Social Worker, LMSW (Team Leader Ana's Place)

Program Description:

Ana’s Place is a 108 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless men diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance abuse.  Our comprehensive services include case management, individual and group counseling, recreational activities and housing placement assistance.  Additionally, psychiatric services are provided Monday through Friday, staffed by a psychiatrist, nurse practitioner, registered nurse, and a licensed practical nurse.

Overall Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Clinical Director, with some latitude for independent action and decision making, the Team Leader will provide direct supervision to the Case Managers as well as managing a small caseload to provide assessment, counseling and referral services to the clients at the shelter; ensures that proper protocols are being followed and performs quality assurance activities regarding the delivery of services; performs related work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Team Leader include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Performs a thorough assessment of clients being referred to the shelter to determine their appropriateness for our setting, identify the full range of service needs, and make the assignment to a case manager.

·         Provide guidance and direction to Housing Specialist to ensure that HRA2010E packages are being generated and being given to DHS as well as other housing providers.

·          Assists in quality assurance activities to ensure service milestones/program performance goals are met.

·          As part of the 6 month after care services, monitors status of clients placed in the community to ensure successful community integration. Facilitates the provision of any assistance needed to ensure that clients remain housed.

·         Ensures that accurate and up to date clinical documents are being maintained and that required data is being inputted in a timely fashion into the CARES system by the Case Managers.

·         Attends and participates in the weekly P4P Case Conference meetings on the status of each client

·    Performs other duties as assigned by the Shelter Director and Clinical Director.

 

Education Requirements:

Master’s Degree in Social Work (LMSW)

Experience and Skills:

·         A minimum of four years of experience working with homeless mentally ill adults or other special needs population

·         Minimum of two years supervisory experience

·         Excellent oral, writing and listening skills.

·         Knowledge of case management software’s as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

 

To apply: e-mail resume with cover letter indicating position and salary requirements: careers@projectrenewal.org    EOE.

 

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws.