Case Manager/Client Advocate

Client Advocate/Case Manager

Full time: benefits include vacation, health and retirement

Serves as an active participant in a work team to ensure Residential Clients develop sustainable community based support systems promoting individual recovery both during their stay in Residential re-entry program and on-going transition/return to the community of their choice. Individual shows leadership in making community integration process more efficient and effective for residents and implement improvements with other Client Advocates/Case Managers, other staff and volunteers

  • Two team advocates/case managers cover Mon-Fri primarily during business hours/early evenings, with one weekend day per week required as necessary to meet client needs
  • Evaluates applicant, interviews and selects resident candidates
  • Together with Aftercare Specialist conducts intake meeting and develops isp etc.
  • Provide 1:1 case management services to resident including advocacy, information, and referral services etc.
  • Regularly identify new employment, housing, medical resources etc.
  • Provide residents with access to services and community resources for maintaining self-sufficiency (mh, employment, medical)
  • Assists with weekly budgeting, monthly savings, and ongoing financial literacy skills
  • Maintain client clinical file including isp's and ongoing case documentation
  • Holds exit meeting with resident and after care specialist during last week of residency
  • Inform staff and volunteers when residents enter and leave program in advance of dates
  • Provide ongoing communications with outside agencies (DOC, probation officers etc) regarding potential applicants and gh residents
  • Attends community meetings/staffing pertaining to client's needs as required

BA required - MSW preferred

How to apply

Please email a cover letter, resume and salary requirement with Case Manager in the subject line to GuestHouseResumes@gmail.com. WE WILL BE REVIEWING ONLY THOSE RESUMES WITH SALARY REQUIREMENT INCLUDED. No phone calls please!

Alexandria, Virginia
2014-03-17
Friends of Guest House
na
GuestHouseResumes@gmail.com



1 East Lurary Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 22301, US


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