Case Manager - Kinship, Egg Harbor Township NJ

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Position Summary:

Center for Family Services is seeking a motivated, flexible, outgoing Case Manager for the Kinship Wraparound Program. The Case Manager is responsible for case management services for the Kinship program including, but not limited to: strong child/home assessment skills, investigating, verifying & documenting information gathered from home visits; keeping accurate records; providing home visits to all referred Kinship Care families; preparing reports; making appropriate referrals to community services; maintaining strong working relationship with the court system, DCP&P and other community partners by acting as an inter-agency and community liaison. Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply!

Location: Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Regard all information about clients as confidential
  • Provide home visits to all referred Kinship Care families, maintaining respect for the 
  • clients at all times
  • Provide direct service in assisting eligible kinship caregivers with their application for 
  • legal guardianship and eligibility for the Kinship Care Subsidy Program
  • Complete and submit court assessment(s) to the appropriate Superior Court, Family Part
  • Secure proper documentation to verify relationship, residence, age, and income
  • Complete a home study, to include but not limited to: an interview with the caregiver, 
  • and all adult members of the household; a tour of the caregiver's home, (including the outside grounds); and, an observation and interview with the relative children
  • Arrange for criminal history, domestic violence, and child abuse record background 
  • checks of all adults living in the caregiver's home
  • Prepare written reports to the State documenting findings from the investigation 
  • Provide case management including problem-solving, consultation, interviewing, 
  • coordination of services, appropriate community referral when indicated, advocacy and detailed record keeping of client progress, and preparing reports related to the provision of service
  • Promote and recruit families to program
  • To maintain records on all families referred
  • To perform all designated duties as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree with two (2) years experience preferred
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • Successful experience working with individuals, groups, and families in a direct service situation
  • Strong interviewing, assessment, and case management skills
  • General knowledge of the resources available in the communities served by this program
  • Ability to make independent decisions with guidance and supervision
  • Possess successful experience providing direct services to adolescents
  • Exhibit sensitivity in a multicultural work setting and an understanding in human relations
  • Must have strong communication, writing, organization, and computer skills
  • Current driver's license & good driving record of 3 years
  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration

About Employment at Center For Family Services:

Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit Center For Family Services website at www.centerffs.org.

Disclaimer: 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.

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