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Case Manager 

About the Organization For over 60 years, The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region has helped people with intellectual and developmental disabilities build better lives one person at a time.

We provide support services and advocacy to 400 adults and children and their families in Harford and Cecil Counties. The Arc supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to create lives that mirror yours and mine: students attending neighborhood schools, adults going to work and living in their own homes, and individuals enjoying the social and recreational opportunities in their communities. We are a private, non-profit local chapter of The Arc of Maryland and The Arc of The United States, the largest volunteer organization in the world devoted exclusively to improving the quality of life for all adults and children with developmental disabilities.

The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  
Category Case Management  
Description

Position Summary:

The Vocational Case Manager is responsible for ensuring the supported individuals are working toward their individual vocational goals. They assist in identifying community resources, provide support and intervention where needed in the work place and act as a liaison with family members. The Vocational Case Manager serves as an advocate for the individuals on his/her caseload in ensuring all necessary services are provided.


Position Responsibilities:

In a manner consistent with supporting The Arc NCR Mission Statement the Case Manager, Vocational Services shall do the following:

Quality Supports
• Facilitates team meetings and family conferences to problem solve and develop plans of action as needed
• Prepare and maintain records and case files, including documentation such as Individuals' personal and eligibility information, services provided, narratives of individual contacts, and relevant correspondence.
• Develop IP plans that fit individuals' aptitudes, education levels, physical abilities, and career goals.
• Monitor and record individuals' progress to ensure that goals and objectives are met.
• Confer with individuals to discuss their options and goals so that organizational programs and plans for accessing needed services can be developed.
• Confer with individuals to discuss their options and goals so that organizational programs and plans for accessing needed services can be developed.
• Maintain close contact with individuals during job training and placements to resolve problems and evaluate placement adequacy.
• Confer with physicians, psychologists, occupational therapists, and other professionals to develop and implement client rehabilitation programs.
• Arrange for physical, mental, academic, vocational, and other evaluations to obtain information for assessing individuals' needs and developing IP plans.
• Analyze information from interviews, educational and medical records, consultation with other professionals, and diagnostic evaluations to assess individuals' abilities, needs, and eligibility for services.
• Develop and maintain relationships with community referral sources, such as schools and community groups.
• Locate barriers to client employment, such as inaccessible work sites, inflexible schedules, and transportation problems, and work with individuals to develop strategies for overcoming these barriers.
• Collaborate with individuals' families to implement IP plans such as behavioral, residential, social, and employment goals.
• Participate in job development and placement programs, contacting prospective employers, placing individuals in jobs, and evaluating the success of placements.
• Arrange for on-site job coaching or assistive devices, such as specially equipped wheelchairs, to help individuals adapt to work or school environments.
• Works in conjunction with other organizational departments to ensure the needs of individuals served are met utilizing all resources available.


Quality Team Members
• Assist in the training and onboarding of new Vocational team members as necessary.

Financial Excellence


Other duties may be assigned

 
Position Requirements Education, Training and Experience:
• Associates in Social Work or Human Services required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
• Two (2) years of experience working with individuals with differing abilities which may substitute for the Associates requirement.
• Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

Other Requirements

• Access to reliable transportation
• Active valid driver's license and driving record that has no more than two (2) points.
• Maintenance of all required trainings under DDA guidelines and The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region policies and procedures
• Flexibility of scheduling to meet agency and program needs
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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