Case Manager/Data Specialist, Bart Harvey Apartments, Seattle
October 26, 2012
Supportive Services Director
$33,015.52 - $41,269.40 (fulltime annual)
Fulltime, 40 hours a week
Medical, Dental, Life/Disability, Retirement, Vacation and Sick Leave
The Low Income
Housing Institute (LIHI) develops and operates housing for people
who are low-income and/or homeless, provides technical assistance to
communities and other non-profits, and advocates for housing
Bart Harvey Apartments consists of 49 apartments for very low-income seniors 62 years of age or older. The seniors served include disabled and homeless individuals. The Case Manager is responsible for ongoing assessment and support of tenant needs; informal counseling: information and referral assistance; coordination of services and activities related to the ongoing maintenance of stable tenancies and a healthy community within Bart Harvey Apartments. This .75 FTE position is sited in the South Lake Union area of Seattle.
The Data Specialist is responsible for providing training, technical support and data quality assurance to Case Management staff of supportive housing sites around Puget Sound. This .25 FTE position travels as-needed to LIHI supportive housing projects around Puget Sound.
Information and Referral/Case Management:
effective relationships with tenants.
Become knowledgeable of information and referral resources. Provide information and referral to residents, including through distribution of written material.
Maintain updated information tools for tenant use in accessing community resources.
Formally and informally assess tenants as to current level of functioning and social service needs.
Offer case management for selected residents, either referred by building management as at risk of eviction or self-identified.
Make referrals or initiate services to address mental health, substance abuse, and disability issues wherever possible.
Coordinate with local agencies to provide services that meet the needs of LIHI residents.
Work collaboratively with building management and Supportive Services staff to increase stability and retention of tenants in LIHI housing.
Coordinate with community organizations, public agencies, and volunteers to provide on-and off-site activities for residents.
Initiate and encourage resident involvement in community-building activities, such as community meetings, meals, and support groups.
Produce written informational materials such as community newsletters, program/service informational notices, and activity flyers as-needed.
to the development of a community that values cultural
in staff meetings and planning sessions.
Report regularly to Supportive Services Manager & Director on programmatic issues.
Maintain records of activities and contacts with tenants/agencies and case management records.
Provide training and support to Case Management staff utilizing HMIS systems enter client/service data.
Assist with ongoing contract maintenance/compliance for HUD supportive housing contracts in eSNAPS system
Ensure ongoing data quality for HMIS programs through data analysis and troubleshooting as-needed
Complete other records and reports appropriate to the position as directed by the Supportive Services Director.
Assist staff with administrative and program work related to the operating of supportive
housing and social service projects at LIHI.
Assist with writing and word-processing including preparation of spreadsheets, grants, funding applications, correspondence and reports as relate to the housing programs.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
in public policy advocacy efforts including recruiting residents
to attend public meetings and testify at hearings.
Participate in fundraising for LIHI Supportive Services by providing information and feedback for grant applications, and helping maintain and grow community contacts.
other related duties as required.
degree in Social Work or related field, from an accredited
At least two years experience working with older adults and training in geriatric issues.
Mental Health Counselor Associate, Agency Affiliated Counselor, or equivalent experience and willingness to obtain new State credential.
Experience working with homeless or low-income populations, including persons with mental health, physical disability, and substance abuse issues.
Knowledge of local resources for homeless, low-income, and elderly people.
Ability to work well with community agencies and resources.
Commitment to social change through the empowerment of low-income people.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Current Washington State driver’s license.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Lack of this qualification will not exclude a candidate.)
Washington State Certified Geriatric Specialist
This is a
unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office of
Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).
If interested in this position please send in a cover letter and
forms can be used as a substitute for a cover letter and resume, but
are not required during the first step of the application process.
Applications are available on the LIHI website at www.lihi.org/jobIndex.html
may be obtained in person at the office, or will be mailed to you by
phone request at (206) 443-9935. All application
materials should be mailed, faxed, or dropped off in person to:
Low Income Housing Institute
Attn: Human Resources
2407 1st Avenue, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98121
Fax: (206) 443-9851
Or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Low Income Housing Institute is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply.