Referral Specialist (Full-Time)
The Caring Place has an immediate opening for a Referral Specialist in our Program & Services department. The Referral Specialist is responsible for completing the initial screening and assessment of client needs, barriers to independence and willingness to engage in the Caring Place’s Case Management Program. The position provides support in other department areas, as needed. The position is fully grant funded by St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing basic human needs assistance to eligible clients, completing initial client screening and survey scoring for case management, providing crisis intervention and case consultation and completing all necessary forms and case notes in an accurate and timely manner.
Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent. The person will have a minimum of two years of social services experience working directly with individuals, preferably from diverse populations. The candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication abilities, and computer skills with expertise in MS Excel, Word, Outlook. Fluency in Spanish preferred.
This position is classified as non-exempt under the Federal Wage and Hour Laws. Starting hourly pay ranges from $13-$14.50 hourly depending on experience. It is a full-time, 40 hour per week position with benefits. A portion of the weekly schedule would require the availability to work on Thursday evenings until 7 PM.
To apply for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. NO phone calls, please. The Caring Place is an equal opportunity employer.