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Clinical Case Manager

Swords to Plowshares: A Veterans Rights Organization, San Francisco, CA


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Published 6 days ago

$61,000 - $65,000

About Swords to Plowshares

Founded in 1974, Swords to Plowshares is a community-based not-for-profit organization that provides counseling and case management, rapid re-housing and eviction prevention services, employment and training, supportive housing, and legal benefits assistance for low-income, homeless and at-risk veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area. Swords to Plowshares promotes and protects the rights of veterans through advocacy, public education, and partnerships with local, state and national entities. Learn more about the work of Swords to Plowshares, and ways in which you can help, by visiting our website at: https://www.swords-to-plowshares.org/.


Job Title

Clinical Case Manager


Employment Type

Full-Time; Exempt


Location

1060 Howard street, San Francisco, CA 94103


Summary

The Case Manager serves in a drop-in mental health social service program to provide homeless and/or disabled at-risk veterans with social services such as assessment, counseling, crisis intervention, information and referrals, mental health services, substance abuse intervention, benefits advocacy, and outreach. The Case Manager has current knowledge of community resources, including housing, residential and outpatient treatment for mental health and substance abuse, eviction prevention, emergency shelter. This full-time non-exempt position reports to the Director of Health and Social Services.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides a safe and supportive environment for organization’s clientele
  • Adheres to laws regarding confidentiality and reporting requirements
  • Provides psycho-social/mental status evaluation, such as gathering information to develop service and treatment goals
  • Provides supportive counseling and referrals for shelter, housing
  • Assists with eviction prevention processes and money management
  • Educates regarding symptom and medication management
  • Engages in substance abuse intervention in the areas of support regarding relapse prevention and linkages to outpatient/residential treatment programs
  • Assists veterans with access to public benefits, disability benefits, etc.
  • Outreach to community agencies, such as shelters, hospitals, jails, etc.
  • Input HMIS/ETO data and record management
  • Develops treatment plans around stabilizing in the community
  • Records observation and progress
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Requirements

Education

  • Master’s in behavioral science (social work, psychology, community studies, etc.)

Experience

  • One (1) year of experience providing mental health/substance abuse and social services to low-income and at risk populations
  • Understanding and basic knowledge of mental health symptoms and diagnosis, psychosocial stressors, chemical dependency issues

Qualifications

  • Manage transportation to meetings and appointments
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods with repetitive hand movement using a computer keyboard in the performance of daily office activities
  • Ability to carry out the essential duties of the position within what can be considered reasonable accommodation
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with a variety of personalities and be comfortable working with an at-risk client population, including embracing the agency’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiative

Skills

  • Basic computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to manage a large caseload of veterans
  • Ability to develop positive relationships in the community
  • Ability to exercise firm yet compassionate boundaries
  • Must be a team player comfortable working in a dynamic and diverse environment
  • Flexibility and problem-solving skills



About Swords to Plowshares

Founded in 1974, Swords to Plowshares is a community-based not-for-profit organization that provides counseling and case management, rapid re-housing and eviction prevention services, employment and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Compensation is based on a competitive public interest salary scale. Swords to Plowshares offers a generous benefits package including the following benefits:

•                    Excellent medical and dental packages

•                    403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution

•                    17 vacation days in the first year

•                    12 holidays every year

•                    Wellness program

Compensation is based on a competitive public interest salary scale. Swords to Plowshares offers a generous benefits package including the following benefits:

•                    Excellent…

Location

1060 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

How to Apply

Please apply on our company website by clicking on the provided link.

Submit a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in Swords to Plowshares and where/how you found out about this career opportunity along with your resume.

Swords to Plowshares is an inclusive employer and we are proud of the rich diversity among our staff. Please join us!

Please apply on our company website by clicking on the provided link.

Submit a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in Swords to Plowshares and where/how you found out…

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