Housing Case Manager

Employer: House of Ruth

Job Description

Overview:

Founded in 1992, House of Ruth is a nonprofit HIV/AIDS services organization with a mission of strengthening lives for those with or affected by HIV/AIDS. We do this by offering housing and support services with a holistic focus on low-income individuals who are HIV-positive, as well as their family members who count on them for financial and emotional support.

Ours is a culture that values professionalism and integrity, along with an unwavering commitment to House of Ruth’s mission. The successful candidate is a hands-on problem solver who takes the job duties very seriously but is able to find humor in the day-to-day, sometimes unpredictable occurrences of a nonprofit that provides direct services to an underserved client population.

Job Summary:

The Housing Case Manager will conduct assessments, develop individualized case plans, link families with community resources, conduct home visits, and provide case management services for clients in permanent housing. Will work collaboratively with other staff members to help clients achieve economic and social/emotional self-sufficiency and maintain permanent housing

Responsibilities:

  • Provides initial psychosocial assessment and updates on an ongoing basis
  • Provides case management and service coordination designed to assist clients in maintaining stable housing
  • Develops individualized case plan in collaboration with client in the areas of, but not limited to, daily living skills, money management, employment linkage, benefits establishment, linkage to substance abuse and mental health care, and all other services need to assist clients in reaching treatment goals
  • Assists clients in locating safe, affordable housing
  • Provides crisis intervention as needed
  • Serves as a client advocate with third parties as needed
  • Maintains required client documentation and progress notes
  • Additional, selected responsibilities or tasks to be performed from time to time may be required as necessary.

Salary Range: $35,000 - $50,000

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree required in Social Work or a related field

Kentucky license preferred (CSW, LPCA, LPATA, MFTA, LPCC, LMFT, LPAT, or LCSW); will also consider candidates who will obtain license within 90 days after hire

Valid drivers’ license and reliable transportation

Successful completion of background screening

Physical Requirements:

Physical exertion requirements other than routine, e.g., off- and on-loading, carrying, lifting, or other movements related to the work of the position, will be undertaken with the advice of the supervisor.

How to Apply:

 Email cover letter and resume to Alisa Miller, Housing Program Manager, amiller@houseofruth.net.  Please, no phone calls.  Position will remain open until filled.