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Outreach Worker SUMMARY: This position is responsible for assisting with services to individuals experiencing homelessness and/or living with mental illness. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. *Engage individuals experiencing homelessness and assist them in accessing health, housing, and social services. *Make one-on-one contact with individuals in their physical location – street, hospital, emergency shelter, etc. *Advocate on behalf of clients and/or support them to advocate for themselves. *Collaborate and coordinate services with appropriate community agencies. *Act as a liaison between hospitals and other community agencies. *Consult with mental health professionals – nurses, social workers, family physicians, psychiatrists. *Develop and maintain positive working relationships with community partners to work together to identify and improve processes that enhance services to clients. *Represents the Agency in the community and workplace in a professional and ethical manner. *Demonstrates sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics. *Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral, and written skills. *Utilizes a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Social Work Jul 10, 2020
Developmental Disability Waiver Specialist SUMMARY: This position provides support coordination to individuals approved under the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver program by working closely with the consumer, family, and community supports to ensure that assigned consumers are served in the least restrictive level of care. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. *Provides case management services for individuals approved under the Developmental Disabilities Waiver, including assessments, home visits, case documentation, referrals and services. *Provides information and referral to interested families or other parties about Agency’s Developmental *Disabilities Waiver Service Coordination and other related community and private services in order to help facilitate appropriate level of care designated and provide for service integration on behalf of the client. *Facilitates and documents the development of client service care plans across a range of disciplines, providers and community resources and continue to monitor plans after development. Documents client progress. *Respects client confidentiality. *Prepares appropriate documentation for case files, billings, logs, and personal records, complying with regulations as they apply to the Developmental Disabilities Waiver. This includes forms and documentation required to engage and maintain approved services for outside agencies. *Serve as point of contact for external agencies, providers and others on behalf of assigned clients. *Participate in program development to include preparation of grants and implementation of program procedures. *Represents the Agency in the community and workplace in a professional and ethical manner. *Demonstrates sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics. *Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral, and written skills. *Utilizes a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Social Work Jul 7, 2020
Social/Case Worker SUMMARY: This position arranges for placement of minors in foster care. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. *Provide case management to minors in the foster care program. *Prepares and maintains complete and accurate case files, records, and reports to the court, Department of Social *Services, Department of Health and Human Services and other appropriate agencies as specified. *Coordinates with school personnel to provide individualized services to minors. *Supervises placement by visiting with minor and foster care families to monitor placement progress and provide appropriate intervention when indicated. *Develop, implement, and evaluate individualized service plans for each minor. *Assists in the orientation, training, certification, and supervision of foster families and minors. *Provides crisis intervention services and on-call emergency beeper coverage. *Participates in staff trainings. May facilitate training to staff and foster parents, as assigned. *Participate in development of permanency planning including aftercare as appropriate. *Provide on-going training, guidance and assessment of foster families. *Conduct Independent Living skills training and Independent Living assessment. *May be assigned cases specific to family reunification cases for the Safe Passages Grant Program. *Assists in developing community partnerships and resources. *Represents the Agency in the community and workplace in a professional and ethical manner. *Demonstrates sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics. *Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral, and written skills. *Utilizes a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Staff member may be assigned cases and specific tasks if service location provides services to UAC and URM children. Tasks include but are not limited to: Completes reports and updates to stakeholders/referral agencies and serving as liaison for community partner agencies. Participates in the development and update of procedures and forms. Provides crisis on-call support and coverage. Tracks policy and procedural changes from agency partners and educates staff. Maintains a working knowledge of all foster families in the program to assist in child placement. Social Work Jul 1, 2020
Program Coordinator SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the general day-to-day oversight of the Youth Housing Stability Hub operations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In partnership with collaborators, design a system for working with clients experiencing housing instability and seeking assistance at the Youth Housing Stability Hub. Conduct intake assessments with clients and refer them to appropriate resources. Partner with other programs and providers in the community to build and develop client resources. Work collaboratively with coworkers to support clients as they connect with community resources. Provide support to staff as needed and/or requested Develop appropriate curriculum of trainings or classes for clients in collaboration with appropriate staff and/or community partners. Coordinate and maintain class/resource schedule with appropriate staff Serve as first point-of-contact for outside entities interested in utilizing Hub space. Build and maintain relationships with outside agencies, stakeholders, and community partners as appropriate. Participate in all meetings as assigned. Identify needs and coordinate donations for drop-in center. Engage in outreach via social media. Maintain and clean, organized, and orderly workspace. Conduct inventory of supplies, replenish items as necessary, and keep organized. Participate in training activities and ongoing professional development as assigned by supervisor. Represents the Agency in the community and workplace in a professional and ethical manner. Demonstrates sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics. Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral, and written skills. Utilizes a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Social Work Jun 17, 2020