Family First Safety Case ManagerChildrens Cabinet
Job Description: Family First Safety Case Manager – Rural Nevada with Primary focus on Fallon and Fernley areas
Department: Family and Youth Issues
The Family First Case Manager is responsible for providing safety management, safety services, information and referrals, case management, outreach and direct services to DCFS families who are referred to the Children's Cabinet. This position reports to a FYI Program Supervisor.
• Implements the Family First Safety Management program.
• Provides information and referrals for families participating in the program.
• Provides direct Safety Services and Safety Service Management to families in the program
• Profiles and screens for needs of youth and families; provides appropriate referrals to community resources including the provision of concrete and emergency basic needs.
• Provides case management services to families involved with DCFS
• Conducts contact with clients and families as indicated in DCFS Safety Plans unless otherwise instructed
• Participates in supervision staffing of cases at least weekly.
• Participates in safety plan determination meetings with DCFS workers as described in PCFA and PCPA policies and procedures.
• Enters all case level case notes in UNITY (the State of Nevada's SACWIS system)
• Read, understand, and follow FYI Policies and Procedures.
• Initiate, complete, and maintain all required paperwork within designated timeline.
• Enters, updates and monitors information in client databases for case management.
• Submits monthly reports as directed.
• May be required to transport families and/or youth.
• Achieves an understanding of agency mission, strategic focus areas and overall goals and objectives. Contribute to the success of these areas.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Needed
• Family and youth relationship issues.
• Appropriate interactions with youth and families.
• Case Management skills
• Community Resources
• Keep appointments punctually, be organized and demonstrate follow through.
• Learn new ideas and skills by reading and with hands-on-training.
• Express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
• Work with adults and youth of diverse backgrounds and beliefs.
• Problem solve in stressful situations
• Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field or Bachelor's Degree plus two years of experience in Human Services required.
• Bilingual preferred.
• Able to pass complete background check.
• Must possess a valid Nevada Driver's License and proof of insurance if utilizing personal vehicle for company business
• Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work.
• Must be able to lift and carry 25lbs (to move files and resources for family); be able to climb up and down stairs (must go on home visits to families referred to the program); repetitive key stroking (must input data into various databases)
• Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
• Willing to obtain needed medical screens and immunizations such at TB test, Hepatitis, etc.
• Eligible to receive Cabinet benefits for full-time staff.
The Children's Cabinet is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons to apply regardless of their race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, veteran status, national origin, age, handicap, disability, familial status, political affiliation or beliefs.
It is the policy of the Children's Cabinet, Inc. that all employees are employed at will of both the employee and the Children's Cabinet.