Center For Family Services is seeking an individual with experience with administrative duties for the Case Aide position at the Juntos Program. The Case Aide is a motivated, culturally sensitive individual who is dedicated to the care of program youth and assisting the Case Management Team. 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: Atlantic County, NJ
Duties and Responsibilities:
Displays professional demeanor in all interactions with children, adults, and families served, as well as colleagues, and/or community members.
Assists lead case managers and case managers with shelter residents.
Answers phones, greets visitors, opens and distributes mail.
Assists in completing progress notes, collects statistics, and completes written reports as required.
Meets with the designated program supervisor and clinical supervisor regularly for time structuring and case planning.
When necessary, case management staff are required to work collaboratively with agencies which conduct home studies and provide post release services.
Assists in maintaining 24-hour case management coverage and provides rotating on-call emergency coverage as needed.
Transports youth to various appointments including medical, recreational, educational, and employment appointments.
Assists with case management for youth assigned to caseload and assists in other advocacy for sheltered youth as needed.
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree or related field preferred
Three to five years' experience working with youth
Two or more years working in an administrative support capacity
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.