Conducts initial intake interviews and schedules appointments for official screening in order to determine applicants’ eligibility to enter the Corps Salvage Rehabilitation Center (CSRC) and Dauphin Way Lodge Programs; completes intake paperwork and prepares client records for file; ensures that client selection and admittance is in compliance with established program policies and procedures; orients new clients and their families to the program by explaining requirements, rules, and regulations, as well as by providing clothing and hair-cut slips, bed assignments, etc.; serves as a liaison to outside agencies as well as Probation Officers and the courts; assists clients in applying for social security, food stamps, identification cards, etc.; administers the food stamp program.
Two years progressively responsible experience performing clerical work as well as experience performing social services or public assistance work, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Knowledge of the general principles and practices of providing social service assistance to the public; and effective recordkeeping. Ability to maintain professional image when working with perspective/current residents and consumers, referral sources, office personnel and the public; interview clients and to determine compliance with established guidelines required for admission into the rehabilitation program; orient clients to the program by explaining requirements, rules, and regulations of the policy; prepare and maintain confidential client records in an accurate and complete manner.
Two year college or technical school degree in social work OR a related field.
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