Case Manager Lead - CDBG DR
Do you have experience leading a Case Management team? Our Disaster Management team in North Carolina is growing and we are looking for a passionate new team member to join us immediately!
As a Case Management Lead you will oversee and manage operations of Housing Assistance Centers, outreach and intake services, eligibility determinations, award coordination and closings for a Voluntary Buyout Program administered by the North Carolina Office of Recovery & Resiliency (NCORR). In addition, you will work closely with the Program Manager and senior ICF staff, subject matter experts; train and manage a team of case managers, and - as a point of escalation for case managers - clearly communicate information to impacted residents regarding their options to help them make informed decisions. The position requires, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
- Supervise and manage Case Managers and other staff (eligibility specialists, intake specialists, etc.)
- Maintain a complete understanding of all applicable Program policies, requirements, and procedures and review all cases within established program guidelines
- Assist with drafting and issuing updated policies and procedures, job aides, and/or operations management manuals to aid in implementing the program(s)
- Train, supervise, and evaluate the operations of case managers in the Housing Assistance Centers
- Help refine program procedures and processes for implementation.
- Provide guidance and assessment of case management staff, as needed.
- Present technical information in key meetings
- Interact with senior staff from local, state and federal government agencies, as needed
- Coordinate with Program Management public outreach events and with case managers for off-site applicant meetings, as needed
- Advise senior leadership and management, as needed
- Approve and confirm duplicative benefits (e.g., insurance, SBA Loans) and outgoing letters and notifications to applicants, as needed
- Performs other duties as required.
- College degree, or 4+ years of relevant experience working on projects involving the following funding sources: Social Services Block Grant (SSBG), HUD CDBG, CDBG-DR, and/or FEMA Programs
- 5+ years of experience in case management, program management, disaster recovery/emergency management, implementing complex housing programs, social work, and/or technical writing
- 3+ years in a supervisory or management role
- Knowledge of housing, intake and case management services and best practices
- Strong proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) and experience working in cloud-based collaboration tools (e.g., Smartsheet, Sharepoint, etc.)
- Excellent and professional verbal and written communication skills
- Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be flexible to handle multiple, changing priorities
This job is a Section 3 eligible job opportunity. We encourage applications from individuals that are low income and/or living in Public Housing.
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