Case Manager, Transitional Living Program

SafeHaven of Tarrant County’s mission is to end domestic violence through safety, support, prevention and social change. SafeHaven formed in 2006 through a merger of Women’s Haven and The Women’s Shelter. SafeHaven’s two emergency shelters, one in Arlington and one in Fort Worth, accommodate a combined 174 women and children, making SHTC one of the largest shelters in Texas.

Case Manager, Transitional Living Program
To Apply: www.safehaventc.org

SUMMARY
Provides case management, needs assessment, legal advocacy, and victim assistance to individuals and families of the Transitional Living program, who make up the client base.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Obtains relevant social history, performs needs and safety assessment for shelter clients as they enter the housing program. Prepares service plan, assists in completion of personalized safety plan.
• Provides case management and budgeting assistance to clients during home and office visits, offering referral and advocacy as needed
• Networks with other service providers and justice officials to facilitate client services and community response.
• Accompanies clients to meetings with law enforcement agencies, lawyers’ offices, medical providers or other social service programs as needed. Accompanies clients or arranges for accompaniment to court hearings.
• Provides current information on community resources to other staff.
• Assists supervisor in training staff and volunteer as needed.
• Documents case management activity and other client contacts in client files in a timely manner.
• Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of working clients.
• May conduct client groups as needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Social Work or related field required. Knowledge of crisis intervention, case management, social work theory and ethics. Experience in and knowledge of family violence theory preferred.

To Apply: www.safehaventc.org