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Case Manager - HWI 

Description

Seeking to hire a full-time Case Manager for the Housing Works Initiative (HWI) department

Job summary

  • Carries designated caseload
  • Assesses clients at intake, during ongoing service delivery and at discharge
  • Collaborates with service providers to establish comprehensive assessments and treatment plans
  • Coordinates continuity of care within the agency, community, jails, hospitals, etc.
  • Formulates comprehensive treatment plans containing relevant goals, measurable objectives (that serve as indicators for evaluating progress) and realistic time frames for achievement; performs reviews of progress and evaluates effectiveness of goals/objectives
  • Engages clients in services and addresses their needs; provides or links to health care services, dental care, benefits, mental health services, substance abuse services, family consultation, crisis intervention and vocational/educational/employment services; etc.
  • Recognizes and addresses gaps in service and actively collaborates for resolution
  • Maintains case files on every assigned client
  • Participates in Case Collaboration meetings with supervisor or collaborating agencies, as directed
  • Links clients to community service providers that meet the client's service goals as well as achieve service outcome targets
  • Acts as liaison and maintains open communication with existing case management entities linked with the client. Provides supplemental assistance, as appropriate
  • Communicates client progress, needs and concerns through case review, collaboration meetings and documentation
  • Completes ongoing evaluations/reassessments through regular contact with clients to assess changing needs and progress towards goals. Such contact should consist of home visits, client telephone conferences, client office visits and visits to other community locations
  • Assists clients in completing appropriate forms to ensure their basic financial needs are met (i.e. Medicaid, SSI, SSD, food stamps, GA, etc.)
  • Responds to client-defined crisis, as needed and consults with supervisor regarding each situation before taking action
  • Utilizes own vehicle for outreaches
  • Transports clients as needed in agency vehicle
  • Participates in team building and training, as assigned
  • Participates in special projects, as directed
  • Participates in quality assurance activities and cross-functional action teams
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Main Site  
About the Organization CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.





Operating out of over 23 sites - including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices - our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.





For more information, visit www.CarePlusNJ.org.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  
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Full Time or Part Time None Specified 

supervisorUID None Specified 

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