PART TIME CASE MANAGER in Lancaster, CA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 11/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: ANTELOPE VALLEY DRC

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Responsibilities
 
With your experience in nonprofit and/or social services as our Case Manager, you will be providing support and structure to residents in developing program plans by managing a caseload of client cases and administering the policies and procedures of the program as directed by the contracting agency and the Facility Director. You will be learning, using and modeling the principles of the “What Works” system through evidence-based practices in all interactions with clients and other staff members. In addition, you will be training and assisting less experienced Case Managers.
 
Additional responsibilities for the Case Manager with a nonprofit or social services background include:

  • Possibly performing duties that include resident/client intakes, check-ins, breath analysis and drug screens, to provide backup when necessary
  • Preparing written personalized programs to establish measurable criteria of expected behavior and accomplishments and a time frame for achieving specified goals
  • Reviewing plan with residents/clients on a weekly basis and documenting progress or revisions so that they are gaining the life skills necessary to make a successful re-entry into the community
  • Assisting residents to establish personal budget, locating suitable housing, enrolling in educational and vocational programs and participating in family and community activities, as appropriate; ensuring that they are working towards financial independence
  • Monitoring facility sanitation and safety; assigning daily housekeeping chores to residents to comply with facility standards
  • Possibly orienting residents upon arrival at facility to provide smooth assimilation into program including having them complete paperwork, take facility tours or introducing to other residents
  • Making entries into confidential resident files to provide the structure for case analysis and program planning and to provide documentation of program participation; ensuring files are secure to protect resident confidentiality
  • Assisting Job Developers in verifying residents'/clients’ jobs to ensure residents'/clients’ employment is suitable under established program plan; counseling unemployed residents/clients by providing guidance in obtaining employment in cooperation with the Job Developer
  • Performing other duties as required

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services discipline or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Up to one-year experience providing services to adult or juvenile treatment populations
  • A minimum of two years experience may be required for Reentry Offices.
  • Substance abuse or domestic violence certification or the ability to become certified preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of case management, referral services and interventions in both group and individual modalities.
  • Basic knowledge of criminal justice system.
  • Good presentation, public speaking and facilitation skills.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills with internal and external contacts at all levels.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) skills may be required

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