Title Case Manager, Substance Use/Housing
Location Hopkinsville
Job Information

CASE MANAGER, Substance Abuse/Housing

REPORTING/COORDINATING RELATIONSHIP: Coordinator of Regional Housing Services

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This employee will provide case management services to adult substance abuse, severely mentally ill, or dually diagnosed (SA and SMI) clients in Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program. Assignments will be based on patient needs.
The Case Manager will work with the client in accessing, coordinating, and monitoring necessary services to assist that individual in stabilizing in the community at his/her highest potential.
The multiple roles of the Case Manager will include the following:
(A) Client identification and outreach.
(B) Individual assessment of:
(1) Basic needs such as shelter, food, clothing, entitlements, etc.
(2) Specialized needs such as substance abuse treatment services, rehabilitation, social opportunities, vocational and employment capabilities, and psychiatric services.
(3) Integrative programs such as personal skills in leisure time, church life, family communication, and other general life skills such as budgeting.
(4) Patient needs for child care and transportation in order to access services.
(C) Provide ongoing contact with community agencies necessary to develop additional resources and coordinate services.
(D) Monitoring service delivery.
(E) Client advocacy.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) credential or willingness to work toward the CADC credential. Prefer 2 years experience in chemical dependency field.
Must attend both the Level I Case Manager and the Substance Abuse Case Management training within 6 months of employment.
Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, proof of automobile insurance, and must be willing to transport clients on an as-needed basis. Must pass a Criminal Record Check and provide proof of a recent (less than 1-year-old) TB skin test.

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