Housing Case Manager--Birmingham, Alabama

Announcement # 0099

This is a full-time position located in Birmingham, Alabama. There are two available positions:
1. Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
2. Monday – Friday 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

**Please specify what time slot you are applying for.**

Position Summary:
The Housing Case Manager is responsible for providing supportive services to clients who are enrolled at the 1917 Clinic. The Housing Case Manager works closely with the Program Manager and the Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Help clients and participants obtain appropriate mainstream resources including, but not limited to food stamps, employment, medical, and dental services.
-Ensure housing stabilization, maximum levels of self-sufficiency, and overall better quality of life by maintaining frequent contact with program participants.
-Provide case management by the development of plans that address and identify issues in the areas of housing, employment, and other life functions. Maintain client files.
-Serve as an advocate for clients and participants with other service providers.
-Document the history of all services provided to clients in a timely, complete, and accurate manner. Provide summaries and reports as required.
-Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with clients, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in a social service field with two years of industry experience.
-Valid drivers’ license and good driving record required.
-Minimum three years experience as a case manager
-Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Travel:
-Travel to program participants homes to conduct home visits.
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation. Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

Job Salary: 
$35,000 - $38,000 DOE
Hours: 
F/T, Exempt--1. Monday - Friday 8am-4pm 2. Monday - Friday 12pm-8pm
Benefits: 

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (HCM-0099).

The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.
The third page should answer theses three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 05/19/2017 - 5:00pm