Resident Counselor III

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Job Code: PD18-18
Posted On: Friday, 13th April 2018
Department: Resident Services
Location: Main Office
Kensington, Md
10400 Detrick Avenue
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree

Job Description:

This position will provide intensive trauma informed case services to residents who are County referred homeless/disabled individuals/families. Case management will provide linkage with available community resources for furnishings, moving costs, security deposits, application fees, etc. Will assist participants with lease arrangements and requirements for lease compliance; perform general unit inspections and develop a service plan based on initial and periodic needs assessment. Liaison with local landlords and various County service providers. Serves as a team member of the Supportive Housing Program and works cooperatively in meeting the unit’s goals. This position requires traveling to client’s homes to conduct home visits. This is a one-year team position, the continuation is based on approval of grant funding.. 

Preferred Skills:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field (Masters Degree Preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in case management with low income, culturally diverse adults
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working with adults who are homeless
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working with adults with mental health disabilities
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in the residential leasing or property management industry
  • Must have the ability to relate well to people of diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Must have familiarity with age process, elder services, and disability services
  • Must have familiarity with eligibility and procedures for federal and state entitlement programs
  • Must possess excellent assessment, oral and written communication skills
  • Must have the ability to work independently, meet deadlines and exercise good judgment
  • Must have good computer skills (Word & Excel)
  • Must have working knowledge of community resources
  • Must have good driving record, and own transportation is required
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred