Social Worker Supervisor

 

Reports to: Executive Director

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited college/university

  • Social Work Licensure

  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance 

  • Strong computer, organizational, and case management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must pass a background check and drug screen

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work from an accredited college or university;

  • Current social work licensure;

  • Prior nonprofit and management experience;

  • Two or more years working with persons experiencing homelessness;

  • Working knowledge of CareWare and Ryan White Part B funding;

  • Bilingual;

  • Proven application of Trauma-Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, and/or Harm Reduction.

Overall Mission: 

  • Responsible for providing client-centered case management to all eligible consumers, linking them to community resources, and provide consumers with decent and affordable housing resources.

Areas of Responsibility:

  1. AIDS Alabama expects staff to create a safe space in which all people are valued, respected, and treated with dignity; sexuality is accepted as a healthy part of being human. In such a space, all people would be celebrated for who they are and provided with the economic, educational, and social opportunities to reach their full potential

  2. Communicate effectively and inspire others to high performance; promote accountability; remove barriers; support others to be creative and action-oriented; anticipate needs before they appear

  3. Supervise social workers in a manner that supports a productive, professionally competent workforce in an environment respectful of personal well-being and cultural diversity

  4. 40% to 50% of the time as a social work case manager and 40% to 50% supervising social work staff, preparing productivity reports, monthly grant reports, quarterly grant reports, and monthly billing reports for various funding sources. Other reports as necessary.

  5. Ensure documentation of a consumer’s eligibility prior to the provision of any services and maintain required documentation for continued eligibility

  6. Provide Case Management Services to the patients at the USA Family Specialty Clinic during clinic hours (per MOU), and Mobile area Ryan White consumers with HIV/AIDS who seek services through AIDS  Alabama South

  7. Ensure all social workers have proper training and certifications

  8. Ensure excellent customer service for consumers by all social workers

  9. Responsible for purchasing gas vouchers and bus tokens for Programs Department

  10. Provide services including housing assessment and referral, ancillary service referral, intake assessment, and case planning, linkage, service arrangement, monitoring, and support. Services to be provided in the office, typically. Case Management can include home visits and inspections as needed

  11. Complete six (6) month reassessment of consumers on time as required

  12. Facilitate applications for Ryan White Emergency Financial Assistance, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) rental/mortgage assistance and on-going services and provide supportive case management services that are long-range in nature as well as focused on resolving immediate crisis needs

  13. Treat staff and consumers with dignity and respect at all times

  14. Run, prepare, and submit all monthly billing reports, including, but not limited to, Ryan White Program Services, HOPWA, Medicaid Targeted Case Management, Legislative Service Dollars, and all other reports for monthly services generated in the program department by social workers

  15. Supervise program department staff and ensure timeliness, and punctuality, schedule holidays, paid time off, sick leave, and all other program staffing needs to assure workflow and the provision of services goes uninterrupted

  16. Incorporate productivity goals for each case manager and ensure the maximum number of billing hours are reached

  17. Be present at at-least one UWCA Ryan White case staffing annually – usually in Birmingham or Montgomery

  18. Refer all homeless and imminently homeless consumers to appropriate external agency or internal program to address housing emergency

  19. Complete all certifications and training for Social Work Licensure, HOPWA, Post Test Education, HIV Testing, Drug Testing, Targeted Case Management, and Ryan White Case Management

  20. Participate as part of the Team in case staffing and solving program problems

  21. Complete and submit weekly billings and/or other reports on time

  22. Responsible for ordering drug tests to be used for consumer eligibility for federally funded housing programs, as well as maintaining accurate records of use

  23. Maintain good and regular case management documentation

  24. Conduct weekly case staffings with the case management team and executive director, as necessary;

  25. Responsible for submitting minutes for monthly quarterly Ryan White Quality Improvement meetings with social workers

  26. Responsible for adhering to and implementing Ryan White Quality Improvement directives;

  27. Conduct bi-annual consumer satisfaction surveys

  28. Adhere to good data quality practices and assist in the recording and reporting of any outcome measurements for related grant and agency reports;

  29. Coordinate and facilitate Positive Perspectives as scheduled

  30. Coordinate the Holiday Gift Project each year for clients and families

  31. Be on-call at the main office, as scheduled, to greet consumers with appointments and for walk-in consumers

  32. Support Executive Director in ensuring employee morale and job satisfaction initiatives

  33. Be present at all required agency functions

  34. Other duties as assigned

Work Environment:

  1. Schedule – Work hours are full-time day shift but will occasionally include nights and/or weekends; varies based on the needs of the consumers, the consumer’s family, and the Agency;

  2. Physical Requirements – May lift up to 15lb, occasionally; prolonged standing and/or sitting;

  3. Safety/Environmental – Exposure to multi-cultural consumers and/or family members with HIV/AIDS (or other STI’s) as well as impaired cognitive behaviors.

Overall Expectation:

Represent the agency in person, and through all other methods of communication, in a way that reflects the agency’s mission. Adhere to all AIDS Alabama, Inc. Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines (including, but not limited to, Human Resources/Personnel, Finance, Operational, and Housing) as presented and as adapted.  Must be willing and able to complete all required training in obligatory timeframes. All employees are expected to perform in a mature, professional, business-like manner. Establish strong and solid communication with the Executive Director, other employees, and external business partners. Be aware that breach of confidentiality is grounds for dismissal. This job description can be modified to reflect additional tasks.

 

 

AIDS Alabama South is an equal opportunity employer.

Social Worker

 

Reports to: Social Work Supervisor and Executive Director

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited college/university

  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance 

  • Strong computer, organizational, and case management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must pass a background check and drug screen

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work from an accredited college or university

  • Current social work licensure

  • Prior nonprofit and management experience

  • Two or more years working with persons experiencing homelessness

  • Working knowledge of CareWare and Ryan White Part B funding

  • Bilingual

  • Proven application of Trauma-Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, and/or Harm Reduction

Overall Mission: 

  • Responsible for providing client-centered case management to all eligible consumers, linking them to community resources, and providing consumers with decent and affordable housing resources

Areas of Responsibility:

  1. AIDS Alabama expects staff to create a safe space in which all people are valued, respected, and treated with dignity; sexuality is accepted as a healthy part of being human. In such a space, all people would be celebrated for who they are and provided with the economic, educational, and social opportunities to reach their full potential.

  2. Ensure consumer eligibility prior to the provision of any services.

  3. Provide Case Management Services to clients with HIV/AIDS who seek services through AIDS Alabama South.

  4. Provide services including housing assessment and referral, ancillary service referral, intake assessment and case planning, linkage, service arrangement, monitoring, and support. Services to be provided in the office. Case Management can include home visits and inspections as needed.

  5. Complete six (6) month reassessment of consumers on time as required.

  6. Facilitate applications for Ryan White Emergency Financial Assistance, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) rental/mortgage assistance and on-going services and provide supportive case management services that are long-range in nature as well as focused on resolving immediate crisis needs.

  7. Treat staff and consumers with dignity and respect at all times.

  8. Be present at at-least one UWCA (Birmingham) Ryan White case staffing annually.

  9. Complete all certifications and training for Social Work Licensure, HOPWA, Post Test Education, HIV Testing, Drug Testing, Targeted Case Management, and Ryan White Case Management. Some of these training are in Birmingham; some travel required.

  10. Participate as part of the Program Treatment Team in staffing cases and solving program problems.

  11. Complete and submit weekly billings and/or other reports on time.

  12. Maintain excellent and consistent case management documentation.

  13. Adhere to good data quality practices and assist in the recording and reporting of any outcome measurements for related grant and agency reports.

  14. Coordinate and facilitate Positive Perspectives as scheduled.

  15. Conduct HIV post-test education as necessary.

  16. Be on-call at the main office for walk-in consumers as scheduled.

  17. Be present at all required agency functions.

  18. Adhere to all AIDS Alabama, Inc. and AIDS Alabama South’s Policies and Procedures.

  19. Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

  1. Schedule – Work hours are full-time day shift but will occasionally include nights and/or weekends; varies based on the needs of the consumers, the consumer’s family, and the Agency;

  2. Physical Requirements – May lift up to 15lb, occasionally; prolonged standing and/or sitting;

  3. Safety/Environmental – Exposure to multi-cultural consumers and/or family members with HIV/AIDS (or other STI’s) as well as impaired cognitive behaviors.

Overall Expectation:

Represent the agency on the phone, through the mail, and in-person in a professional way that reflects the agency’s mission. Abide by the Policies and Procedures Manuals (Personnel, Finance, Operational, Programs, and Housing) as presented and as adapted.  Perform all necessary tasks to assure quality services are provided to consumers. Be aware that breach of confidentiality is grounds for dismissal. Establish strong, solid communication with the AIDS Alabama South Executive Director and Social Work Supervisor. All personnel policies are expected to be adhered to and all employees are expected to perform in a mature, professional, businesslike manner. This job description can be modified to reflect additional tasks at any time.

