The Salvation Army

Kinship Case Manager

US-NJ-Newark
Job ID
2017-3773
Category
Social Services
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Salvation Army, New Jersey Division, Newark West Side Corps is in search of a Kinship Case Manager.  The Kinship Case Manager will provide optimal services to clients of the Kinship Navigator Program so as to enable them to provide the best possible living arrangements and educational opportunities for the children in their custody.

 

This position will work collaboratively with the entire staff of the Newark/Essex County Area Services Command to improve the delivery of services and expand the scope of services provided by The Salvation Army.

 

 

Responsibilities

The duties listed below are the primary duties of this position but are not all the duties that may be required. The Salvation Army reserves the right to change, reduce, or expand the duties of this position at any time.  Specifically, the primary duties are:

 

To assist kinship caregivers with their request for assistance from the Kinship Navigator Program. This will entail, but may not be limited to:

    • Use of your personal vehicle for transportation to/from client homes.
    • Conducting in-home visits/evaluations in order to determine the feasibility of the applicant’s request for assistance.
    • The development, organization, and preparation of the forms and data to validate the client’s request.
    • Filing the paperwork required by the Courts for all Legal Guardianship cases and assisting with the purchase of approved items for all Wrap Around cases.
  • Organizing and maintaining an accurate, detailed filing system for both hard and electronic data.
  • Developing and maintaining accurate records [memos, letters, notes, telephone messages, email. etc. regarding all client and business related communication.
  • Assisting with the development of new and innovative procedures/methods for obtaining and maintaining data and other useful client service information.
  • Other duties, whether temporary or permanent, that may be assigned or required by The Salvation Army, Newark Area Services.

 

 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelors degree in Social Work or related field, and experience with family intervention.  
  • A current, valid New Jersey State Driver’s License and properly insured vehicle.
  • Must be bilingual- English/Spanish

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