Lead Case Manager | HBCAC Men’s Emergency Shelter

Full Time
Rockville
Posted 1 month ago

General Description:  Dynamic position working with individuals experiencing homelessness that requires someone with housing first and trauma informed care knowledge and supervisory skills. This individual will be a skilled leader, able to oversee a team of professionals, meet clients where they are, and move them quickly into permanent housing.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision and oversight of the support services team.
  • Provide overall management and coordination of support services ensuring integrated delivery of case management services in close collaboration with the operations team.
  • Consult with Assistant Program Director on clinical, administrative, and programmatic issues.
  • Assist clients with moving onto permanent housing by providing targeted case management services.
  • Maintain and review all resident files to monitor progress and assist with moving onto permanent housing.
  • Compile data for reporting purposes, including entries into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) – Service Point.
  • Update client records weekly in HMIS, carry an ongoing case load, and complete clinical assessments as necessary.
  • Provide services to residents including assistance with housing options, benefits, identification, and provides referrals to community health services, psychiatric services, vocational, educational, and substance use treatment programs.
  • Provide oversight and guidance on all client move-out plans and approves all extensions with support from the Assistant Program Director.
  • Write and edit reports for internal purposes and external funders.
  • Arrange and maintain a Life Skills Program to include courses such as saving money and budgeting, motivation and inspiration, health and wellness, and creative expression.
  • Work closely with the entire Support Services Team and the Operations Team to ensure effective operation of the program and facility, as well as the integrated delivery of client-centered services.
  • Collaborate on projects with the Assistant Program Director, as assigned.
  • Supervise and mentor at least 2 interns.
  • Responsible for maintaining relationships with service providers, including coordinating client service delivery with on-site providers of primary and behavioral health care, Adult Protective Services, and Healthcare for the Homeless.
  • Coordinate case management meetings with outside service providers.
  • Available for on-call emergencies as needed.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s required; Master’s with clinical license preferred
  • Licensed in Social Work or 6 months from obtaining a license
  • Spanish language fluency preferred
  • Hands-on experience in social and human services field dealing with diverse populations.
  • Experience in a supervisory role.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and procedures of case management, housing first and trauma informed care
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and procedures in handling addiction, mental illness, and Co-

Occurring diagnosed populations.

  • Good driving record.
  • Ability to negotiate and maintain positive relationships with co-workers and residents.
  • Advocate for individuals experiencing homelessness.

 

To apply for this position, please email your resume to jobs@mcch.net

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