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POSITION TITLE:      Case Manager
PROGRAMS:             Ryan White & HOPWA
REPORTS TO:           Pam Wright, Supervising Attorney

Case Management responsibilities are described in the Case Management Standards of the Tennessee Consortium Guidance for Ryan White services.  They include:

  • provides complete needs assessment of clientís circumstances upon intake to identify current needs and to anticipate future needs
  • assist each client in obtaining access to resources needed to meet activities of daily living, including but not limited to medical care, food, clothing, shelter, emotional support, legal counsel, education, etc
  • evaluate on a continual basis the financial status of a client and complete a financial plan for each client
  • maintain thorough updated client files
  • advocates on clientís behalf to meet the identified needs
  • provides referral and coordinates interagency services for clients
  • consults and collaborates with other members and agencies of the clientís treatment team
  • maintains data base information on clientís statistics for grants and weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
  • collaboratively discuss client disbursement requests with other case managers and then determine the requests to be approved/denied based on discussion and available HOPWA funding
  • develop and/or revise needed client forms and information

Case Managers who are funded in whole or in part to provide case management services through Ryan White Services, Ryan White Title II funds and/or provide services at an AIDS Center of Excellence must possess one of the following:

         A Bachelor level degree in Social Work or a Master level degree, and equivalent to one year of full-time professional case management in a public service agency; or

         A Bachelor level degree or a Master level degree in a health or human services related discipline with equivalent to two years of full-time professional case management in a public service agency.

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POSITION TITLE:      Staff Attorney
PROGRAMS:             VAWA & STOP
REPORTS TO:           Jane Jarvis, Supervising Attorney

West Tennessee Legal Services seeks staff attorney with a strong commitment to delivery of high quality civil legal assistance to victims of domestic and sexual violence and stalking in rural west Tennessee.   Experience directly representing domestic violence victims, including litigation experience or applicable experience preferred.    Successful candidate will have experience working with or sensitivity to specialized client populations and/or experience working with or sensitivity to individuals from ethnic or language distinct communities. Candidates must possess excellent writing and oral communication skills, ability to manage multiple tasks, skills sufficient to implement an array of advocacy strategies, ability to manage a caseload, ability to build collaborative relationships within the community, commitment to being a team player, ability to travel as necessary,  and ability to use computer systems including case management software.  Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.    Licensure in Tennessee required.   Salary DOE.  Position will remain open until filled.  Send cover letter, resume, writing sample and references  to:  Hiring Committee, West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc., P.O. Box 2066, Jackson, TN  38302 or email to jane@wtls.org  West Tennessee Legal Services is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and handicapped persons are encouraged to apply.

 

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