•Conduct intake and needs assessment.
•Conduct workshop and support groups.
•Conduct orientation with clients on facility rules, clients' rights and responsibilities, grievance/complaint process.
• Conduct apartment inspections and provide clients with home management training.
•Assist clients with transition to assigned residential unit and housekeeping items.
•Provide comprehensive case management, including counseling services and other appropriate supportive services.
•Develop an Independent Living Plan (ILP) for each client, which will define the client's goals (in conjunction with the residence's housing specialists, child care staff and recreational staff), and track progress against goals, make modifications, as appropriate, and ensure compliance with the ILP.
•Provide hands-on training, coaching and support to clients, and opportunities for practicing skills that will enable clients to achieve their ILP goals.
•Maintain data on clients in confidential Case records
•Work with clients to obtain public assistance entitlements and liaise with agencies.
• Provide crisis intervention.
•Collaborate with Housing Specialist to ensure clients meet established housing goals.
•Conduct workshops on job readiness skills.
•Assess job readiness of clients, utilizing Standardized Assessment.
•Provide clients with information and referral, as needed, to public and private agencies for entitlements; medical and mental health services, education, etc.
•Monitor referrals and liaise with agencies.
Qualifications: BA in Human Services or related field. One (1) year social service experience or approved equivalent. Experience with substance abuse and child abuse and standardized assessment tools. Familiarity with social service settings, working with clients on vocational issues and entitlement systems and procedures. Bilingual – English/Spanish required. Work schedule consists of some evening and weekend hours.
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