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20-035 Caseworker 1

The CARE Center, Inc. | Butler, PA | Full Time

Job Description

THE CARE CENTER, INC

JOB VACANCY NOTICE

Become a leader…Become an innovator…Make a difference in your community and join the premier nonprofit human services company in the region.  Come join our team and build a career with SPHS!

 

POSITION:                           Caseworker 1

                                             Blended Case Management

                                             Butler, PA

PAY GRADE:                        12

 

WAGE:                                  $32,273 (as a minimum)

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides case management services to assigned behavioral health consumers which may include cooperation with formal and informal supports.
  •  Assists consumer with the implementation of Consumer’s Strengths Assessment Scale and Service Plan, and continually updates the CSAS.
  • Maintains accurate and detailed clinical records of assigned caseload, observes progress and links consumers to services.
  • Advises supervisory/clinical staff of significant changes in consumer's behavior, issues and/or incidents, and responds appropriately to emergency situations, when necessary.
  • Provides service advocacy to consumers and their family and makes referrals to all appropriate social and medical service programs.
  • Assists all consumers in coordinating appointments to health and social services appointments, and links the consumer with basic needs for food, shelter, etc.
  • Serves as a member of the BCM on call system.
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:       

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or MH related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mental health programs and available social services.
  • Ability to safely operate a variety of agency vehicles, as well as transport oneself and consumers, when necessary, in an insured personal vehicle.
  • Ability to observe and recognize verbal and non-verbal signs of physical or mental disorders.
  • Ability to meet the 75% direct service productivity mandated by the Department of Human Services.
  • Ability to lift and carry consumer’s personal effects weighing up to 45 pounds.
  • Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations.

 

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA.    POSTING#20-035.

 

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