Housing Case Manager
Pimacihowin Program · Red Deer, Alberta
RED DEER NATIVE FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY
Position: Housing Case Manager Job Category: Social Work
Department: Pimacihowin Program Required Education: Post-Secondary in social services or equivalent
Location: Red Deer Travel Required: Some travel required
Salary: To be determined Position Type: Full-Time
HR Contact: Julie Kay Date Posted: March 9, 2022
Will Require: Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Posting Expires: March 22, 2022
Are you an Innovative Case Manager who has experience helping people find housing? Do you have experience in Intensive Case Management? Are you passionate about helping others on their healing journey? If so, this opportunity is for you!!
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Housing Case Manager finds housing for Red Deer’s chronically homeless. After the participant is housed, the Case Manager provides intensive Case Management to ensure that the participant has all the needed resources and support to maintain housing.
Assist participant in gaining access to needed supports (psychiatric, cultural, medical, social, residential, financial and other services appropriate for the participant.)
You will work in partnership with another Housing Case Manager. Your combined caseload will be up to 16 participants.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge of community resources necessary to support housing stability and long-term housing retention.
Knowledge of Red Deer services and external resources.
Knowledge of Case Management principles and tools, knowledge of housing first practices.
Experience working with homeless and at risk First Nation, Inuit, or Metis population.
Knowledge of social, economic and health issues relevant to the Urban Aboriginal Community.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal participants, including a sound knowledge and understanding of the issues that impact on culture in contemporary society.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to handle sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy.
Proficient oral and written communications and computer skills.
Excellent time management skills: ability to multitask and prioritize.
CPR-First Aid, Suicide prevention, Mental Health First Aid, Housing First 101, Universal Precautions and other training required – we will provide training.
SPECIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to First Nations, Inuit or Metis Candidates – please specify
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