BEDS Plus Care provides stabilization assistance, emergency shelter and supportive housing to the homeless and those at imminent risk of becoming homeless in southwest suburban Cook County communities. The Supportive Housing Case Manager will oversee a HUD funded scattered site housing program including twenty single and family units in the community. Position will also work within the supportive housing program and serve as a generalist all BEDS Plus programs.
Scattered Site Housing Program Management:
Manage case load of 20 clients in community based scattered site program.
Ensure agency complies with HUD policies and procedures.
Attend weekly staffing meeting.
Attend HUD Continuum of Care and partner meetings as requested by supervisor.
Client Case Management:
Work with shelter staff and coordinated entry team to on-board new clients into the program.
Responsible for client move-in, lease-up and general livability of the apartment in accordance with the lease and program policies.
Create and maintain a current 90-day individualized client goal plans for BEDS clients.
Engage with each household a minimum of two times or three hours a month in accordance with their individual service plan and availability.
Responsible for integrity of client files and data entry in HMIS. Responsible for entering service transactions and case notes into the client management system within 72 hours.
Ensure proper and continuous assessment of the clients in the program.
Connect BEDS clients with government benefits, medical and mental health services.
Responsible for assisting in the development of life skills for each client and progressing toward self-sufficiency.
Responsible for monthly reporting on client and program progress.
Maintain a cooperative relationship with team members, supervisors and service providers.
Serve as a back up to other programs at BEDS Plus including daytime support center operations, emergency shelter and other duties as assigned.
Reports to: Manager of Supportive Housing
Strong organizational skills
Experience working with the homeless population
Bachelor’s degree in related area of study
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor optional
Training or equivalent experience with trauma informed and harm reduction models of care
Internal Number: 7083540858
About BEDS Plus Care
BEDS Plus Care is a non-profit agency that helps homeless individuals obtain stable, affordable housing and provides a continuum of professional support services including emergency overnight shelter.