The Social Services Specialist will represent Hudson Guild in our Supported Independent Housing site. This role will provide case management (provision of social services), recreational therapy, and planning for Clinton Housing tenant population. The Social Services Specialist will regularly review and evaluate service delivery with other members of the social service team, including Clinton Housing and Hudson Guild.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA or BSW in related field (with emphasis in Social Services). Bilingual in Spanish a must.
Provide services ranging from concrete services (benefits and entitlements), to case assistance and management, group programming, individual counseling/support, advocacy, resources and referrals, for tenants of Clinton Housing.
Utilize a variety of engagement and treatment modalities, provide/maintain appropriate documentation and treatment planning, and work collaboratively with fellow staff/psychiatric consultations as deemed beneficial.
Conduct new tenant orientations, including introductions and implementing adjustment strategies to building environment and tenant community.
Assist tenants with relocation efforts in the event of periods of construction, if necessary.
Maintain current documentation required for all cases, from all agencies necessary for reporting purposes, including progress notes, case contacts and all case summaries required (i.e. 60 day).
Attend all tenant and staff meetings.
Participate in tenant selection committee as requested.
Produce monthly reports.
Participate in case conferences as required.
Participate in community-building activities sponsored by the program and agencies (Hudson Guild and Clinton Housing), encouraging participants to support these activities.
Maintain cooperative, supportive relationships with Hudson Guild and Clinton Housing programs/employees.
Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
The Hudson Guild is an Equal Opportunity Employer.