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Case Manager- YSC

Case Manager- YSC

Job ID 
2017-2537
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-CA-San Fernando
Category 
Social Services
Job Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

The Case Manager will work with individual clients to conduct in depth case management “needs assessments” that identifies the needs for each client and to also remove barriers for the client’s employment, health and overall well-being.  The Case Manager will identify resources and services to address those needs.  The Case Manager supports the client’s access to services by developing a personalized case plan by working with the client to meet the goals of the case plan. The case manager will also track progress of clients while working with the North Valley YouthSource Center.  

Responsibilities

  • Oversee implementation of services for each client
  • Assess client needs
  • Complete case plans and other documentation using project protocol
  • Provide and maintain appropriate data and files of the clients
  • Participate in staff meetings, monthly trainings and other department programs as requested
  • Assist in program evaluation;
  • Handle crisis and/or emergency situations as needed
  • Provide transportation vouchers and other supportive services
  • Participate in all appropriate sessions and meetings
  • Assist in development and coordination of special assignments and programs
  • Maintain a professional attitude, confidentiality, and respect cultural differences
  • Complete all other duties as assigned
  • Must be available to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Attend to clients as the point of entry to the North Valley YouthSource Center program.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in social work or related field strongly preferred
  • Three years experience providing case management services
  • Two years working in a non-profit organization environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong written and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with individuals with diverse ethnic backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Leadership experience working with community social service and health organizations strongly preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Bilingual/Spanish
  • Experience working with at risk youth or out of school youth
  • If applicable, will be required to present current California driver license, proof of acceptable driving record (DMV H-6 printout), and liability auto insurance
  • Must pass a criminal background check (Live Scan fingerprinting) prior to beginning employment with children
  • Must present proof of negative Tuberculosis skin test (Mantoux) prior to beginning employment dated within 60 days prior to start date

Must be available to work two day shifts (9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) and three evenings during the week (11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.) as well as alternating Saturdays.  No exceptions.