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Case Manager (HSPRS)

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Cayuga Centers
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The Bronx, NY

The case manager acts as the centralized point of contact for all UC on their caseload. The main role of the case manager is to conduct home studies and to ensure that each UC receives access to necessary social services in their new location, and is safe, cared for, and reunited with a suitable parent, guardian, or sponsor. Case managers will assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and best practices.

HOURS PER WEEK: Non-Exempt

  • Regular hours entail Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Must be available to work afternoons, evenings and weekends required

FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure safety for all youth on caseload
  • Manage a high turn-over caseload
  • Comply with agency and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Coordinate initial intake for each youth
  • Conduct home studies
  • Coordinate and handle an estimated case load of 23 youth at any given time (3 HS and 20 PRS cases)
  • Contact each UC and sponsor within 24 hours of case assignment
  • Conduct safety screenings and mental health assessments
  • Coordinate, schedule, and confirm necessary services for each youth in their location
  • Communicate regularly with the youth and sponsor to address any needs and/or concerns
  • Ensure all assessments, reports, and team case notes are current in the hardcopy file and electronic file
  • Ensure each youth is enrolled and attending school
  • Respond to client emergencies within or outside work hours
  • Travel throughout the region, and potentially outside of the assigned region, to complete home studies and in-person case contacts

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant behavioral/social sciences field required
  • Experience conducting home studies according to state requirements required
  • Strong professional writing, particularly for assessment reports, required
  • Knowledge of local community social services required
  • Experience working with immigrant populations required
  • One to three years of progressive experience in case management preferred
  • Child welfare experience and professional licensure strongly preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications
  • Ability to work well with people from many cultures, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children
  • Bi-lingual - English- Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency is required. Position itself requires Spanish speaking, writing and reading proficiency
  • Ability to travel extensively, both via ground and air, required
  • Valid driver’s license in a state located within the assigned region

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, composing letters, completing computerized documentation, transcribing minutes for meetings, etc.: This involves sitting at a computer for several hours a day
  • Completing paperwork -Such as copying and stapling
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Sit/ride in vehicles, busses, subways, trains, planes - public transportation for lengthy periods of time
  • Walk up/down stairs
  • Walk to enter/exit subway and other public transportation
  • Walk several blocks to get to required location

Benefits:

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

In accordance with federal, state & local laws, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.

The case manager acts as the centralized point of contact for all UC on their caseload. The main role of the case manager is to conduct home studies and to ensure that each UC receives access to necessary social services in their new location…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

In accordance with federal, state & local laws, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k…

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Bi-lingual - English- Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency is required. Position itself requires Spanish speaking, writing and reading proficiency
  • Bi-lingual - English- Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency is required. Position itself requires Spanish speaking…

Location

On-site
The Bronx, NY

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