Bilingual Case Manager

Full Time
Irvington, NY
Posted 2 months ago

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Job CategoryAvailable Jobs, Other
Job Description:"Job Summary: The Case Manager assesses the needs of unaccompanied children in care, develops Individual Service Plans, screens for human trafficking concerns, facilitates the safe and timely release or discharge of children and youth, documents the provision of services in case file according to ORR requirements, state licensing standards, and Abbott House’s policies/procedures. About Abbott House: Abbott House is an innovative community-based organization that helps children, families, adults and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with complex needs build lasting foundations for a promising future. We operate programs in the New York Metropolitan area and Hudson Valley. Duties & Responsibilities: Assess each case and adapt service plan throughout the life of the case. Practice sound and productive counseling skills. Documents all contacts appropriately in case record. Writes timely, clear, concise progress notes, assessments and other documents as required. Screens for human trafficking concerns and works closely with the PSA compliance worker. Identify and screen prospective sponsors, URM programs and Post 18 plans. Manages unification/discharge process. Concurrent planning to expediate safe and timely releases. Effectively coordinates inter and intra-agency services to clients by working as a team with the providers (foster parents, clinicians, teachers, medical, legal, FFS, CFS, CC etc.). Creates and gives each child a complete discharge package. After 30 days (and a 7-day call for a medical follow up) calls and documents the 30-day call. Closes the complete UC file. Establishes effective collegial relationship with Lead Case Manager, Senior Case Manager and Lead Clinician. Attends weekly staffing meetings and requests meetings with the FFS for complex cases. Follows up on timely and appropriate referrals for medical services, health screening and mental health assessment of young people. Meets with the child face to face at minimum of once per week (or more if needed) to provide child with case updates, phone calls and check in. Conducts home visits as needed and as required by city, state and federal requirements. Participates in the 7day case management rotation. Makes meaningful contributions to agency and department programming. Carry out the job responsibilities in a professional manner. Complete all required training. Mandated Reporter. Participates in individual, group and department supervision. Any other related duties as required. What We Offer: Health Insurance Dental insurance Life Insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Paid time off Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Professional growth opportunities Employee Recognition Awards The position is located in Irvington, NY. To apply submit resume and cover letter indicating position of interest to:"
Qualification:"About You: You are the ideal candidate if you are passionate about the social services field and empowering underserved communities. Being compassionate, organized, self-motivated, driven, flexible and responsive are critical attributes to being successful in this role. You have a minimum BSW or BA/BS in human services + experience in child welfare/child protective services. You have excellent writing and communication skills including proficiency both written and oral in Spanish and English. Must have demonstrated ability to reach out and work with community resources and foster parents."
Anticipated Start Date:5/15/2023
Job Type:Full-Time
Salary:$52,000 to $60,000 annually

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