analysis of intake process on a monthly basis to the regional director.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Master’s degree in Social Work or related master’s degree or a minimum of 5 years of experience in direct service with People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) or homeless populations will be required.
- Must have a car; valid CA driver’s license and proof of auto insurance.
- Spanish speaking ability is an added asset, but is not required.
- Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Well-organized and detail-oriented with the ability to handle multiple task while meeting deadlines.
- Sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of population served.
- Ability to work independently, collaboratively with service providers or professionals as part of a team.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel) and ability to learn how to use a database effectively;
- TB screening required upon hire and on an annual basis;
- Background check required upon hire
This is a full-time, nonexempt position.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
We offer a rich benefit package with medical, dental, vision, life, paid vacation, a flexible spending plan, and a 403(b) retirement plan.
Please send 1) a resume and 2) a customized cover letter including salary requirements with subject line “Case Manager” to Darién Acevedo at email@example.com.