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Kansas Employer Social Worker Intern in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12753172

Distinguishing Features of Work:

Under the general supervision of a Licensed Social Worker (LMSW or LSCSW with 2 years post grad) and the general direction of the Department Director, provide housing stability services to residents of the City of Wichita, including counseling, consulting, and referrals to assist in meeting the social, emotional, and economic needs of residents and clients served by the Department. The internship can serve as the students practicum placement if desired.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Provide Case Management and coordinates services.
  • Perform intern-level case management and administrative work assigned by the department.
  • Determines eligibility of applicants forHCVservices.
  • Counsels applicants to identify and address barriersto housing.
  • Counsels applicants to match available services to individual needs.
  • Collaborates with the WPD Homeless Outreach Team and other homeless service agencies.
  • Completion of work assignments may require operation of a vehicle.
  • These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements of Work:

  • Level of knowledge appropriate to the work being assigned.
  • Ability to use a computer to access, interpret and record information
  • Ability to lean and reach as needed to read and interpret plans and specifications from a print that may be as large as 36 by 48 inches with information printed as small as 20 characters per inch
  • May require ability to research, analyze, summarize and report findings
  • May require ability to work outdoors in inclement weather to identify individuals in need
  • May require ability to tolerate airborne nuisances associated with open grounds, construction and windy conditions
  • May require ability to cover uneven terrain, go up and down stairs, and otherwise maneuver around construction sites
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, representatives of other organizations, and/or the public
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to safely perform the physical requirements for the specific internship assignment
  • May require ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas Driver\'s License.
  • An employee will not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Experience and Training:

  • Must be currently enrolled in Newman University or Wichita State University Masters or Bachelors School of Social Work programs.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need of a sponsorship.

Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of a criminal record check.