Hope-Strong Regional Social Work Manager/DHQ/Chicago
Metropolitan Divisional Headquarters
January 29, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Mental Health/Social Services
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POSITION TITLE: Hope-Strong Regional Social Work Manager
REPORTS TO (TITLE): Hope-Strong Family Ministries Director
FLSA CATEGORY: Exempt
STATUS TYPE: Full-Time
Responsible for the coordination and integration of all Social Services ministries among Salvation Army units and resources within an assigned region of the City of Chicago.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Administration and Planning
Provide professional direction in order to coordinate all program ministries within service region.
Program services are delivered and coordinated in a fully integrated manner within the context of overall corps ministries.
Corps and Program staff are aware of HOPE-STRONG objectives and the role their positions have in meeting these.
Pathway of Hope and Case Management Support
Manage the implementation of Pathway of Hope throughout the region, including staff training and review of outcomes.
Strengthen program ministries by actively seeking additional resources.
Provide community and SA resources at Regional Team Meetings and Corps Team Meetings.
Provide professional support to staff through the training, tools and resources required to deliver quality services across the region.
Plan, conduct and/or participate in Hope-Strong workshops and other training events at the territorial, divisional or local level, as requested and/or assigned.
Clinical Intervention/Case Management Support
Provide case consultation to Corps Emergency Assistance Workers with crisis intervention (emergency assistance) and case management.
Plan, coordinate and facilitate monthly Corps Emergency Assistance Worker meetings.
Ensure relevance and consistency of Hope-Strong by collaborating with other Salvation Army units and personnel to successfully maintain and achieve policies and procedures, goals and objectives, and outcome-based measures related to Hope-Strong.
Integrate the supportive services of the Emergency Housing and Referral Center (EHARC) throughout the region.
A Master's degree from an accredited school of Social Work.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred.
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the social work field, with demonstrated ability in both the delivery of services and supervision of staff.
An extensive knowledge of the principles of social work, clinical counseling, and case management.
Knowledge of how to effectively integrate social work principles with organizational concepts in order to accomplish mission objectives.
An understanding of the mission of The Salvation Army and the programs and services offered.
An ability to manage projects, priorities and programs in a manner that ensures compliance with expectations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do moderate physical work and must be able to lift 10 pounds.
In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to use a computer and other office equipment.
The work environment includes an office environment with a low noise level.
Must be able to visit sites throughout the Chicago area.
The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicants with disabilities may contact us at (773)725-1100 for additional information or assistance with the application process.
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