Full-time positions starting at $23.68 - $26.33/hr (D.O.E) with COMPETITIVE BENEFITS INCLUDE:
Thea Bowman Apartments is an 80-unit Permanent Supportive Housing program that serves single adults and couples without children transitioning out of homelessness. As a Housing First, Harm Reduction program, Thea Bowman offers compassionate, dignified support that emphasizes safety and stability and encourages sustained growth in independent living skills. We do so in an environment of promise that welcomes diversity and honors each person’s unique experience. Intensive onsite case management is provided to our residents, which includes developing individualized goals with a focus on building connection to services.
Catholic Community Services’ Foundational Community Support (FCS) Program provides Supportive Housing and Supportive Employment Services under the WA State Medicaid Transformation Project. Supported Housing Services are for people with complex needs and unique strengths who benefit from hands-on case management and resource connections in order to be successful in finding and maintaining housing. This Medicaid benefit is integrated throughout CCS’ diverse social service programming to support housing search and placement activities in a variety of locations, such as Rapid Re-Housing (RRH), Housing and Essential Needs (HEN), shelters, or Permanent Supportive Housing programs. Service locations are dynamic and flexible is accomplished when staff work both independently and as part of a strong team. CCS is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from all walks of life are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Lead Housing Case Manager is responsible for providing housing stability planning, data conformity in our Clarity systems, and supports other case managers in daily operations. In addition, they will be responsible for training and working with Practicum Students.
They will work independently and as part of a team to provide outreach, engagement, individual counseling, and ongoing case management to residents who are permanently housed at Thea Bowman. This position is responsible for providing screening, assessment, and goal planning for the residents’ needs and is responsible for providing a range of supportive interventions to increase stability for residents across a variety of life domains, focusing especially on housing retention and behavioral health. As part of ongoing support, the Lead Case Manager coordinates with team members to refer participants to other needed services (such as medical, legal, etc.).
The Lead Housing Case Manager will be the point person for any residents that may need to be go before the Housing Retention Team.
This position works with individuals who are eligible for FCS, focusing on building rapport and developing trust in order to assist with housing search and placement, housing stability planning, community resource linkages, care coordination with providers, and landlord-tenant mediation. Work occurs in a variety of settings, including housing sites, shelters, the streets and other community locations. This position is encouraged to develop holistic care plans for clients and address all needs that can impact housing stability, such as behavioral or physical health, financial assistance, natural supports, and community involvement. Work is collaborative and done along with other housing & shelter as well as health care providers, in order to promote positive health outcomes for individuals with complex needs.
This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance. Working conditions may include interruptions, interactions with angry persons, and exposure to computer CRTs.
Physical And Mental Acuity Requirements
The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.