Social Services Technician/Case ManagementJob Title: SST 2/3 Demorest
Department: Demorest Center
Position is located in the beautiful Demorest, GA
*Provides a broad range of paraprofessional behavioral health and social services to clients and their families
*Under supervision, will organize and facilitate group counseling.
*Participates in treatment team planning, and performs crisis intervention
*Will teach daily living skills to clients and will monitor/document progress toward treatment goals.
*Assists in dealing with personal and social problems
*May provide supportive counseling to clients and families and/or serve as a liaison for social services
*Will focus on skill development and assist with linkage to resources.
*Will transport clients as needed. Must be willing to use personal vehicle when necessary.
*Flexible hours, however, must be available late evenings as some clients require transportation until 7:00 pm (occasionally later)
*Assists clients in locating and utilizing community resources including legal, medical, financial assistance, and other referral services.
*Counsels clients living in group homes and halfway houses; assists in pre-release and release planning.
*Implements and organizes the delivery of specific social services within the community.
*Implements life skills workshops and programs in behavior management, youth services, community and social services.
*Maintains contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients overall progress.
*Monitors client's progress towards treatment goals.
*Provides short-term case management and referral services to clients with emergency situations
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Human Services or closely related field. - 23,695.15
OR Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Human Services or closely related field and one year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) experience in social services delivery. - 26,942.74
*Pre-employment Drug Screen required.
*Motor Vehicle Report required on all employees who transport clients. - Must be 21 years of age with three years of driving expereince. Must have valid Georgia drivers license and no driver may have 6 or more points against his/her license within the last five years. No driver may have had a DUI or suspended license within the last five years.
*TB Skin test is required on all employees who work with clients.(Provided by AVITA at no cost to the employee)
**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**
NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview
Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.
**The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check.
This is a full time position and is eligible for company benefits.
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