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The Coordinated Entry Specialist is responsible for screening, assessment and prioritization for housing services with abuse survivors who are experiencing homelessness.
SAFE’s mission is our name: Stop Abuse For Everyone. We achieve our mission by acknowledging and responding to the intersection of child abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.
About this position:
We need you to fill the role of Coordinated Entry Specialist. This is a Full-Time, Salaried Non-Exempt position at our Grove Blvd. Campus and serving clients housed in the community. We will pay you an annual salary of $33,000 – 36,000.
Responsible for screening, assessment and prioritization for housing services with abuse survivors who are experiencing homelessness.
Employ reflective listening, trauma-informed care, and crisis counseling skills in order to build rapport and efficiently complete assessment and referral with clients, both in-person and by phone.
Collect, enter and manage sensitive client data using databases and spreadsheets. Protect client confidentiality and privacy.
Coordinate referrals to housing programs at SAFE and in the community.
Serve as primary point of contact at SAFE for community housing programs. Facilitate communication between community partners and SAFE staff/ clients to promote client access to housing opportunities.
Minimum of B.S. in Social Work or related field or equivalent relevant work experience.
Knowledge of domestic and sexual violence, human trafficking, and child abuse required; familiarity with risk assessment and safety planning required.
Experience providing direct service advocacy or case management services required.
Proficiency in database and spreadsheet applications required.
Excellent organizational skills required.
Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred.
Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation required. This position will travel to multiple job sites.
Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well as submit to a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.
Adhere to our Guiding Principles, Mission, Core Competencies and Confidentiality Policy.
About our benefits:
Full-time employees receive employer paid health insurance, short-term disability, and life insurance. *
Optional dental, vision and pet insurance. *
403(b) retirement plan with an employer match, and 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), 4 Personal Holidays, 6 Paid holidays, and more*
We’ll provide you with an amazing work environment where you’ll get to make a difference every day.
All SAFE employees are eligible to enroll their children in our Trauma-Informed Early Childhood Program (ages 3 months to 5 years, space permitting).
*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc.
The SAFE Alliance grew out of the courageous work of the Center for Battered Women, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Austin Children’s Shelter, all respected, women-led human service agencies created by volunteers and informed by survivors who needed support, safety and justice.
With over 20 programs and 400 staff, we have been serving the Austin community and beyond for over 30 years.
The SAFE Alliance strongly encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English.