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Case Manager

Huckleberry House, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Columbus, OH posted November 9, 2021.

SUMMARY:

Provides case management and community support to clients in order to meet individual needs and to increase overall stability

Provides independent living skill instruction to assist clients in successfully becoming independent & self-sufficient

CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS (COMPETENCIES) (What knowledge, skills and abilities are needed for success in this position?)
Ability to creatively problem solve with clients and families
Exhibits concern/empathy for clients and their life experiences
Ability to work autonomously and identify/communicate issues to the PSH Service Coordinator
Knowledge of independent living skills
Ability to assess client functioning and apply teaching methods appropriately
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES / ACTIVITIES

1.

Completes an independent living assessment to identify areas of intervention that will increase the independence and functionality of clients.

2.

Utilizes active treatment plans and independent living assessments to develop an Independent Living Plan with clear goals and objectives.

3.

Provides referral support and linkage for youth with mental health issues and other applicable barriers to increase access to community resources and services.

4.

Provides day to day feedback and support for clients as well as crisis intervention as needed.

5.

Attends and participates in team meetings and small group discussions.

6.

Participates in service coordination with other providers and support people.

7.

Assists clients in developing skills that support independence.

Skills include those needed to participate in educational programs, enroll in public benefits, obtain and maintain employment, manage mental and physical health issues and maintain permanent housing.

8.

Educates youth on the skill sets of budgeting, banking and money management, grocery planning and shopping for nutritional meal preparation, household maintenance skills, and options for accessing community healthcare, transportation and housing.

9.

Educates and supports clients on parenting and developing a healthy relationship with their babies/toddlers utilizing the Partners in Parenting Education Curriculum.

10.

Participates in 24-hour on-call support
– by phone and/or in person as needed.

11.

Accurately completes all paperwork, including all HMIS data collection and data needed to measure independent living plan progress.

12.

Actively builds and maintains cooperative relationships with landlords in the community to ensure the availability of living facilities for program participants.

13.

Plans and conducts group sessions with clients as requested.

14.

Transports clients in agency-owned or personal vehicle as needed.

15.

Maintains required caseload and/or meets established productivity standards.

16.

Accurately completes documentation in a timely manner.

17.

Serves on an agency committee.

18.

Completes other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, CREDENTIALS AND QUALIFICATIONS

1.

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.

/ B.S.) in Social Work or related field from four-year college or university; or three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

2.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

3.

Ability to problem solve, resolve conflict, and negotiate.

4.

Computer literate with strong data entry skills.

5.

Ability to relate to and have empathy for young people.

6.

Self-starter, works with minimal supervision.

7.

Holds and maintains a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and valid insurance.

REQUIRED TRAININGS

Completes required trainings, including but not limited to:
Core training
CPI non-violent crisis intervention
CPR
First aid
Cultural competency
Parent education training
Other training programs as directed by the PSH Service Coordinator
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Works at various locations in the community.

May require ability to sit, move about, climb stairs, and operate telephone and personal computer.

Must drive personal vehicle in order to accomplish work objectives.

Must be accessible via cell phone.

May be required to work a nonstandard work week.

May work evening or night shift hours.

Overtime as required.

ADA:

The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job.

Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Schedule:
Monday to Friday
COVID-19 considerations:
COVID vaccination is a condition of employment.

Education:
High school or equivalent (Required)
Work Location:
One location
Work Remotely:
No
Work Location: One location