The case manager is responsible for providing case management to the five families in PHI’s residential program. The position includes, but is not limited to: creating treatment plans and empowering residents to achieve self-sufficiency through meeting individual program goals; completing monthly progress reports; meeting weekly with each resident to build rapport and provide case management; communicating with Department of Child Services case managers and probation officers as necessary; assessing rule violations and assigning consequences; and confirming residents’ weekly schedules. This individual will be responsible for ensuring case plans are followed and that appropriate referrals are made.
- Must be able to articulate the mission, goals, and activities of PHI with passion and enthusiasm. Must have understanding and belief in the ability of teen mothers to achieve self-sufficiency and care for their children.
- Must have master's degree in social work, psychology, or counseling from an accredited school.
- Must have at least two years experience working as a case manager, working with teens or at-risk individuals is a plus.
- Must be well-organized, have good communication skills, and have the ability to work with diverse groups.
- Must be flexible, adaptable, and enjoy working in a fast-paced growth environment.
- Must have valid driver’s license and insurance.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Assist the program administrator in arranging and implementing all PHI activities and programs.
- Meet with each resident weekly to develop a case plan and assist resident in meeting program goals.
- Communicate with PHI staff regarding any updates or changes to residents’ schedules.
- Complete background checks for any visitors requested by residents.
- Assist residents in obtaining necessary government documents and assistance (i.e. photo ID, social security card, birth certificate, W.I.C., CCDF, etc.)
- Intervene in crisis situations to de-escalate and process incidents.
- Provide role model behavior, support, encouragement, and guidance for residents.
- Make appropriate referrals and serve as a broker to client services.
- Transport residents to and from required activities or medical appointments.
- Assist program administrator in enforcing policies and procedures for daily care or residents.
- Assist residents with daily routines.
- Supervise student interns as needed.
- Additional duties as assigned.
Please email your resume and cover letter to INFO@projecthomeindy.org. Your cover letter should explain why you are interested in working at Project Home Indy and why you would excel in this position.
Applicants who do not submit the required materials will not be considered.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews will be conducted prior to the listed closing date (October 15, 2017). Thus, it is beneficial to apply early. Job will be posted until filled, which may be prior to the listed closing date.