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21-153 Caseworker 1 (Forensic) Supportive Housing

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 (Forensic) Supportive Housing

Butler, PA

 

PAY GRADE:                       12

 

WAGE:                                $32,682 (plus an excellent benefits package!)

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                

  • Implements and monitors consumer rehabilitation plans and assists in the daily operation of program activities.
  • Works with individuals to develop housing permanency and stabilization plans.
  • Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team, to assist in the following:
    • improving social functioning, and expanding education and employment options with individuals who have past or current legal involvement;
    • increasing access to housing options and positive social supports in their local communities;
    • supporting skill development to increase self-reliance and independence.
  • Acts as an advocate to assist with reducing barriers, including but not limited to: housing, income, education, employment, and cash and non-cash entitlement benefits.
  • Maintains current client case record activity and progress, prepares and submits all required program forms, reports and documents in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintains appropriate and regular communication with external programs and community resources.
  • Provides "on-call" availability for both housing emergencies and technical assistance to residential staff.
  • 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;
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain vital information during an interview to make proper recommendations;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial entitlement programs and available social services.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Human Service and FBI Fingerprint Clearances.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
  • Ability to safely operate a variety of agency vehicles.
  • Ability to pack personal effects and transport mentally and physically challenged consumers.
  • Ability to inspect and recognize violations pertaining to program regulations.

 

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#21-153.

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