Home Based Case Manager
- - Home Based Services
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Part Time and Full Time
Children's Bureau is looking for a full or part-time Case Manager.
Case Managers provide services to families in their homes on a routine basis to assist them in obtaining their goals. This position will require that you provide education and support to these families as well as transportation as needed. You will support your clients by attending court, responding to crisis, and helping to stabilize family functioning. Case Managers maximize the unique strengths of each family and leverage the family's social capital to develop long term stability. A successful candidate will develop a network of relationships with agencies in the community, work with other social welfare agencies and refer the youth to those appropriate agencies.
Why Children's Bureau?
- Competitive salary commensurate with experience and education
- Generous bonus program
- Flexible schedule allows for maximal work/life balance, including working from home and conducting virtual therapy.
- Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Paid holidays and PTO that increases with years of employment.
- Tuition assistance and licensure cost reimbursement
- Professional development opportunities, including supervision for licensure.
- Mileage reimbursement
Family Progress - Monitoring and Coaching (50 %)
- Coach collaboratively – maintaining a balance between teaching and serving.
- Visit each youth/family on a routine and 'pop in' schedule.
- Assist youth/families in achieving their goals.
- Provide education and support to youth/families.
- Provide transportation to youth/families as needed.
- Attend court with clients and render recommendations.
- Communicate with schools and various institutions related to youth/family matters.
- Respond to all crisis calls and manage those situations.
Service Plans / Goal Development (20 %)
- Create plans, including goals, for each youth/family.
- Review and update plans and goals
- Develop a network of relationships with agencies in the community.
- Work collaboratively with other social welfare agencies.
- Refer when appropriate to community agencies based on needs.
Intake and Needs Assessment (15 %)
- Determine 'crisis' situations.
- Visit each youth/family to gather necessary information to complete the assessment.
- Adhere to and follow Children's Bureau professional standards.
Reporting (15 %)
- Maintain case and agency paperwork according to standards.
- Prepare written reports for the Department of Child Services / Probation office within identified timeframes.
To be successful in this role, you need to have the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- A bachelor's degree in a health and social service field or five year's related experience.
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Ability to travel between appointments to service clients within their community.
- A valid driver's license and insurance.
- Knowledgeable regarding social service systems within the state
- Clear, effective communication skills
- Knowledge of and adherence to current confidentiality practices
- Appreciation for and ability to respond to cultural differences.
- Ability to develop and maintain relevant networks of key contacts.
- Adept prioritization and time management abilities
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