 

AIDS Alabama South is an equal opportunity employer.

Enroll Alabama Field Navigator (Mobile, AL)

 

Reports to: Enroll Alabama Project Coordinator

Training & Requirements:

  • Strong organizational skills and self-motivation required. Must be comfortable working with all people, regardless of age, gender, race, religious background, sexual orientation, and health status. Candidate must exhibit the ability to multi-task and take initiative with projects. Must have a basic command of Microsoft Office, computers, e-mail, and the internet. Must be willing to travel throughout a multi-county area. Training will be provided.

  • Must have a valid driver license, personal automobile insurance, and good driving record. 

  • Candidates will be expected to start in September.

Overall Mission: 

  • AIDS Alabama and AIDS Alabama South are seeking a full-time employee to assist individuals throughout South Alabama as a Field Navigator of Enroll Alabama, a program to enroll individuals in the Health Insurance Marketplace hosted by the Federal government.

Areas of Responsibility:

  1. Educate the broader community about the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid, CHIP/ALL Kids, and other health insurance programs.

  2. In a culturally competent manner, assist individuals in enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace through one of the following ways: utilizing the online website (www.healthcare.gov), paper applications, and accessing the phone-based application system.

  3. Objectively help consumers choose between available health insurance plans.

  4. Plan and participate in community-wide events to educate on the Health Insurance Marketplaces.

  5. Partner with community-based organizations, businesses, and partners to reach out to potential enrollees.

  6. Stay informed on all policies and procedures that have to do with the implementation of the Health Insurance Marketplaces.

  7. Keep meticulous records including consent forms, applications, and statistics.

  8. Set up and deliver presentations on enrollment to individuals and community partners.

  9. Undergo all training as assigned by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, AIDS Alabama and AIDS Alabama South.

  10. Be willing to travel throughout South Alabama.

  11. All other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

  1. Schedule – Work hours are full-time and may occasionally include nights and/or weekends; varies based on the needs of the consumers, the consumer’s family, and the Agency.

  2. Physical Requirements – May lift up to 50lbs occasionally; long periods of standing, stooping, bending, and sitting.

  3. Safety/Environmental:  Exposure to various cultural, racial, and socio-economic populations.

Overall Expectation:

Represent the agency through all methods of communication in a way that reflects the agency’s mission.  Adhere to all AIDS Alabama/AIDS Alabama South, Inc. Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines (including, but not limited to, Human Resources/Personnel, Finance, Operational, and Housing) as presented and as adapted.  Establish a strong, solid line of communication with all levels of employees and external business partners.  All employees are expected to perform and communicate openly, effectively, and professionally with staff members, consumers, and external business partners.  Must be willing and able to complete all training in obligatory timeframes.  All employees are expected to perform in a mature, professional, business-like manner.  Participation in agency activities, testing events, and fundraisers are expected as necessary and requested. Be aware that breach of confidentiality is grounds for dismissal.  This job description can be modified to reflect additional tasks.

 

AIDS Alabama/AIDS Alabama South expects staff to create a safe space in which all people are valued, respected, and treated with dignity; sexuality is accepted as a healthy part of being human. In such a space, all people would be celebrated for who they are and provided with the economic, educational, and social opportunities to reach their full potential.

 

AIDS Alabama is an equal opportunity employer.

Volunteer Opportunities by Department

Case Management

Assist in organizing, filing, entering data, and other administrative functions. Skills needed include an eye for detail and availability to work during normal business hours.

Prevention and Outreach

Assist Risk Reduction Specialists and Outreach Workers with filing and data entry and with events during community health fairs and at testing sites. Skills needed include ability to follow directions, an eye for detail, and ability to volunteer during evenings and weekends.

Development & Special Events

Assist  Development Manager with administrative tasks including data entry, writing letters, research, and organization. Skills needed are an eye for detail, high proficiency with Microsoft Office software, ability to learn new software, communication skills, and availability to volunteer during business hours. Volunteers with Special Events will need communication skills, an eye for detail, and the ability to work during business hours and the occasional weekend.

Nutrition Center

Skills needed include the ability to lift 20 pounds, communication and listening skills, a pleasant attitude, and ability to volunteer on Wednesdays Noon to 6 pm.

For more information, you may send an email to kimberly.mckeand@aidsalabama.org and our Development Manager will respond as soon as possible. Thank you for your interest in AIDS Alabama South.

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