Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services
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This is a professional non- exempt position, responsible for providing direct case management services to children, birth families, foster families and primary caregiver(s) in the home setting, day care, preschool, and/or school to ensure they receive services appropriate to their needs, and continuity of care focused on resolving or preventing the issues of child abuse or neglect. The Case Manager provides assessment, planning, linkage, coordination, monitoring, evaluation and advocacy to the child, family, foster family and primary caregiver. The Case Manager works as a team member with a therapist, foster parents, primary caregiver, guardian ad litem and other appropriate professionals. The Case Manager will develop, strengthen and maintain a direct working relationship with mental health professionals, community agencies and the child’s own support system.
Must have reliable transportation & ability to use personal car to transport clients. As required by CBC/Agency, must have a valid Florida Drivers’ license and current automobile insurance coverage. In-addition, Motor Vehicles Report (MVR) checks are conducted according to the agency policy. An acceptable Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) check is required to maintain your position. If your driving record is no longer acceptable you will no longer be qualified for your position.
Agency staff responsible for performing casework services shall have a bachelor’s degree in social work or related area of study or a master’s degree in social work or a related area of study from an accredited college or university. Related degrees are Criminology, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, Special Education, Education, Human Development, Child Development, Family Development, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Nursing.