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  • Housing Case Manager- F-SHARP

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/9/2019 11:14 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-4191
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Family Housing Network
    Min
    USD $19.96/Hr.
  • Overview

    The Family - Services and Housing to Access Recovery Program (F-SHARP) serves the most vulnerable families in King County and provides outreach and case management to assist them to obtain and maintain stable housing while supporting them to access behavioral health services. The program assists clients in accessing and maintaining housing though the King County Coordinated Entry for All System. The F-SHARP team is a multi-disciplinary team that includes mental health professionals, medical professionals as well as case managers. The case manager will work as a member of the team and will follow families as they move into permanent housing and transition their supports to mainstream resources.   

    Responsibilities

    Case Management 

    • Use motivational interviewing to provide outreach to potential clients and explore if program enrollment could assist them in reaching their housing stability goals.  
    • Meet with prospective clients to collect enrollment documentation. 
    • Support households to navigate the Coordinated Entry for All (CEA) System, including enrollment in housing programs and if necessary, mobility transfers to programs with higher levels of service.  
    • Conduct required assessments at intake, six months and program exit.  
    • Assess clients for housing needs and develop housing stability plans to address barriers/goals accordance with program standards. 
    • Provide life skills training regarding housing location, budgeting, tenant responsibilities, and other housing related skills. 
    • Coordinate with housing and other service providers to support the housing entering and maintaining housing.  
    • Maintain physical case files and database entry in accordance with agency standards. 
    • Work collaboratively with other staff to identify resources and services that can be used to better serve clients. 
    • Provide individualized case management for clients as directed by their case plan. 
    • Assist clients in accessing mainstream support for to employment, mental health and other services as necessary.  
    • Employ crisis management skills where necessary to assist clients in difficult situations. 
    • Manage a case load of 17-20 households in varying stages of the program curriculum. 

     

    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • Adhere to confidentiality guidelines and respect client privacy. 
    • Ensure clients guide housing search preferences and goal setting. 
    • Maintain accurate record of hours worked and submit timesheets on schedule. 
    • Attend required trainings as scheduled. 
    • Participate in staff and supervisory meetings as required. 
    • Participate in agency advocacy on behalf of the people we serve. 
    • Contribute to and support a positive, team-oriented, culturally diverse work environment. 
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned. 

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Qualifications applicant must possess to be considered for the position.) 

    • Bachelor’s degree in social services or a related field  
    • Understanding of issues homeless families often face, including alcohol and drug abuse, mental illness, domestic violence, and long-term homelessness. 
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
    • Excellent computer skills, with ability to maintain complex client records. 
    • Valid Washington State driver’s license. 
    • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services. 
    • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations. 
    • Criminal history background checks are required prior to employment.  

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

    • Master’s degree or higher in Social Work or a related field. 
    • Fluency in second language that is spoken by a substantial number of King County clients 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and HMIS. 

     

    SUBSTITUTE QUALIFICATIONS: (Qualifications, which may be substituted for minimum qualifications.) 

    A combination of education/training, and documented knowledge/skills and experience may in some cases substitute for the BA requirement. 

     

    Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Please let us know if you need special accommodations to apply or interview for this position.

     

     

     

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