THE SALVATION ARMY MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT: The VA Support Services (CASS) Program will provide supportive services through professionalism, nurturance and empowerment that lead to life enrichment, personal fulfillment and the ability to live independently.
SUMMARY: Provide in-home rehabilitative service for Veteran disabled by severe and persistent mental illness with the intention of supporting the individual to maintain community living and interventions. Assist in developing services necessary to maintain community living and prevent exacerbation of illness and admission to higher levels of care, willing to utilize trauma informed practices.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other similar and related duties may be assigned.
Programming -- While following program policies, procedures, and emergency procedures and consistently applying program rules and regulations:
MARGINAL DUTIES include those functions that must be done but could be assigned to another staff member without significantly changing either employee's job. Participate in performance and quality improvement program.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year College or university in psychology, social work, or related field or, in another field with advanced education in psychology, social work, sociology or related field. At least one year of experience in direct care of participants with severe and persistent mental illness or other Mental Health Services required.
COMPUTER/DATA ENTRY SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Lotus Notes or similar software and the internet. Basic typing skills required. Ability to access payroll, timekeeping and personal data via a web-based system.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: None required.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Must pass all applicable background checks. Must possess a valid driver's license from the state in which you reside. Must be approved through The Salvation Army Fleet Safety Program to drive either a Salvation Army or personal vehicle on Salvation Army business.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
NOTICE: As The Salvation Army is considered a religious organization it is exemp from Cobra and Unemployment Insurance.
|Date Posted||August 10, 2017|
|Date Closes||October 11, 2017|
|Located In||Omaha, NE|
|Department||VA Support Services|
|Job Type||Full-time Employee|
|Experience Level||Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)|
|Hours||30-35 hours per week; Mondy-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm|
|SOC Category||21-1099.00 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other|
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