Case Worker - Fort Myers, FL
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Case Worker for the Fort Myers Area Command, located in Fort Myers, Florida.
Monitors assigned caseload of clients participating in a short-term life management 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 the principles and practices of social service case management.
Knowledge of social service resources and agencies in the community.
Knowledge of effective communication and motivation practices.
Ability to develop program plans and goals based on client's needs.
Ability to evaluate the client's progress toward program goals.
Ability to work with the public encompassing all types of behaviors.
Ability to interview clients and to obtain pertinent information.
Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and complete case notes and client records.
Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work in order to accomplish work in compliance with quality standards and deadlines.
Ability to build and maintain effective and professional working relationships with clients and community agencies.
Education and Experience
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 experience assisting the public or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications
Valid State Driver’s License
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to think clearly and quickly in order to maintain control of client caseload.
Ability to effectively and efficiently work on multiple cases at the same time without becoming frustrated or disorganized.
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.
Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.
Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.
Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay Available
All employees recognize that 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.
To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.
Application Submittal Period: 04/12/2021 – 04/26/2021
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
- Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Case Management
- Pay Type Hourly
- Required Education Associate Degree
- 2400 Edison Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901, USA