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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Social Service
Christian Ministry: Caseworker
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The City Mission | Cleveland, OH
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Job Description

The City Mission, a faith based, not for profit organization serving the homeless and at risk population, is seeking a Caseworker (LSW).

The Caseworker determines clients' eligibility for a variety of social services and/or provides other services related to crisis intervention and short-term case management.

Essential Job Functions

  • Interviews clients to determine needs and refers them to appropriate community resources.
  • Provides case management services to men/women.
  • Develops client Individual Service Plans assistance plans after a needs assessment oral interview.
  • Write behavior plans and assist client in reaching goals of the behavior plan.
  • Acts as liaison between clients and organizations and agencies.
  • Updates client files by recording each contact made with clients and families, and maintains records required for follow-up.
  • Provides emergency assistance, crisis intervention, and needed referrals.
  • Assesses training needs of clients and families.
  • Works closely in conjunction with the Client Care Coordinator.
  • Facilitate groups and/or teach classes.

Professional Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Social Work along with current state licensure.
  • Preferred Independently Licensed Social Worker with Supervisory endorsement
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Two years' experience in social services
  • Microsoft Office skills & familiarity with Outlook
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging and dynamic environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain a positive collaborative relationship among staff
  • Crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills
  • Accurate documentation skills in the writing of plans and case notes
  • Knowledge of community resources and agencies

Spiritual Qualifications

  • Professes Jesus as Lord and Savior
  • Believes the Bible to be the inspired, infallible, & ultimate authoritative Word of God (II Timothy 3:16; II Peter 1:21)
  • Patterns life after the example of Jesus and the commands and principles found in the Bible
  • Desires to serve the Lord in the ministry of rescue

Essential Physical and Mental Functions

  • Remains in a stationary position 70% of the time
  • Stand or walk for up 30% of the time on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
  • Climb stairs occasionally
  • Constantly operates a computer
  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read
  • Constant use of hearing (correctable hearing to normal level required)
  • Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with clients/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones
  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location