• Directly supervises Advocates, volunteers and interns, providing them with adequate support and feed back to carry out the program directives, and maintain supporting documentation.
• Provide direct services to clients in both individual and group setting.
• Make referrals to identified clients as required or needed.
• Maintain relationships with external partner agencies.
• Assist in scheduling of staffing patterns to meet client and program needs.
• Carry out the program directives, and maintain supporting documentation.
• Participates in the orientation of interns and volunteers.
• Will conduct performance evaluations of advocates, interns and or volunteers.
• Will ensure that intakes and orientations are completed, and carry out the completion of these activities as necessary.
• May develop Service Plans jointly with each client.
• Will continuously monitor progress of the client(s), and adjust service plans as necessary. Goals and objectives as well as time frames must be clearly specified.
• On behalf of the client and/or Family Rescue, will coordinate and advocate with outside entities which may include; social service organizations, mental health organizations, substance abuse organizations, housing organizations and/or legal/law enforcements agencies, etc.
Provide effective case management/documentation which includes completing all required documentation in a timely manner and maintaining records, files, reports etc. as directed.
• Conduct quarterly reviews of case files in coordination with the Program Director and or Program Assistant.
• Monitor and review client files.
• Provide follow-up service to clients once they have left Family Rescue services.
• Attend staff meetings, trainings etc. as required and/or scheduled.
• Other Duties as assigned.
• Prefer a B.A. degree in social service or related field with one (1) year of applicable experience.
• Will consider candidate that has 4 years related work experience.
• Must have one (1) year supervisory experience.
• Must have 40-hour domestic violence training (within 3 months of hire date).
• Must be Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional (within 1 year of hire date).
• May assist in picking up and distribution of donations.
• May do research and/or gather resources to directly assist clients and/or to perform job.
• May assist in the up-keep (cleaning) of office/building space(s).
• May provide assistance with transportation to scheduled appointments.
• May assist in other programs both inter-agency as well as inter-program.
• Responsible for new staff orientation.
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