Housing Specialist – F/T Birmingham, Alabama(#0388)

Aletheia House is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse.  The area serviced is Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

Position Summary:

The housing specialist is responsible for facilitating housing services for clients. The housing specialist works closely with the HIV services manager and the director of behavioral health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

 

Office Location of Position: 

2100 16th Avenue South, Suite 301 Birmingham, AL  35205

 

Primary Responsibilities:

-The housing specialist is responsible for assisting in the development of case plans that will address identified issues in the areas of unsubsidized housing, employment, and other core life functions

-Facilitate regular client meetings, which focuses on enhancing the client basic living skills and empower clients to become self-sufficient

-Assist program participants in finding and maintaining housing
-Help clients and participants obtain appropriate mainstream resources including, but not limited to food stamps, employment, medical, and dental services
-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 HIV services manager, director of behavioral health, chief operating officer and/or executive director.

 

Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree in a social service field required.

-Experience working with individuals who are experiencing homelessness preferred

-Case management services required with a minimum of two years as a case manager preferred

-Medicaid eligibility required
-Valid Driver’s License and good driving record required

-Motor Vehicle Report required

Travel:

-Travel to program participants’ homes frequently 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:

$36,000 – $38,000 DOE

 

Hours:

F/T, Exempt–Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 45:00 pm – Total 40 Hours

Hours may vary depending on client needs.

 

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.

 

To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org.  Please insert in the subject line (HS-0388).

To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

* Please include both documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

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 & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aletheia House 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 oppose discrimination.

 

Closing Date-Time: 

Thurs, 05/28/2020 – 5:00pm

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