Provides case management and supportive services to clients and/or their families in order to promote self-sufficiency
Responsible for developing, monitoring and evaluating client progress
Advocates for clients with regard to financial, state/federal benefits, housing education, child care, skill testing and development programs, job training, job referral and/or treatment programs
Completes psycho-social and other assessments in client homes, Agency properties, or other location accessible to the client, including but not limited to; individual interviews, collateral conferences, evaluation of clients’ needs and abilities and following-up, when necessary
Maintains up-to-date and accurate client files and databases, as required by agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies in the course of performing job expectations
Develops and facilitates scheduled monthly support group meetings, establishes services plans and intervenes, when necessary using a variety of professional approaches
Responsible for maintaining routine and ad-hoc reports
Knows and complies with the laws and regulations relevant to the position and services
Participates in community outreach efforts
Meets with each client as required by the program or based on client needs.
Preferred Requirements: MSW. Three plus years of related experience.
Minimum Requirements: Master degree in social services. One to two years or related experience.
Other Requirements: Driver’s license and reliable transportation. May be required to occasionally work evenings, weekends or special events, as needed
The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is an equal opportunity employer and consideration for employment is made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.