Case Worker

New Reach New Haven , CT 06501

Posted 2 months ago

Do you want to make a positive difference in the lives of people that are challenged with poverty and homelessness? Do you want to join a high-performing team of dedicated professionals who work effectively together, have fun, and share the joy of truly making the word a better place? Then keep reading.

New Reach, Inc. is a powerful nonprofit that provides shelter, housing, stabilization, support and community connections for children, families and individuals experiencing homelessness across CT. Since 1990, we have inspired independence via continuum of innovative housing and progressive supports. Our program results prove that we are one of the most effective nonprofits of our kind in the United States. A big reason why is because our staff support each other in a culture of teamwork, mutual caring and support, and dedication to our mission.

Responsibilities

  • On-going support, counseling and advocacy for the needs of clients and their families.

  • Provide the majority of services in the client's home or a location of the client's choosing.

  • Acts as primary contact person for not less than eight and no more than 20 clients/families.

  • Development and implementation of action plans for clients per program guidelines.

  • Maintains timely and accurate client files, including care plans, correspondence and case notes.

  • Locate and help secure appropriate housing arrangements for families.

  • Assist clients in identifying un-addressed needs related to benefits, education, housing, medical and other needs.

  • Maintain records and statistics on clients as directed by Program Manager.

  • Assist in program development and quality assurance activities as directed by Program Manager.

  • Create awareness; educate policy makers on issues relevant to the needs of clients.

  • Develop a strong community profile within the homeless services and/or HIV/AIDS community as an advocate for clients.

  • Mandated to report any witnessed or suspected child abuse to the Department of Children and Families.

  • Occasional 24 hour on-call coverage

Qualifications

  • Minimum BA/BS with two years related experience, or master's degree in related field.

  • Bilingual/Bicultural preferred.

  • Ability to provide comprehensive, intensive services to the families with disabilities in a community setting.

  • Valid CT Driver's License, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation.

New Reach provides a friendly/family working environment, whose core values include: Integrity, Compassion, Initiative, and Professionalism. New Reach offers generous benefits after 60 days, Medical/dental/vision, PTO, 12 paid holidays and a 401k plan.

If you seek an agency filled with passion, teamwork, collaboration and proven results then we encourage you to apply to: http://newreach.org/content/careers/

www.newreach.org

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