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Case Worker

Organization

The Salvation Army

Description

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Case Worker for the Louisville Area Command, located in Louisville, Kentucky.

Job Summary:
Monitors assigned caseload of clients participating in an emergency day shelter program; establishes program plan/goals and evaluates client's progress by conducting routine meetings with client and/or staff; serves as advocate for client in order to acquire services that will enable them to functionally cope with their environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of effective and efficient methods for organizing and maintaining records and ability to perform the same. Knowledge of the principles and practices of social service case management. Skill in Microsoft Word and Excel applications with the ability to effectively create and maintain Spreadsheets. Ability to interview clients in order to evaluate and serve their needs. Ability to determine client eligibility for program assistance based on specific program guidelines and restrictions. Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with the public and community agencies. Ability to cultivate and maintain effective relationships with a diverse group of people and remain sensitive to their concerns. Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army. All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.


Requirements

Associate's degree or two years of college coursework from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Behavioral Science, or a related field, AND two years experience working in a social or public service environment with case management experience, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively. Ability to perform mathematical calculations. Ability to type and keypunch information into a computer. Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically. Ability to effectively and efficiently work on multiple cases at the same time without becoming frustrated or disorganized. Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone, computer and adding machine. Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.).


Type

Full-time

Work Schedule

Set Hours — Friday - Tuesday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Salary

$13.00 per hour

Benefits

Medical, Dental Vision, Vacation, Pension, 403B, PTO, Voluntary Insurance, Holiday Pay, Floating Holiday

Required Education

Associate Degree — Associate's degree or two years of college coursework from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Behavioral Science, or a related field, AND two years experience working in a social or public service environment with case management experience, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Work Location

Louisville

Application Process

To apply, please complete our on-line application at WWW.SalvationArmycareers.org and send resume to William.Walters@uss. salvationarmy.org. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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