Social Worker-Housing Coordinator (#0507)

Announcement #0507

Aletheia House is looking for a social worker-housing coordinator for our Birmingham office location.  The area served is Jefferson County.

Position Summary:

The social worker-housing coordinator will oversee two housing programs:  An emergency housing program that provides housing and supportive services with 24-hour supervision for 3-9 months and a transitional housing program that provides rental assistance and case management services for 6-18 months.  Both programs serve individuals who need to be connected to community resources and support.  The social worker-housing coordinator works closely with the chief operating officer.

 

Duties Include:

-Oversee an emergency housing program that provides housing and supportive services with 24-hour supervision for 3-9 months

-Oversee a transitional housing program that provides rental assistance and case management services for 6-18 months.

-Both programs serve individuals who need to be connected to community resources and support

-Provide supervision to the permanent housing manager, who is responsible for managing the permanent housing program.

-Provide appropriate resolution for consumer issues and concerns

-Facilitate meetings designed to improve the quality of services and report on the same to HIV services coordinator and chief operating officer

-Oversee the timely, complete, and accurate completion of documentation as required by the Aletheia House and UAB

-Perform other duties as assigned by the chief operating officer and/or executive director

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Knowledge and experience related to the treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring substance use and mental disorders

-Knowledge and experience related to the prevention of substance abuse

-Ability to lead a team with diverse members

-Cultural competency in meetings the needs of HIV positive individuals

-Excellent writing, communication, organization 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

-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, psychology, or social work required

-Working in the community with vulnerable individuals preferred

-At least two years experience working in HIV treatment or prevention preferred

-Valid driver’s license and a good driving record

-Motor Vehicle Report required

 

Job Salary:

$50,000 – $65,000

 

Hours:

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (may include evenings and weekends depending on programs needs)

 

Benefits:

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental and vision, retirement plan, paid vacations, paid sick leave, tuition reimbursement, flexible spending account, and employee assistance program. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare staff to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should send an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org, apply at: www.specialkindofcaring.org or fax cover letter and resume to (205) 203-4843.  Please insert in the subject line (HC-0507).

* Please include both documents (cover letter and resume) in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.

Closing Date:

Open until filled

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