Doors of Hope
Post- Release Case Manager
Doors of Hope
Case Manager will work with serving women who suffer from mental health and substance abuse within the homeless and justice system to successfully re-enter society with life skills to be self-sufficient and reduce recidivism.
- Meet with each client once weekly for the first 90 days for case management services and bi-weekly after 90 days, following a trauma-informed care model.
- Establishes plan of care with client that includes daily schedules and routines; identifies needs and coordinates services, connects and links to community resources, transportation and escorts when appropriate
- Facilitates, connects and oversees program progress of each client – this may include, but is not limited to:
- Basic needs (clothing, food, legal identification)
- Transitional housing
- Pro-social life skills
- Cognitive behavioral therapy
- Legal issues
- Job skills
- Mental health care
- Relapse prevention involvement
- Finding permanent housing
- Proper documentation of case notes in agency required databases
- Conduct thorough client resident inspections
- Ensure all clients on caseload are creating and accomplishing client-centered goals that are monitored and updated regularly
- Observes progress by continually re-assessing needs; monitoring and evaluating goals and objectives set by client in the plan of care and maintaining progress notes
- Facilitating interdisciplinary approaches
- Analyzes therapeutic case records from clinicians, as needed, to identify and ensure goals, objectives, and community resources are documented and progress is monitored.
- Monitors cases by verifying clients’ attendance, observing and documenting any self-reported value and comfort level of clinical treatment while in the program, advocates for needed services and entitlements, obtains additional resources, intervenes in crises, and provides personal support
- Monitors and documents daily progress of significant changes in client’s behavior, achievements, or barriers in order to provide additional resources
- Communicates clients’ progress by participating in weekly Doors of Hope team meetings and evaluations
- Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing programming outcomes and results
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and professional development through trainings and professional organizations
- Perform other duties as assigned
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s Degree or working towards a Bachelor’s degree in social work, criminal justice or a related field
- Experience working with re-entry, substance use disorders, mental health, or co-occurring disorder preferred
- Previous case management preferred
- Excellent documentation skills.
- Possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record
- A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality concerning participants and fellow employees.
- Ability to appropriately respond to crisis situations
- Effective Communication: Ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and technological means; actively listening and expressing oneself clearly, to ensure those that need specific information acquire it; plan and deliver communication that makes an impact and persuades the audience.
- Initiative and Self-motivation: Plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions; makes constructive suggestions; prepares for problems or opportunities in advance; undertakes additional responsibilities; responds to situations as they arise with minimal supervision.
- Stress Tolerance: Displays emotional resilience and the ability to withstand pressure on an on-going basis; Deals with difficult situations while maintaining performance; Seeks support from others when necessary and uses appropriate coping techniques
- Team Work: Works collaboratively with other to achieve goals and objectives; continually tries to improve team effectiveness; hold self and others accountable for team performance; motivates and encourages all members to work together in order to achieve maximum results; Supports group decisions and puts group goals ahead of own goals; effectively interacts with others
- Skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook in order to keep records, communicate within and
- outside of the Agency and organize pertinent data and program materials.
- Regular work attendance.
- 4 day work weeks
- 10 paid holidays
- Health Insurance reimbursement
How to Apply
Please email your resume to HR at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date Posted: March 16, 2023
- Type: Full-Time
- Job Function: Other
- Service Area: Social / Human Services
- Salary Range: $37,000-$40,000
- Working Hours: 36 hrs/wk, TUES-FRI, 8:30am-5:30pm