JOB TITLE: Care Manager
EFFECTIVE DATE: 2016 - 2017
PROGRAM: Home to Stay
REPORTS TO: Home To Stay Coordinator
FACILITY: Main Street/Home Based
JOB STATUS: Full time
Care Manager for our Home To Stay Program, Full Time, Bartow. $14+ per hour depending on experience and qualifications. This is a bachelor level position and is designed to assist with successfully reunifying children with their parents in Circuit 10 after removal due to abuse, neglect or abandonment by providing intensive in home services. This is a 24/7 program so designated schedule may be flexible and vary. Bachelor's degree in social work/human services required. Minimum of two years' experience in family-centered practice required. Age 21+ to be a qualified driver.
This is a bachelor level position and is designed to assist with successfully reunifying children with their parents in Circuit 10 after removal due to abuse, neglect or abandonment by providing intensive in home services. The Care Manager works closely with the parents and the child/children in their homes and in the community to assist where needed in order to have a successful reunification with their child and prevent further removal. Families are typically open with the Home To Stay program 7 to 10 months.
In the performance of their respective task and duties, all employees are expected to conform to the following:
1.Fully understand and consistently exhibit all of Peace River Center's Core Values, while fostering the same with all direct reports
2.Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision
3.Interact professionally with other employees, customer and vendors
4.Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments
5.Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations
•Ability to provide counseling, in-home parenting, anger management, crisis intervention/safety plans, substance abuse education, domestic violence education, stress management, financial planning, employment assistance, assistance with hygiene issues/hazardous conditions as needed to the families.
•Ability to assist family in attaining goals for successful reunification.
•Ability to conduct family assessments/interventions including participation in Family Team Conferences.
•Ability to maintain linkages and establish good rapport with the Department of Children and Families/Heartland for Children, and other community agencies within Circuit 10.
•Ability to utilize support funds as needed.
•Ability to attend all scheduled work hours, meetings, trainings, and other center functions, including on-call as required.
•Ability to perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
•Ability to interact professionally with other employees, customers and vendors.
•Ability to work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments
•Ability to work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
•Ability to meet state mandated background check and screening requirements.
•Employees offices will be located at the same PRC location where they should work to begin and end their day, unless their day begins or ends in the field.
•This is a 24/7 program so designated schedule may be flexible and vary.
Bachelor's degree in social work or human services related field
Minimum of two years' experience in family-centered practice required
Upon hire, 40 hours of contract training is required and must be completed prior to providing direct services to families
An additional 40 hours of enhancement training annually including all PRC required training
Knowledge and Skills:
Excellent written and verbal skills
Good interpersonal communication skills
Good organizational skills
Ability to work with diverse populations and diverse family structures
Ability to provide counseling to children, youth, adults as well as family counseling
Flexibility to work independently
Ability to work within a flexible schedule including weekends
Good Time Management Skills
Comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations
Life Safety Equipment (fire extinguisher)
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables
Ability to make quality decisions with limited amount of supervision
Clean driving record
Must be able to meet DOT driving requirements of age 21 and possess a valid Florida's driver's license.
Provide and maintain proof of insurance for bodily injury coverage of $50,000/$100,000.
Must have reliable transportation.
Machines, Equipment, Tools:
Computer, Telephone, Fax, Calculator, Cell phones, Air Cards/Lap top, Copy Machine
Lap Top/Air Cards and cell phones will be used in the field . Equipment will not be for personal use. Employees will utilize the Main Street printer and fax to print and send required documents.
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