Case Manager - Permanent Housing
SafeHaven - Fort Worth, TX

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SUMMARY

Provides comprehensive case management, needs assessment, legal advocacy, and victim assistance to individuals and families with disabilities and/or disabling conditions in the permanent housing program.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Assists clients with the application and process for securing housing units
  • Establishes and maintains communication with property managers and landlords
  • Obtains relevant social history, performs needs and safety assessment for clients as they enter the housing program. Prepares service plan, assists in completion of personalized safety plan
  • Provides ongoing case management and budgeting assistance to clients during home and office visits, providing referrals and advocacy as needed
  • Collaborates with social service programs for the purpose of providing services to clients based on specific needs
  • Networks with other service providers and justice officials to facilitate client services and community response
  • Accompanies clients to meetings with law enforcement agencies, lawyers' offices, medical providers or other social service programs as needed. Accompanies clients or arranges for accompaniment to court hearings
  • Provides current information on community resources to other staff
  • Assists supervisor in training staff and volunteers as needed
  • Documents case management activity and other client contacts in client files and client database in a timely manner
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of working clients
  • Conducts client support and education groups as needed

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Social Work or related field required. Knowledge of crisis intervention, case management, social work theory and ethics. Experience in and knowledge of family violence theory preferred.

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