In a Permanent Supportive Housing Program funded by HUD to provide housing to homeless, disabled single adults, the Case responsibilities are:
Conducting Intake screenings and needs assessments for applicants.
Providing Crisis Intervention to address immediate needs.
Assisting new clients in placement into leased SRO units.
Developing Client Case Files.
Managing files and reporting systems as directed by Program Director.
Conducting case management visits with clients on a weekly basis at their housing locations.
Conducting individual life skills assessments for all clients.
Assisting clients in the development of an Individual Service Plan.
Assisting clients in procuring appropriate supportive services, such as: counseling services, job readiness/skills training, employment assistance, mental health services, and available benefits programs.
Conducting presentations and training sessions as directed at designated residential facilities, area homeless shelters, or other locations
Assisting clients in preparing a monthly budget.
Maintaining appropriate daily, weekly client case notes, files and other documents as directed by Program Director.
Providing appropriate weekly and monthly client reports as directed by Program Director and Case Management Administrator.
Performing other assignments and duties as deemed necessary by Program Director and Executive Director.
Master Degree in Social Work (MSW), with State Licensure (LSW) or ability to obtain LSW within the first 6 months of employment.
Two years experience in a social services setting.
Computer skills required include: Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Email, Internet and search engine skills, good working knowledge in Microsoft Excel, and data-entry proficiency.
Candidate must have automobile, valid IL driver’s license and proof of car insurance.
The Single Room Housing Assistance Corporation (SRHAC), a City and HUD –funded 501(c) 3, was created in 1995 as a grassroots initiative by SRO operators/owners to bring together the for-profit, not-for-profit, and governmental sectors into a unique partnership to assist the SRO community in finding solutions to: (1) Help strengthen, preserve and protect Chicago’s SROs as vital, affordable housing...; (2) The help homeless and disabled needy individuals find SRO housing and connect with supportive services; (3) To help prevent single adults living in SROs from relapsing into homelessness by stabilizing and improving their lives; (4) To assist and advocate for SRO residents and SRO operators; (5) Top combat homelessness.