PRN Men's Shelter Advocate
Company: HELEN ROSS MCNABB CENTER
Posted on: April 16, 2019
PRN Men's Shelter Advocate PRN Men's Shelter Advocate HELP OTHERS,
MAKE A DIFFERENCE, SAVE A LIFE. At the Helen Ross McNabb Center,
our mission is "Improving the lives of the people we serve." Do you
see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are
currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the
following position: PRN Men's Shelter Advocate. SUMMARY The PRN
Men's Shelter Advocate will work directly with male clients at the
FCC Domestic Violence Shelter. PRN Advocate will provide an array
of support services designed to meet the unique needs of survivors.
Emergency shelter support services vary in length and intensity,
but victim safety is paramount in providing any support services.
Services provided by the PRN Advocate include, but are not limited
to: crisis counseling, case management, information & referral,
education & counseling related to DV, transportation, and intake &
discharge services. Maintains file records and client information
in a confidential manner. Embraces key values of advocacy:
empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care.
Position has a flexible schedule, with availability for nights and
weekends. This position requires utilizing a personal dependable
vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining a dependable
vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment.
REQUIREMENTS Education/Knowledge: A bachelor's degree in social
services or related field required. Course work or experience in
the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and
treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and
sexual abuse, suicide, and crisis intervention preferred.
Experience: Experience/ knowledge/front line service delivery in
domestic violence or other victim services is preferred. Survivors
of violence and those exposed to domestic violence are encouraged
to apply. Basic computer literacy skills. Applicants should possess
the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic
and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic
circumstances with respect and dignity. Excellent verbal, written,
and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and
collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community
professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation.
Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, a
valid driver's license with an F endorsement OR the ability to
acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport
clients. Physical: Exposure to biological hazards. Hearing of
normal and soft tones as well as close eye work. Valid driver's
license. Lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs.
Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and
reaching. To ensure the safety of the clients and staff, this
position requires certification in and adequate implementation of
verbal and physical de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care)
that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not
limited to grasping, holding another person, going down on knees,
running, and walking. The Helen Ross McNabb Center () is a premier
not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services. The Center
provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of
prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction,
outpatient, and crisis services. HRMC is an EOE. HRMC conducts
background checks, driver's license record, degree verification,
and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug
screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain
programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing. Bilingual
applicants are encouraged to apply. This job description is not
intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other
reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate
supervisor and other management as required. This organization
reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need
arises. Moreover, management reserves the right to change job
descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty
to accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description
does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Location: Knoxville, TN Category: Social Services , Keywords:
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