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Permanent Housing Case Manager

Caracole Inc

This is a Full-time position in Cincinnati, OH posted March 16, 2023.

POSITION TITLE: Permanent Housing Case Manager

REPORTS TO: Caracole House Manager


POSITION SUMMARY: This position provides intervention and case management for HIV+ individuals residing at Caracole’s site-based supportive housing program (Caracole House). Caracole House serves previously homeless individuals; target populations include African American men who have sex with men, people who are returning from incarceration, transgender people, and people who use drugs.

This position fosters independent living through income/employment, life skills and community engagement. This person works in a team to actively pursue change behavior in clients who have experienced trauma and face multiple barriers to health and housing success. This will be done via individual services and group supports to the residents.

Motivational Interviewing is the key intervention model. This Case Manager supports clients in increasing independent living skills and healthy living with HIV/AIDS and co-existing medical conditions, especially addiction and mental health issues. They must engage residents with a range of barriers through both individual and group services.


  • Work closely cooperatively with a team consisting of case management, housing, housing quality, residential assistants, program manager, director of housing, and Caracole administrators to continue to build a sustainable community.
  • Provide holistic intervention services including active engagement, assessment, service planning, referrals, follow-up, and evaluation.

o Provide education and assessment of resident access to information on harm reduction, safer sex practices, medication adherence and the importance of linkage to medical care.

o Develop a service plan to address related employment, income, strengths for independent living, and community engagement utilizing motivational interviewing.

o Directly connect and engage HIV+ individuals in care and related activities supporting housing stability.

o Refer and facilitate engagement in needed services: life skills, employment, budgeting, goal setting, payee services.

  • Plan and coordinate with internal and external resources and/volunteers to offer services for residents which center on mental health support, addiction, life skills, employment, budgeting, goal setting, health living with HIV, and social opportunities with other residents.
  • Facilitate graduation to other housing opportunities as the client demonstrates readiness for more independence or a need for increased support.
  • Provide aftercare: stabilization, support, and engagement to recent graduates of Caracole House to assist client with managing needs in the community.
  • Participate in quality management activities. Maintain annual paperwork, eligibility records, and daily interaction notes as required by social work practice, regulatory or funding agencies, and Caracole.
  • Provide client transportation to medical and other appointments as needed.
  • Participate in individual/group supervision meetings.
  • Represent Caracole in the community.


High school diploma or equivalent with at least 3 years’ experience working or volunteering in a social service setting. Demonstrate cultural competency and sensitivity to individuals experiencing homelessness, with mental health or substance use issues, living with chronic disease, and/or experiencing incarceration. Personal experience with these life issues is valued. Proven ability to work successfully with staff, clients, their families and support systems, interdisciplinary teams, and community agencies. Must have personal transportation.


  • Meet all required deadlines for documentation.
  • Maintain a collaborative working relationship with Caracole team members.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in verbal, print, and electronic communications.
  • Must possess excellent skills in interviewing and engaging clients; experience with Motivational Interviewing desirable but not required.
  • Must be able to speak, read and understand spoken English with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office.


This full-time hourly job requires working fully in office and moving between and within two three-story buildings that are next door to each other. The regular schedule will be Monday through Friday from 10am-6pm. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear; use hands and fingers, handle or operate objects, operate a telephone, fax machine and computer. Must have driver’s license and insurance and vehicle in order to transport clients and travel to other sites in the community. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. COVID 19 vaccination (or waiver) required upon hire.


This position is full time, hourly: $21.63/hr. (Approx. $45,000 annually) . Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance, EAP, and 401K. We are a progressive, dynamic human services organization and a great place to work!

Reflective of our strategic and client needs, we are proactively seeking a diverse applicant pool including applicants who are African American, English as a Second language, immigrants, veterans, LGBTQ+, individuals with disabilities and/or people with lived experience of HIV or homelessness.