Homeless and Housing Social Service Worker III – Time-Limited
County of Sonoma
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Post Date: May 23, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $5,454 - $6,631/Monthly, DOE
Location: US - California - Santa Rosa
Job Reference: HSD-11505-24030102-51301 Exam
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Description
Starting salary up to $38.13/hour ($79,581.89/year), plus a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!


The Human Services Department is currently recruiting to fill two full-time, time-limited Social Service Worker III (SSW III) positions in the Employment & Training Division’s Housing Assistance Response Team unit. The positions are currently funded through June 30, 2023 and June 30, 2024.

The positions will work in the Housing and Disability Advocacy Program (HDAP) and assist homeless individuals and veterans with disabilities in finding and maintaining housing while they apply for disability benefits. These positions are responsible for providing outreach, assessment, case management, and additional wrap-around supportive services that are an essential part of housing retention and stability. As a member of the Interdepartmental Multi-Disciplinary Team (IMDT) through ACCESS Sonoma, these positions work collaboratively with other departments and community organizations. Additional responsibilities include:

•        Interviewing homeless clients in crisis situations in order to assist with mental health, substance abuse, and domestic abuse services
•        Assessing, evaluating, and providing wrap-around support to clients referred to HDAP
•        Preparing treatment plans and outlining courses of action
•        Interpreting and explaining rules, regulations, and departmental policies relative to programs/services

*Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply by 6/14/22

Skills
The ideal candidates will possess:

•        Substantial experience working with the highly vulnerable homeless population
•        Strong interview, assessment, and writing skills
•        Experience working with clients facing the challenges of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, poverty, and/or other significant barriers
•        Case management experience, and community care coordination and/or mental health case management experience is highly desired
•        Familiarity with Safety-Net service programs


Contact Details

URL: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sonoma/jobs/3543022/homeless-and-housing-social-service-worker-iii-time-limited?keywords=homeless%20and%20housing&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs