Employment Opportunities

There are currently three job openings listed
 

 

ADULT CARE MANAGER

 

CHILDREN'S SUPPORTIVE CASE MANAGER

 

 

FAMILY ASSESSMENT WORKER / FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER

 

 


NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Qualified candidates please apply to the appropriate Director as listed

 

 

POSITION: ADULT CARE MANAGER

 

QUALIFICATIONS:Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.Minimum of 1-2 years specialized training and experience with SPMI or mentally disabled population;experience with linkage and coordination of community services and emergency services; experience in substance abuse treatment valued..Valid NYS driver’s license. Use of personal vehicle during work hours.

 

DUTIES:

  • Provides direct care management contacts to consumers.
  • Maintains consistent and on-going contact with consumers and families while fulfilling unit of service expectations and working on their treatment plan goals with clients.
  • Conducts initial intake interview and needs assessment to determine treatment goals.
  • Prepares professionally accurate and updated case documentation.
  • Prepares statistical and administrative reports on a timely basis
  • Provides regular, supportive client contact; emotional support; daily living counseling; legal advocacy; financial counseling; representation regarding rights and entitlements; education medical check-ups and prevention practices.
  • Facilitates linkage to appropriate services; coordination of hospitalization admission and discharge; mental health education to clients, families, and community.
  • Assures client linkages to services for 24 hour coverage.
  • Establishes working relationships with referral sources and other related service agencies
  • Reviews current practices to advocate for change when needed, particularly those needed by families and minority populations.
  • Teams with billing staff to ensure client active Medicaid status and accurate, complete client billing.

 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director, Care Management

Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

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POSITION: CHILDREN'S SUPPORTIVE CASE MANAGER

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related.Minimum of 1-2 years specialized training and experience with SED children, adolescents and their families; experience with coordination of community children’s services, emergency services, family court & legal issues, and education system. Valid NYS driver’s license. Use of personal vehicle during work hours.

 

 

DUTIES:

  • Provides direct social work contacts to 20 SED children and their families.
  • Maintains consistent and on-going contact with client and families while fulfilling unit of service expectations.
  • Establishes working relationships with referral sources and other related service agencies.
  • Prepares professionally accurate and updated case documentation.
  • Provides emotional support; daily living counseling; parenting education; referral for assessment and treatment; legal advocacy; school coordination and advocacy.
  • Facilitates linkage to appropriate services; coordination of hospitalization admission and discharge; mental health education to clients, families, and community.
  • Assures client linkages to services for 24 hour coverage.
  • Reviews current practices to advocate for change when needed, particularly those needed by families and minority populations.
  • Teams with billing staff to ensure client active Medicaid status and accurate, complete client billing.

 

 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director,Care Management
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

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POSITION: FAMILY ASSESSMENT WORKER/FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER

 

QUALIFICATIONS:High School Diploma or GED with extensive experience; AAS Degree or BA/BS Degree in a Health and Human Service field preferred. Experience in home visiting preferred; knowledge of normal child growth/development and parent-child relationships; knowledge of community resources; maturity and experience in working with families and children..Valid New York State Driver’s License and RegistrationUse of a personal vehicle Live near or in target areaAvailable to families during non-typical work hours.

 

                                      

                                 

DUTIES:

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES FAMILY ASSESSMENT WORKER:  

  • Reviews hospital or clinical records in accordance with confidentiality policies.
  • Conducts interviews with parents prenatally or immediately after birth in the home to determine eligibility for the home visitation program while at the same time identifying other needs.
  • Conducts and scores Kempe Assessments.
  • Refers to Healthy Families Niagara Home Visiting Program or other community resources as needed.
  • Completes referral forms and other forms/reports as necessary.
  • Provides Community or Group presentations and outreach.
  • Attends case conferences with Program Supervisors and Family Support Workers.
  • Seeks out referrals from Health and Human Service Providers in the Community, assists in developing linkages with other community organizations, developing and implementing referral processes and memorandums of understanding.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER:  

  • Initiates and maintains regular (weekly) and long term (up to 5 years) contact/support with families.
  • Visits with families primarily in their home for a minimum of one (1) hour.
  • Directs family centered interventions which are strength based and directed at establishing a trusting relationship.
  • Assists families in strengthening the parent-child relationship.
  • Assists families in improving their skills to optimize the home environment.
  • Assists families in improving the family support system.
  • Increases the family’s ability to problem solve and assume the role of advocate for themselves and their children.
  • Identifies and refers for contact/appointments at other supportive agencies, including health care appointments.
  • Assists family in establishing goals and a plan for accomplishment of the goals.
  • Assesses normal growth and development of the target child.
  • Completes referral forms and other agency forms and reports as necessary.
  • Assists other staff with providing Community or Group presentations and outreach.
  • Attends case conferences with Program Supervisors and Family Assessment Workers.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES GENERAL:  

  • Assists with Program participant Support Groups, Parenting Classes, obtaining donations and any other projects assigned by your Supervisor.
  • Attends and participates in CORE, wrap-around and team trainings.
  • Presents Healthy Families Niagara and FACS Agency services to the community at large.
  • Meets on a regular, planned basis for a minimum of two (2) hours per week with Supervisor at a regularly scheduled time.
 

 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director, Healthy Families Niagara
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

 

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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Qualified candidates please apply to the appropriate Director as listed

 

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