Company: Atlanta Mission – The Shepherd’s Inn
Position: Social Worker – Men’s Services (Choose Help)
Location: Atlanta, GA
Closing Date: 04/15/18
Job Description: Social Worker (Choose Help services) is a critical member of our ministry by serving men to assist them with their individual needs to overcome their current circumstance. In Choose Help Services, Ambassadors build relationships with our clients, helping them see that they can change their circumstances. Once a client chooses help, a Social Worker designs a personalized service plan to end his/her homelessness. Choose Help Services is where ending homelessness begins for our clients.
You will also perform the following:
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Leads weekly devotions
Utilizes triage process for mental health and substance abuse
Completes safety screenings for clients fleeing domestic violence situations
Assesses for suicidality and homicidally and recommends appropriate measures for individual and community safety.
Provides best service recommendations based upon needs assessment results
Researches and builds relationships with community partners and organizations to meet client needs
Communicates with client’s external service providers on client’s status and progress
Provides resource referrals
Provides clinical guidance to team
Leads life skills groups
Performs other duties as assigned
Education: Eligible for Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and practice under the supervision of an LCSW with supervision credentialing, Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and practice under supervision of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with supervision credentialing, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Interested candidates may apply online at https://www.workforgood.org for additional information and instructions on how to apply.