Housing First Case Manager

Job Type: Full-Time

Responsibilities

Creates permanent housing opportunities by developing an inventory of available housing units for eligible clients with varying price ranges.  Maintains landlord/rental management relations and is responsible for on-going assessment, service plan development, ongoing counseling and referrals for program-eligible clients. Performs housing assessment and intakes to qualify clients per program specifications. Inspects rental units and assists in conducting on-site behavior training including tenant safety education. Provides life skills training where necessary as well as on-going assessment, service plan development, counseling and referrals for program eligible clients. Create and maintain individualized residential plans that set goals, interventions and performance measures. Will refer clients to community resources and assist them in meeting tenancy requirements and ensure mainstream benefits are applied for successfully. Ensure that all documentation is timely and accurate to meet funding/program requirements and IHS standards of documentation.

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Human Services. At least 1-2 years experience in human service field assisting clients to obtain housing, provide counseling and life skill resource’s. Experience working with Property Management is preferred.  Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people with individualized needs in a counseling setting. Ability to work under pressure while in stressful situations and handle a high volume of cases.  Possess strong written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Computer proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, and database applications.  Able to work independently, prioritize, multitask and document daily activities thoroughly.  Knowledge of local and community resources that offer assistance to eligible families.  Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and proof of No-Fault Insurance.

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