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Supportive Housing Case Aide

Company: The Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless
Location: Rockville
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Supportive Housing Case Aide (Full-Time)General Description: Provides daily living and life skills support to 15 medically vulnerable homeless individuals identified through the 100,000 Homes Campaign in their own apartments. Drives residents (in own vehicle) to appointments and community locations as needed. This position is part of a multi-disciplinary team comprised of a full-time Case Manager and part-time Nurse.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists resident with securing an apartment and coordinates move-in.
  • Assists residents with problem-solving, daily living and life skills tasks. Provides social support and a "listening ear" for resident concerns.
  • Monitors safety of residents during home visits and communicates any concerns to Case Manager.
  • Documents interactions with residents via progress notes.
  • Acquaints client with the location of neighborhood amenities
  • Arranges and provides transportation for residents to physician, social service, outpatient treatment appointments and/or to community resources (i.e. grocery store, pharmacy, and clothing bank).
  • Provides emergency intervention in response to hostile situations and crises and follows protocol to address emergencies to include contacting the Case Manager, Program Director or calling 911 when applicable.
  • Facilitates and prepares for group activities and outings with residents.
  • Participates in regular staff meetings and organization's staff retreat.
  • Other related duties as assignedRequired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Bachelor's degree in human services-related field desired. Will consider combination of qualifications equal to educational and work experience
    • Strong verbal communication skills
    • Ability to write routine reports and documents.
    • Ability to solve problems, negotiate and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
    • Knowledge and experience in administering CPR and minor first aid.
    • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships.

Keywords: The Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Rockville , Supportive Housing Case Aide, Other , Rockville, Maryland

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