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20-120 Caseworker 1

The CARE Center, Inc. | Washington, PA | Part Time

Job Description

The CARE Center, Inc.

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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 (Part-Time)

                                             Supportive Housing

 

PAY GRADE:                       12

 

WAGE:                                $16.55 (opportunities for advancement within the agency)

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Implements and monitors consumer rehabilitation plans and assists in the daily operation of program activities.
  • Conducts Psychosocial Assessments and Re-assessments of consumers to develop and update      individualized Treatment Plans.
  • Provides supportive counseling and intensive life skills training to individuals and client groups.
  • Serves as advocate to identify and access entitlement resources, available social services and      affordable housing.
  • Maintains current client case record activity and progress, prepares and submits all required program forms, reports and documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Serves as a member of the Mental Health treatment team and maintains appropriate                  communication with external programs and community resources.
  • Provides "on-call" availability for technical assistance to residential staff on assigned rotation.
  • 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, Psychology or related human services field from an accredited college or university.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Human Services, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial entitlement programs and available social services.
  • Ability to safely operate a variety of agency vehicles.
  • Ability to assist physically limited clients weighing up to 160 pounds.
  • Ability to inspect and recognize violations pertaining to program regulations.
  • Ability to understand and follow supervisory directions.
  • Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations.
  • Ability to communicate with effectiveness.

 

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#20-120.

 

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