Catholic Charities is seeking candidates for the position of Case Manager in Social Services. This is a full-time position, based in Davidson County. Hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 to 4:30pm with some occasional evenings, depending on the needs of client families.
Primary responsibilities are to: provide case-management services for families that are experiencing homelessness and those that are at risk of being homeless; coordinate resources; assess financial needs of clients, identifying the need and amount of monetary assistance; identify, assess, and connect families with resources for basic needs such as food, clothing, housing, and medical/mental health services; assist families in obtaining financial stability, stable housing, and making healthy choices; and maintain data of families for agency records.
· Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or a related field.
· At least one year of experience working with individuals/families experiencing poverty.
· Prefer candidate with experience working in child welfare, homelessness, and/or counseling.
Other Skills or Requirements:
· Must have knowledge of human behavior and the ability to use various methods and techniques of crisis counseling and developing action plans with families.
· Knowledge of available resources for clients with ability to coordinate.
· Must have the ability to relate to and work with individuals/families with multiple barriers.
· Effective interpersonal skills.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Good judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the public and staff.
· Ability to plan and organize work.
· Cordiality in working under pressure and/or meeting deadlines.
· Ability to manage confidential information with extreme professionalism.
· Ability to follow tasks through to completion.
· Ability to work well as a team and independently with minimal direction.
Competitive salary and great benefits!
POSTING DATE: January 9, 2018
DATE AVAILABLE: ASAP
Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants with disabilities will not be discriminated against because of their disability. EEO/VEVRAA prohibits discrimination of protected veterans under Section 503.