The Case Manager is responsible for coordinating case management and family reunification services for children in an on-site children’s residential facility. Responsible for the safe and timely release of all children to appropriate care. They ensure contractual requirements and client expectations are met at the on-site residential facility. Reports to the Lead Case Manager.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Coordinates case management and family reunification services for children Initiates and maintains direct contact with each child and the child’s family while the child is in contract care in order to efficiently advance the child’s family reunification and release the child from the facility Identifies potential family members or other sponsors for reunification.
- Facilitates the timely release or discharge of children to identified family members or authorized caregiver/custodian and documents the provision of services in each child’s case file Supports family members or other sponsors to assist them with understanding the process and the child’s needs.
- Conducts and documents unaccompanied child (UAC) assessments in accordance with contract policies and procedures Reports significant incidents in accordance with contract policies and procedures Works closely with counselors and care coordinators to ensure communication Maintains the contact Database in accordance with contact policies and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor. Performs duties in a safe manner. Follows the corporate safety policy. Participates and supports safety meetings, training, and goals. Ensures the safety and security of all UAC and the safe operating conditions within area of responsibility. Assists in active implementation of company initiatives to ensure compliance with OSHA VPP, ISO, JCAHO, AAAHC, and other mandated regulations/standards.
Compensation - $19.41/Hr