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School Services Case Manager - Temporary

at Home Start

Home Start offers competitive salaries.
Posted: 8/26/2020
Job Status: Full Time,Contract/Temporary

Job Description

Home Start, founded in 1972, is seeking an experienced individual to provide case management and supportive services on a full-time temporary basis.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts family assessments consistent with program requirements.
  2. Provides safety planning, education, support and case management services to family’s referred by partner school districts including identification of families’ needs and goals.
  3. Provides services to clients including, but not limited to supportive counseling, crisis intervention, mentoring, and assistance with completing applications for public assistance.
  4. Teaches and demonstrates goal setting and decision making.
  5. Provides support to families in identifying and obtaining community and COVID
  6. Maintains a flexible working schedule to accommodate families’ schedule.
  7. Maintains accurate and timely case records documenting all services provided.
  8. Maintains monthly reporting and data entry as required by the contract.
  9. Monitors participants’ progress in developing skills needed to assure positive outcomes
  10. Assures security of confidential information and materials.
  11. Networks and develops relationships with various community service agencies.
  12. Attends agency, program and collaborative meetings as assigned.
  13. Accepts direction and reports to team leader for direct supervision.
  14. Attends and participates in training as appropriate

Skill / Requirements

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in social work, psychology, education and/or related human services field. Demonstrated experience in case management, child abuse, trauma informed support, domestic violence, low income, family-based services and/or commensurate experience may qualify.  Knowledge: Knowledge of community resources.  Abilities:  Demonstrated ability to be culturally sensitive and respect diversity.   Ability to provide support, structure, empathy, sound judgement and insight into human behavior and family relations. Skills: Effective communication skills.  Must be a team player and be able to work independently. Computer literate as appropriate.  Bilingual in Spanish or Arabic preferred.  Other Requirements: Must have a valid California driver’s license, insurance and a reliable vehicle and be willing to use it on the job.