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The Partnership provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, perceived or actual sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, status as a covered veteran, genetic information, or any other protected class in accordance with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.


Date Posted: 10/26/2018

Position: Homemaker – Homemakers Department 

Reports to: Program Manager

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Program Manager, provides homemaking and supportive services to enhance the comfort of clients in their homes. Adheres to the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults’ performance expectations and performs all defined services and other related duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of the agency. This position maintains a flexible, organized and efficient work schedule.

Education: High school diploma or GED preferred but not required.  Valid driver’s license, good driving records, auto insurance.

Experience: At least one year experience and training as a Homemaker required.  MUST LIVE IN HAMILTON COUNTY.

Salary: Non-Exempt, Grade 120, $ 10.00


To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, HRM Consultant
ksmithers@partnershipfca.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Position: SANE Manager - VSS – 22.5 hours/week

Reports to: RCC Program Manager

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under the general supervision of the Rape Crisis Center Program Manager, the SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Manager will coordinate overall functioning of SANE services in the RCC. This includes office tasks such as invoicing and chart auditing to coordinating nurses to provide 24/7 coverage to victims of rape, sexual assault and domestic violence. The SANE Manager ensures confidential quality care to victims by attending to physical, emotional and educational needs of each client. They will provide immediate forensic examination and other medical screenings to determine if further treatment is recommended. The SANE Manager will work with the Medical Director for clinical/medical support as necessary. 

Education/Experience: A Bachelor’s Degree in nursing with previous supervisory experience. Must be licensed Registered Nurse or higher in State of Tennessee. Has or will complete SANE-A Certification to be obtained within one year of hire. Will complete Intimate Partner Violence Examiner Training (DV Exams) within first month of hire. 

Additional Requirements: See Job Description and Essential Functions

Salary: Exempt, Grade 210, $36k


To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, HRM Consultant
ksmithers@partnershipfca.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Date Posted: 11/6/2018

Position: Homemaker – McMinn, Polk, Meigs Counties – Elder Services

Reports to: Program Manager

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Program Manager, provides homemaking and supportive services to enhance the comfort of clients in their homes. Adheres to the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults’ performance expectations and performs all defined services and other related duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of the agency. This position maintains a flexible, organized and efficient work schedule.

Education: High school diploma or GED preferred but not required. Valid driver’s license, good driving records, auto insurance.

Experience:  At least one year experience and training as a Homemaker required.

Additional Requirements: Must reside in outlying counties

Salary: Non-Exempt, Grade 120, $ 9.50/hour 


To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, HRM Consultant
ksmithers@partnershipfca.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Date Posted: 11/18/18

Position: Caseworker Aid, VSS – Substitute as Needed

Reports to: Lead House Manager

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Lead House manager, this position  welcomes visitors and clients by greeting them, in person or on  the telephone. The CWA maintains security by following  procedures; documenting and monitoring logbooks; ensuring   anyone entering the building after hours has been cleared to enter.  This person answers the hotline and provides assessment, crisis  counseling,and referral; enters client data into Osnium or Excel  spreadsheets. This position provides support to permanent  building residents and ensures appropriate staff are notified if  an  emergency situations happen. Second and third shift positions  have additional responsibilities to ensure safety of clients and the  environment and basic duties related to client care.    In addition,  they assist the House Manager with duties related to a safe, clean  and healthy environment.

Education/Experience: A high school diploma or G.E.D and a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in social services field or customer service field.   

Additional Requirements: Must be 21 years old or older. Requires minor lifting(45 lbs), stooping, reaching and bending and ability to climb 4-5 flights of stairs. Required skills: non-judgmental listening, clear communication, and observation of building and client needs.   Must be able to work flexible hours.

Salary: Grade 150, $10.67/hour

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, HRM Consultant
ksmithers@partnershipfca.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Date Posted: 12/11/18

Position: Family Counselor – Family Focused Solutions, For Counties:  Bradley and Hamilton

Reports to: FFS Assistant Director

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under the general supervision of the Family Focused Solutions Assistant Director, provides counseling (mental health, learning disabilities, domestic abuse/violence, alcohol and drug abuse, child behavior problems, teenage mothers, etc.) and support services to clients in specific counties that meet the requirements under the Families First contract to remove the obstacles that will promote the client’s ability to achieve socio-economic independence. The incumbent shall provide assessment, counseling and referral service to referred Families First clients with employment barriers. This position provides related activities such as:   1) Short-term solution-focused individual and family therapy; 2) Intensive individualized case management/advocacy utilizing agency and/or outside resources; 3) Self-advocacy training; 4) Financial management training to promote self-sufficiency; 5) Life skills training; 6) Parent skills training; 7) Psycho-education and therapeutic groups; and 8) Performing basic administrative and educational tasks.

Education/Experience: A Master’s degree in social work, professional counseling or related behavioral field with three years of experience (experience may consist of professional work, intern/externship or volunteering) Families First experience preferred.

Salary: Exempt, Grade 170  - $34k

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, HRM Consultant
ksmithers@partnershipfca.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Date Posted: 12/12/18

Position: Lead Crisis Advocate - VSS

Reports to: Shelter Program Manager

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Shelter Program Manager the Lead Crisis Advocate is part of a multidisciplinary team and provides coordination and referral for immediate services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, and stalking.  In addition, the LCA is the primary assistant with services and program coordination for clients participating in the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP). Through the LAP process, law enforcement will screen, identify, and forward high risk clients  to the LCA while  on scene of domestic violence incidents. The LCA will assess for and provide immediate shelter and, or other need-based services as available, including, but not limited to, referral and relocation.  The LCA will oversee the implementation of the crisis call center and will also provide daily support to the Center through hotline calls, walk-in intakes court advocacy, sexual assault advocacy, shelter and outreach services, community presentations, and other duties as needed. 

This position will coordinate services with the Center, Law Enforcement, the Family Justice Center, other PFCA services, and the community at large.   This position will supervise assigned crisis advocate staff, interns, paraprofessionals and volunteers for quality assurance in implementation of Council on Accreditation (COA) and National Association of Social Workers (NASW) advocacy standards.

Education/Experience: Baccalaureate degree in human service from an accredited college or university or in a related field such as psychology, sociology or other human and behavioral courses with one year of satisfactory work experience in human services field.

Salary: Non-Exempt, Grade 170   - $17.95/hr.

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, HRM Consultant
ksmithers@partnershipfca.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE