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Preventive Services Case Planner - Full-time with Excellent Benefits

Preventive Services Case Planner - Full-time with Excellent Benefits

Job ID 
2017-3920
Job Locations 
US-NY-Syracuse
Category 
Social Services
Compensation 
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Compensation Min 
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Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

The Salvation Army is Hiring!

 

We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do good in their own community.

 

We have an immediate openings for full-time Case Planners in our Preventive Services Program.

 

This position will provide coordination and case planning services to assigned families to prevent the placement of their children into the foster care system.

 

The Salvation Army offers a truly excellent benefits package to eligible employees, including:

  • Paid Holidays 
  • Sick Days
  • Personal Days
  • Vacation Days
  • Employer funded Pension Plan
  • Comprehensive and Low Cost Health Care Coverage 
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Responsibilities

  • Engaging and maintaining regular contact with assigned clients, meeting regulatory requirements by conducting regular home visits of significant duration minimally twice monthly (one contact per month with children present), frequency determined on a case-by-case basis.
  • Maintain comprehensive assessments of families, devising and implementing individualized service plans in collaboration with the Department of Social Services (DSS) and all family service providers, utilizing strategies of intervention with consideration to family strengths and all aspects of the family’s life and cultural background.
  • Providing casework/counseling, crisis intervention, brokerage and networking advocacy, coordinating services with other service providers, agencies and programs and making referrals for auxiliary services as needed under direction of their supervisor and the DSS Case Manager.                 
  • Timely completion of required Connections documents, assessments, case narratives, case plans and statistical information, reports and outcome data.
  • Actively participate in weekly supervision, team case conferences, staff meetings, DSS CORE training and professional and in-service training sessions.    

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in human services with a minimum of two years experience working with families or a Bachelors’ degree with five years appropriate experience working with families.
  • Position requires computer proficiency including word processing skills and the ability to provide culturally competent practice.
  • Must have a car or regular access to a car and a valid driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.