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Position:  Credentialed Case Manager for Putnam County - Sign on Bonus
Location:  Palatka, FL
Job Id:  100
# of Openings:  1

Credentialed Child Welfare Case Manager - Putnam County, Florida
We are currently offering a $1,000.00 sign-on bonus for candidates hired for our Putnam County office with a current FCB certification for this position. $500.00 will be paid after 90 days and the other $500.00 will be paid after 6 months.

Location: Palatka, FL
Salary Range: 37, 000.00
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Salary Non-Exempt
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Case Management / Operations
Description: To identify and assess child and family needs and evaluate, coordinate and ensure necessary services are provided; provide in-home services to clients; assist and counsel individuals and families by using such activities as delineating alternatives, helping to articulate goals and providing needed information.
 
Duties:
  • Provide case management services (information, plan referrals and linkages).
  • Develop and maintain case records and service documentation according to contract and Community Partnership for Children standards (family assessments, case plans, chrons, JRSSR’s, etc.).
  • Consistently document case activities in FSFN within 24 hours of the event.
  • Complete all required court reports and submit within established deadlines.
  • Testify in court as necessary.
  • Monitor quality of care by conducting face-to-face home/residential visits of the child every 30 days.
  • Coordinate services with other professionals and paraprofessionals.
  • Conduct community outreach as needed.
  • Provide and/or arrange for transportation of clients to appointments, community agencies, etc., as needed.
  • Conduct monthly face-to-face visits with parents of children in Out of Home Care (OHC) to discuss case plan progress.
  • Provide and/or refer families to services, understand and use information from service providers, psychological reports and psychosocial evaluations.
  • Conduct child safety assessments.
  • Serve as on-call case manager after hours as assigned and determine and respond to immediate risk and needs of child.
  • Arrange for emergency placement for children at risk.
  • Explain rights and responsibilities to children and family members.
  • Provide/coordinate support to foster homes and relative/non-relative placements.
  • Provide post placement planning and services.
  • Participate in the quality improvement process.
  • Assist the Case Manager Supervisor by serving as a leader for the unit in the Level 4’s absence.

This list of essential functions is not intended to be exhaustive. Community Partnership for Children reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.
 
Qualifications:
 
REQUIRED:
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in human services related field.
  • Child Protection Professional Certification in the State of Florida.
  • Valid Florida drivers’ license and daily use of personal vehicle for business.

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