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PRN Men's Shelter Advocate

Company: Helen Ross McNabb
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Job Description:

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 (www.mcnabbcenter.org) 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.

#RPM

Location:

Knoxville,

TN

Keywords: Helen Ross McNabb, Knoxville , PRN Men's Shelter Advocate, Other , Knoxville, Tennessee

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