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21-312 Caseworker

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

Job Description

The CARE Center, Inc.

                                                                                                       

JOB VACANCY NOTICE

 

 

POSITION:  Caseworker (Part-Time)                                                                                         PAY GRADE: 12

               LTSR- Butler, PA

 

                                                                                 WAGE:   $16.93 (with incentives)

               

→Flexible Scheduling.                                                                               →May be eligible for Agency paid health benefits.

→Option to participate in Agency retirement plan.                               →Tuition discounts with participating colleges/universities.

→Opportunity for growth and advancement.                                      →Other benefits available.

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:          

 

  • Implements and monitors client service plans and assists in the daily operation of program activities.
  • Conducts Psychosocial Assessments and Re-assessments of clients to develop and update individualized Service Plans.
  • Provides supportive counseling and intensive life skills training to individuals and client groups.
  • Serves as advocate to identify and assess entitlement resources and available social and vocational services.
  • Maintains current client case record activity and progress, prepares and submits all required program forms, reports and documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintains appropriate communication with internal and external programs and community resources.
  • 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 with one year experience preferred.
  • 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 Clearance 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 program.
  • Ability to assist physically limited clients weighing up to 160 pounds.
  • Ability to pack personal effects and transport mentally and physically challenged consumers.
  • Ability to inspect and recognize violations pertaining to program regulations.
  • Empathetic attitude and ability to deal effectively with the stress of the position.
  • Ability to readily shift priorities.
  • 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#21-312.

 

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