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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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Prevention Case Manager

Job Type: Counseling/Social Work

Organization: San Antonio Metropolitan Ministry

Application Closing Date: 11/22/2017

Job Description:

SUMMARY 

The case manager is an experienced social service worker providing comprehensive case management services.  Aids families in the community who are at risk of becoming homeless by providing assessment, financial assistance and case management services. Facilitates access to community services to help the family increase self-sufficiency.   

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Identifies individuals and families in Coordinated Entry who meet specific program criteria

Completes assessments for individuals and families applying to the program.

Assists families in developing a Housing Stability Plan.

Provides case management services, and conduct monthly follow-up with individuals and families who have received financial assistance. 

Refers families for necessary services and coordinates with other providers to help families achieve goals set in their case plans.

Work in collaboration with property management to help resolve any concerns or issues that may arise with client to help client remain stably housed.

Conducts housing inspection’s utilizing the Housing Habitability Standards Inspection form.

Maintains necessary documentation, reports and data in HMIS.

Attends all mandatory departmental meetings and/or trainings.

Attends staffings to review client progress and plan services. 

Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Knowledge of local housing continuum and program requirements preferred. Some knowledge of fair housing and tenant rights preferred. Extensive previous case management experience is required.  Excellent time management skills and the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing are essential. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.  A valid Texas Driver’s License, a reliable motor vehicle and liability insurance are also required.  The individual must have a high level of energy, creativity and flexibility. Experience and knowledge in providing services to disadvantaged populations and effectively collaborating with multiple human service providers are essential. 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 

None

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

Bachelor's degree in social work or related field. Extensive work history with families in crisis.  Experience working with at-risk populations a must.

LANGUAGE SKILLS 

Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS 

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as addition, subtraction, division and percentages.

REASONING ABILITY 

Must be sensitive to the dynamics associated with homeless families and individuals.  Must be able to react swiftly and effectively to crisis situations. Must possess good conflict resolution skills. Logic and ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 

Class C driver's license.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Physical demands inherent in this position include but are not limited to sitting for long periods of time, use of computer equipment, operation of a motor vehicle, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stretching and lifting up to 20 lbs.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment for this position is primarily indoors, with occasional outdoor activity required for supervision/participation in community events.  Operating a motor vehicle may also be required on occasion.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Required to work flexible hours to include evenings and weekends.  This position requires on-site face-to-face contact with clients and program staff.

 

 

 

 

Location: 5254 Blanco Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254

 

Contact Information

Name:Tomas Torres

Phone Number:210-321-5629

Fax Number:

Email Address:casemanagerps@samm.org

Web Site URL:

 

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