Family Preventive Case Worker Bilingual (Entry Level) 107 views1 application

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Total Years Experience 3-5
  • Education 2-year degree
Description

1. Manage a minimum caseload of fifteen (15) cases.

2. Provide crisis intervention to the parents and/or children in the community, including the Latino community.

3. Maintain appropriate communications and interaction with other human service providers, such as Probation, Foster Care, Child Protective Service, schools, and community agencies

4. Provide counseling on an individual and/or group basis as necessary to meet the needs of the program participants.

5. Contacts will occur weekly to bi-weekly and more often if the need arises. The Caseworker will meet with youth and families in their homes, at the program site offices, and/or at the recreational site.

6. The Caseworker must have the flexibility to meet the needs of youth and their families sometimes after work hours. Therefore, some evening or weekend work hours may be required on an as-needed basis.

7. Refer special problems of participants to the appropriate program staff within the Urban League, refer parents to parenting classes, and assist youth and families in accessing support services available in the community.

8. Maintain appropriate records in a timely fashion as required, to ensure effective program operation, i.e., case planning for the Youth and family, maintenance of all case records on program participants, attend all FASP’s conferences, and attend all necessary court appearances, prepare necessary Court papers and summaries, etc.

9. Participate in training and orientation as required for effective program operation.

10. Casework 70% in the field 30% in the Office

11. Perform other relevant duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Requirements
  • Bilingual with fluency in English and Spanish, preferred
  • Minimum Associates degree or equivalent in social work or another human services area (i.e., criminal justice, social science) and three years of experience working with families and children in an urban setting.
  • Must have knowledge of computer programs Microsoft Word, Excel, Zoom, TEAMS, and Case Management software
  • Must be able to tolerate and handle stressful situations calmly and professionally.
  • Valid NYS driver license, clean driver’s abstract.
  • Reliable transportation is required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable.
  • Knowledge of the issues concerning the minority community and families.