Bilingual (English/Spanish) Case Manager- Juntos- Woodbury

Summary:

Center For Family Services is seeking an individual with experience counseling high-risk youth and families for the Case Manager position at the Juntos Program. The Case Manager is a motivated, culturally sensitive individual who is dedicated to the care of program youth. The Case Management Team will coordinate and provide individual and group living skills assessments and training for all youth within the Juntos program as well as monitor and perform individualized life skills instruction.

Location: Woodbury, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities:

Implements and administers a case management system that tracks and monitors a UC's progress
on a regular basis to ensure that each UC receives the full range of program services in an
integrated and comprehensive manner.

Completes all steps required to safely release UC to appropriate sponsors promptly and, on
average, within 30 days of referral. This includes legal, medical and trauma-informed evidence
based practices.

Designs Sponsor reunification plan for each youth assigned to caseload at the onset of the youth's
shelter placement, and update the plan on a weekly basis.

Transports youth to various appointments including medical, recreational, educational, and
employment appointments.

Performs other crisis intervention, counseling, youth supervision and other related activities as
necessary to meet 24-hour operational activities of shelter program.

Advocates for youth with the court system, local and state agencies, ORR, family members, etc.

Does progress notes, collects statistics and completes written reports as required. Case
management team is also responsible for maintenance of the ORR/DCS database, UC Portal. All
placement, transfer, and release requests, as well as all significant incident reports are processed


Job Requirements:

  • Certified Social Worker (CSW) or equivalent certification, if applicable.

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree or related field, or extensive experience.

  • Three to five years' experience working with youth

  • Two years' experience counseling high-risk youth and families, one-year experience in providing group counseling services

  • Excellent written documentation and data entry skills

  • Required to contribute to a highly detailed electronic health record and in other related systems

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (conversational Spanish required, fluent Spanish preferred)

  • Current driver's license with a great driving record of at least three years

  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration

  • Must successfully submit to and pass medical, criminal, motor vehicle and other background checks

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.

All interested applicants should submit a cover letter, indicating the desired position and salary requirements, along with resume.