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21-173 Caseworker

Southwest Behavioral Care, Inc. - Behavioral Health | Monessen, PA | Full Time

Job Description

SOUTHWEST BEHAVIORAL CARE, 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

                                              Westmoreland Supportive Housing/CRR Program

 

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.
  • Conducts Psychosocial Assessments and Re-assessments of consumers to develop and update individualized Service Plans.
  • Provides supportive counseling and intensive life skills training to individuals and consumer 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 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.

 

REQUIRED 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 obtain criminal history clearances from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Human Services, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care programs.
  • Ability to transport oneself in an insured vehicle, as program needs dictate.
  • Ability to understand and follow supervisory direction.  
  • Ability to communicate with effectiveness.  
  • Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures.
  • Ability to display an empathetic attitude in caring for consumers.

 

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#21-173.

 

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