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Responsible for providing client-centered case management to all eligible consumers.
Training & Requirements:
At a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited college or university required with some experience in a non-profit setting preferred; licensed LBSW required within first 6 months of employment. Strong computer skills, and written and verbal language skills are required.
Areas of Responsibility:
1. Ensure consumer eligibility prior to the provision of any services;
2. Provide Case Management Services to all Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) consumers and Mobile area Ryan White consumers (or as assigned) with HIV/AIDS who seek services;
3. Communicate with other Programs Department staff regarding specific HOPWA policies and/or changes;
4. Provide services including housing assessment and referral, ancillary service referral, intake assessment and case planning, linkage, service arrangement, monitoring and support. Services to be provided in the office. Case Management can include home visits and inspections, as needed;
5. Complete monthly HOPWA TBRA applications and annual certifications on time;
6. Complete six (6) month reassessment of consumers on time, as required;
7. Facilitate applications for Ryan White Emergency Financial Assistance, HOPWA rental/mortgage assistance, and on-going services. Provide supportive case management services that are long-range in nature, as well as focused on resolving immediate crisis needs;
8. Maintain agency’s transitional and permanent housing waiting lists;
9. Treat staff and consumers with dignity and respect at all times;
10. Complete all certifications and trainings for HOPWA, Post Test Education, HIV Testing, Drug Testing and Ryan White Case Management;
11. Obtain social work license within introductory period (first six months of employment). Keep social work license up to date, current and obtain 30 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) annually;
12. Participate as part of the Program Treatment Team in staffing cases and solving program problems;
13. Be present for (minimum) one UWCA, in Birmingham, Ryan White case staffing annually;
14. Maintain excellent and regular case management documentation;
15. Complete and submit weekly billings and/or other reports on time;
16. Adhere to good data quality practices and assist in the recording and reporting of any outcome measurements for related grant and agency reports;
17. Coordinate and facilitate Positive Perspectives as scheduled;
18. Be on-call at main office for walk-in consumers as scheduled;
19. Be present at all required agency functions;
20. Adhere to all AIDS Alabama, Inc. and AIDS Alabama South’s Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines;
21. Other duties as assigned.
1. Schedule – Work hours are full-time and may occasionally include nights and/or weekends; varies based on the needs of the consumers, the consumer’s family, and the agency;
2. Physical Requirements – May life up to 75lb occasionally;
3. Safety/Environmental – Exposure to multi-cultural consumers and/or family members with HIV/AIDS (or other STI’s) as well as impaired cognitive behaviors.
Represent the agency on the phone, in print, and in person in a professional manner that moves forward the agency’s mission. Abide by all policies, procedures, and guidelines including, but not limited to, Human Resources/Personnel, Finance, Operational, and Housing as presented/adapted in a mature, professional, businesslike manner. Establish and maintain strong, solid communications with the Social Work Supervisor, Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer, employees, and external partnerships. Be aware that breach of confidentiality is grounds for dismissal. This job description can be modified to reflect additional tasks.
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AIDS Alabama South is an equal opportunity employer