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Case Worker

CompanySalvation Army Hamilton Booth Ctr
Date PostedJun 21, 2019
Closing DateJul 2, 2019
Position isFull-Time Regular permanent
Wage$ 21.02 per hour
Wage CommentsUnion Increase July 21, 2019 to $21.77
Hours per Week27
 

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES

Working closely with the Program Manager and Case Work team, assess shelter clients’ individual needs
Meet with clients and assist them in setting realistic personal goals to enable them to move out of the shelter and along the housing continuum to more suitable accommodations
Maintain regular follow-up with each client to achieve their goals
Make appropriate referrals to other services, both in-house and to partner agencies in the community, as necessary
Assist in completing all necessary paperwork
Complete concise and accurate case notes and files on each client
Attend shift change meetings and case conferences as required 
Attend staff meetings, training workshops and conferences as required and authorized 
Demonstrate familiarity with The Salvation Army Booth Centre’s policies and procedures 
Record any appropriate information in Log Books and/or Incident Reports, if appropriate
Be available to offer support to enable the client to maintain his housing, if appropriate
Meet with Program Manager for regular supervision and engage in formal evaluation meetings  
Represent The Salvation Army Hamilton Booth Centre in a professional and effective manner 
Other duties as assigned by the Program Manager

Work Site Location

Hamilton Booth Centre, 94 York Blvd., Hamilton ON L8R 1R6
Work Site is Bus Accessible

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS Minimum of Social Service Worker (SSW) diploma or Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from a recognized college/university; post graduate studies in a related field would be a definite asset Minimum of two years of related experience in a social services setting, preferably in a shelter Excellent oral and written communication skills and effective interpersonal skills Must be computer literate and efficient in Windows and Microsoft Office Experience using HIFIS preferred Ability to assist clients to effectively establish, implem

Education Required

College

How to Apply

Email to: Carol_Montgomery@can.salvationarmy.org

Attention to: Carol Montgomery

Fax: 905 525-3555

Mailing Address: Hamilton Booth Centre, 94 York Blvd., Hamilton ON  L8R 1R6

Pleases NO PHONE CALLS

Job Reference Number 062119

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