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Job Title:

Case Worker-Transitional Housing

Job Post ID:

21208

Posted Until:

05/31/2021

Salary:

$32,000-$35,000/yr.

Location:

Joliet

Hours:

Other Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Other

Job Description:

Provide case management services which support a path to permanent housing stability for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault and their children.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Facilitate the joint development of goals and objectives with clients, along with designing an individualized action plan.
2. Conduct regular and follow-up home visits to ensure adequate support for clients to achieve their goals.
3. Monitor and evaluate client progress and recommend corrective action when appropriate.
4. Provide life skills training and education to assist clients with basic skills such as balancing a checkbook, rebuilding credit, home searching, reading and understanding contracts, setting personal boundaries, conflict resolution, effective communication, etc.
5. In collaboration with the Employment and Education case worker, link clients with other community resources to help facilitate implementation into the workforce.
6. Participate in the development of services for Suzy’s clients which conform to program design and meet contractual standards.
7. Perform ongoing assessment of clients’ needs and continued appropriateness for service needs.
8. Assist in helping clients identify and secure appropriate transportation assistance for educational or employment services, accessing support from other agencies, and attending medical appointments, including service needs for dependents.
9. Maintain confidentiality of clients and agency information.
10. Complete documentation and maintain files on all client interactions and services provided.
11. Work collaboratively with other agency staff and community agencies and participate in community networking groups, as appropriate and assigned by Program Manager.
12. Participate in the performance and quality improvement process by collecting data as it relates to services provided and outcome measures within the program.
13. Make recommendations to enhance operations and client satisfaction.
14. Adopt GACS’ client-centered philosophy of care and best practice expectations by adhering to COA practices and standards.
15. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work or related field.
2. Interest in women's issues, family dynamics and the legal and social service delivery system.
3. Forty (40) hours of Domestic Violence Training completed within the first year.
4. Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
5. Demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of persons served.
6. Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment.
7. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential materials.
8. Ability to work flexible hours.
9. Bi-lingual Spanish speaking preferred.

Benefits:

12 paid Holidays/ year
Vacation
Sick/Personal
403b employer contributions after 1 year/1000 hours met
Employer paid Life insurance
Medical, Dental, Vision offered
Voluntary benefits available

Application Instructions:

Email resume to Rukiya Johnson @ rjohnson@gacsprograms.org
Fax resume to 815-729-0930 Attn: HR/Suzy's


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