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Kinship Navigator Case Manager 

Description

Looking for a full-time Kinship Case Manager (minimum of 35 hours)

 

Job Summary:

You will provide provide support services to grandparents, relatives, children, and other caregivers. These services include information and referral, case management, Kinship Legal Guardianship, and Wraparound services.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Evaluate and assess current and immediate needs of kinship families relating to families goals and needs at time of first initial request and on an on-going basis
  • Conduct home visits, collect documentation, and complete written assessment
  • Establish a trusting relationship with families through phone contact
  • Provide to families information and referral to accessible services
  • Engage and provide support to families through the information and referral process
  • Guide caregivers through the application process, including conducting an initial hierarchical needs assessment and providing additional information for referral to appropriate services
  • Be a liaison between caregivers, the program's contractor, and appropriate service providers
  • Promote advocacy skills, empowering clients through appropriate program and service education
  • Provide linkage referrals
  • Complete documentation within the program's allotted timeframe, as set by Program Manager and Program deliverables

 

What We Need to See:

  • Associate Degree degree in social work or other behavioral health discipline from an accredited college or university OR you may substitute additional experience as indicated on a year-for-year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience. 
  • 1+ year work experience working with families, children and adolescent populations
  • A valid driver's license and must be insurable by agency's automobile insurance

 

What We Offer:

  • Sign-on bonus
  • 401K, no matching needed
  • High plan insurance at a generous cost
  • Union benefits
  • Life and Disability insurance
  • Per diem opportunities
  • Excellent supervision and training
  • Continuing education, tuition reimbursement and eligibility for loan forgiveness
  • 10% daycare discount

 

About CarePlus New Jersey:
CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus follows Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq and NJ Law Against Discrimination.
Care Plus NJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has clarified that asking employees whether they have received the COVID-19 vaccine is not a disability-related inquiry under the ADA. Care Plus as a healthcare provider mandates that all new hires have the COVID vaccination before the start date of employment. Requiring all employees to have the COVID vaccination is for protecting our employees and the clients we serve. Therefore, before Orientation you will upload proof of your COVID vaccination or at the very least, proof of your first vaccine shot. Failure to have this information uploaded to the onboarding portal may result in delay of your start date and/or withdrawal of the job offer.
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.

 
Position Requirements  
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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