South Middlesex Opportunity Council Case Manager-CSPECH in Worcester, Massachusetts
Why Work for SMOC?
Flexible schedule, work/life balance and a 35-hour work week.
Paid Time Off: All full-time employees can accrue up to 3 weeks of vacation, 2 weeks of sick time and are eligible for 12 paid holidays during their first year of employment.
Employer Paid Life Insurance & AD&D and Long-Term Disability after 6 months of employment.
Two Comprehensive Medical Plans with HRA Employer cost-sharing and 79% of premiums covered by the Employer.
Dental w/ Orthodontic Coverage with 75% of premiums covered by the Employer
EyeMed Vision Insurance
403(B) Retirement Plan with a company match on day one.
Additional voluntary benefits including – additional Term and Whole Life Insurance policies, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, and Short-Term Disability.
Flexible Spending Accounts, Dependent Care Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement and more.
Provide case management services to participants in a program serving chronically homeless individuals with relapse histories. Case management includes initial and ongoing assessment with regular follow up and referrals/linkages to community- based services. Perform home visits & provide group facilitation.
Ensure adherence to policies and protocols for programs serving chronically homeless individuals, including guidelines for meals, curfews, meeting attendance, client transportation to appointments, etc.
Develop regular program schedule including activities, meetings, meals, etc. Access external resources as appropriate including guest speakers, etc.
Ensure all participants meet the Hud requirements for entry into the program and that al required documentation is included in the client file.
Conduct initial service needs assessment with all clients entering the program. Develop Individual Services Plan with each participant within three days of entry into the program.
Work closely with Shelter staff, Relapse Prevention Managers and Sober Hosing staff to identify new program participants.
Maintain daily contact with clients actively involved in the program.
Establish and maintain regular contact schedule with all participants for a period of at least 24 months.
Maintain appropriate files and case notes for each participant.
Ensure accurate statistical data is maintained and reported monthly.
Outreach to treatment programs and other community-based resources to establish contacts for client referral; keep detailed log of all referrals made.
Provide crisis intervention (24-hour cell phone coverage).
Engage all clients by understanding and addressing their needs whether within or outside the scope of work.
Attend & participate in engagement team meetings as requested and communicate effectively with clients and staff n other areas.
Maintain confidentiality of client, employee and agency information in accordance with federal and state laws and funder requirements.
Ensure compliance with program/department, agency and/or funder requirements, as well as SMOC policies & procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s Degree in related field. May be substituted with a minimum of 5 years working with the target population.
Safe and reliable transportation.
Substance abuse experience required.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Previous experience with group facilitation preferred.
Directly reports to Property Manager, CSPECH
Direct reports of this position are none.
Ability to drive a vehicle.
Ability to ascend/descend stairs.
Travel within the state will be required. As part of the responsibilities of this position, the Case Manager, CSPECH will have direct or incidental contact with clients served by SMOC in various programs funded or administered through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. A successful background check is required.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
35 Hours per week