Honoring the inherent dignity of those we serve, affirming their
capabilities, and fostering their hope that a better life is
possible. Building strong, caring communities through the
integration of housing, healthcare, and supportive services.
Achieving excellence through continuous quality assurance,
innovation, and professional development; and using resources
judiciously and effectively.
Provides strengths-based case management, specifically housing
placement and support to homeless individuals with disabilities
including substance use and significant primary and mental health
* Performs biopsychosocial assessments, partners with clients to
create client centered goals, records all progress note in chart *
Works with other community service providers to enhance the
clinical and supportive housing services. * Assists with the
connection to mainstream resources including health, mental health,
benefits and substance use treatment. * Advocates for the needs of
individual clients as well as for systemic change, whenever needed
for the overall benefit of homeless individuals. * Participates in
daily team meetings to coordinate their activities with other team
members, programs, and the Program Manager. * Communicates clinical
assessments, interventions, and ongoing client contact daily, in
client record. * Works with primary clients, as well as team
clients, related to service planning, documentation of progress,
service tracking, and outcome evaluation. * Monitors client
progress by regular, ongoing contact with individuals receiving
services and contact with collaborative service providers both
external and internal * Transports clients using a COA vehicle *
Collaborates and coordinates with internal and external programs to
facilitate client referrals and to ensure continuity of care.
Serves as a liaison with collaborating agencies, establishing and
maintaining effective working relationships with organizations and
groups providing services to our target population. * Assists
others with work that needs to be done at moments of urgency or
crisis. * Must carry a cell phone and be accessible when in the
field to the program clients and community partners. * Navigates
the Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare systems on behalf of or
with clients. * Completes Medicaid authorizations, HMIS data entry,
as well as any other reporting requirements necessary to obtain,
and sustain funding and provide services for individuals served. *
Meets formally with the Program Manager for ongoing individual and
group supervision. * Attends and participates in clinical and
administrative meetings as deemed appropriate and necessary for the
A Bachelors degree in Social Work or a related field is
A combination of education and experience may be considered in
lieu of a degree.
Must have a valid Texas drivers license.
A Master's degree in Social Work or a related field is
Two years of experience with homeless population or two years in
a related direct human service field working with underserved
populations is preferred.
The position is grant funded and renewal is contingent upon the
availability of funds. Grant funded positions are typically limited
in term. The end date of the grant does not guarantee employment
for the duration of the grant. You may be eligible to
apply/transfer to an existing vacancy that is equivalent to the
grant funded position if an equivalent position is available.
NOTE: Employees in the Community Development Department and
their family members are prohibited from participating or receiving
benefit from the City of Amarillo's programs funded by the
Department of Housing and Urban Development and other state and
federally funded programs and grants.
"The City may consider all related education and/or experience
in determining an applicant's minimum qualifications and starting
* Must demonstrate ability to work effectively with a diverse
array of citizens, investment and property owners, and community
groups. * Ability to operate small office equipment, including copy
machines or multi-line telephone systems. * Ability to operate
computers for data entry and other record keeping as required *
Must have strong verbal and written communication skill. * Must be
comfortable working in the community. * May require after hour work
to attend meetings and to finish projects and meet deadlines. *
Will be required to drive a City vehicle.
The City of Amarillo is an Equal Opportunity employer and
encourages applications from eligible and qualified persons
regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin,
ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender
identity, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic
information or protected veteran status, in compliance with
applicable federal, state and local law.
The City of Amarillo provides reasonable accommodations to
applicants with disabilities on a case by case basis. If you need a
reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring
process, please contact the Human Resources Office at
Essential Job Functions:
Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is required
to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10
pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force
constantly to move objects. The employee is also required to
balance, crouch, feel, finger, handle, pull, push, reach, speak,
stand, stoop, talk, see, and walk. Also requires the ability to
make rational decisions and perform repetitive motions.
Will work Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm.
May require after hour work to attend meetings and to finish
projects and meet deadlines.