CCSWW

Case Managers - Several Positions Available!!

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/17/2020 7:02 PM)
Job ID
2020-4787
# of Openings
20
Category
Social Services/Direct Client Services

Overview

We Are Growing!

 

Catholic Community Services-King County provides an array of services focused on addressing the crisis of homelessness in King County, including day centers, emergency shelters, transitional housing, permanent housing, rapid re-housing, and prevention. CCS builds on the strengths of each person and uses all the resources available in the community to nourish self-sufficiency. All services are provided with a welcoming respect for the diversity of the community in relation to race, color, national origin, religion, and sexual orientation.

Case Managers are responsible for all aspects of client services. This includes: client intakes, assessments, setting goals and developing action plans, referrals and coordination with needed services, ensuring client eligibility, data collection and entry, and maintaining client records.

 

We have generous PTO and benefits.

 

***It is important that you complete the on-line application include your resume and required questions must be answered***

Responsibilities

 

  • Work with clients to identify specific barriers that they may be facing,
  • Prepare both immediate and long term goals based on a progressive engagement model.
  • Conduct strengths-based assessments as needed to help in goal setting 
  • Build rapport, provide support, and advocate for a diverse range of clients, including individuals who may be actively using substances and/or living with significant mental/physical health challenges.
  • Participate in verbal de-escalation and crisis intervention in emergent situations and be willing to assist other staff as needed to maintain a safe and secure environment.
  • Observe/follow guidelines on confidentiality rights of clients and respect their privacy.
  • Act as a liaison for clients when dealing with other agencies, landlords, and/or medical and mental health professionals when needed.
  • Ensure client records are kept in accordance with agency standards.
  • Collect and input client data into HMIS as required by program.
  • Develop relationships with community partners and refer clients to other community services.
  • Provide outreach and education to community providers.
  • Attend trainings required of employees as scheduled.
  • Participate as a team member in staff and supervisory meetings as required.
  • Participate in advocacy on behalf of the program and other programs assisting disabled and low income community members.
  • Maintain accurate record of hours worked and turn in timesheets on schedule.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.



Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in social services or a related field, or commensurate experience in social services.
At least one year of experience in direct provision of social services, preferably with homeless people.
Understanding of problems homeless people often face, including alcohol and drug abuse, mental illness, domestic violence, and long-term homelessness.
Excellent written and oral communication.
Good office computer skills, with ability to maintain complex client records.
Commitment to working within the mission, goals and objective of Catholic Community Services.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree or higher in Social Work or a related field.
Fluency in second language that is spoken by a substantial number client

 

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