Hi, we got a new job opening for Case Manager – Bilingual (English/Spanish) in Florida United Children’s Home
Company : Florida United Children’s Home
Location : Enterprise, FL 32725
position : Case Manager – Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Since opening our door in 1908, Florida United Methodist Children’s Home (FUMCH) has served children and families’ diverse needs by focusing on providing food, shelter, a safe environment, all to meet each child’s emotional, physical, social, and cognitive needs.
We’re looking for enthusiastic heroes to join our fantastic Case Manager (Bilingual – Spanish English) team!
WHY JOIN US?
Opportunity to make a positive difference
Inspiring mission-driven work culture
Premium Employee Benefits Package
Healthy Work-Life Balance
Beautiful 120-acre campus, lined with historic oak trees, on the banks of Lake Monroe
SUMMARYThe Caminos Case Manager assesses the needs of unaccompanied children in care, develops Individual Service Plans, screens for human trafficking concerns, facilitates the safe and timely release or discharge of children and youth, and documents the provision of services in case files.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in the behavioral sciences, human services, or social services fields.
Two years of child welfare and/or case management experience is preferred.
Fluently speaks, reads and writes in Spanish and English is required
Sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics
Ability to analyze and condense information
Excellent organization skills with the ability to successfully meet deadlines
Ability to multi-task and manage client caseloads
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Florida’s Driver’s License
Proof of Immunizations
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position regularly requires flexible work hours based on the needs of the program to include evening and weekend work.
Acts as a primary point of contact and liaison for the youth, family, identified sponsors, and external agencies.
Responsible for the completion of admission requirements, assessments and Individual Service Plans within regulatory timeframes and including the participation of the youth, family, and potential sponsors.
Responsible for participating in weekly case reviews and providing comprehensive case updates in both oral and written formats.
Responsible for making recommendations related to the safe release of youth in the program, based upon a thorough assessment and vetting of potential sponsors.
Work collaboratively with external stakeholders, maintaining positive relationships while ensuring that the safety and confidentiality of the youth are upheld at all times.
Coordinates the timely collection and completion of required documentation for youth in care.
Ensures that the youth received the full range of services identified in the ISP in an integrated and comprehensive manner.
Provides assessment of the relationship between the youth and the sponsor, utilizing safe screening methods to ensure that the identified sponsor is an appropriate placement for the youth.
Provides direct assistance to the sponsor to ensure thorough completion of documentation required for timely release of the youth.
Creates required time-sensitive reports and documentation of progress toward discharge.
Provides daily, weekly and monthly submission of required updates to internal and external team members.
Facilitate regular case management meetings for individuals, groups, and families.
Evaluate the child’s/youth’s/family’s progress toward goal attainment on a designated basis in line with individual service planning and discharge plan goals.
Responsible for taking the lead role in making the transfer and release recommendations, as well as coordinating the release of a youth from care in accordance with regulatory timeframes.
Maintain effective working relationships with families, children/youth, colleagues, consultants, and community agencies.
Complete required documentation and reports within the defined timelines.
Ensure assigned case records meet documentation standards as defined by both federal and state regulations.
Demonstrates knowledge of and familiarity with the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home along with the Board of Child Care and Office of Refugee Resettlement Policy and Procedures relating to the care and supervision of Unaccompanied Children. This includes knowledge of legal background and authority governing the practice as related to working with Unaccompanied Children.
Ensure filing compliance in accordance with ORR and state regulations related to position documentation responsibility.
Bi-lingual in English and Spanish with the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports. Ability to effectively present information.
HEROES WORK HERE!
Equal Employment Opportunity
The Florida United Methodist Children’s Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation/gender identity, place of national origin and other categories protected by law are not factors in employment, promotion, compensation or working conditions.
Remote interview process
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $41,000.00 per year
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health savings account
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Work Location: One location