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We are openly recruiting for the following positions:
|Case Aide/Van Drivers needed to provide support to Direct Service staff in working with clients, responsible to provide transport to support case needs including scheduled appointments and to and from shelter locations to Day Center located in Newton, NJ. Clerical duties include answering phones, filing, and other responsibilities as directed by Supervisor.
Days: Monday-Friday, some evenings and weekends required
Qualified candidates must have a valid NJ Driver’s license and insurance in good standing.
Candidates should have knowledge of motor vehicle laws, be willing and confident in driving in all weather conditions. The ideal candidate will have good communication and people skills and be able to maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle, as well as understand the maintenance check routine.
HS Diploma or GED required.
Complete Initial Intake, provide referrals where needed to outside agencies, complete Comprehensive Client Assessments, development of Individual Service Plan for at-risk and homeless households. Determines level of service requirements and refer to appropriate programs to support needs of clients. Ensures prompt access and client flow into and across programs.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Completes all required intakes/assessments following Comprehensive’s guidelines and agency polices for content, format and timeliness.
• Obtains appropriate and essential documentation and information from clients.
• Establishes rapport with clients and obtain the essential data as required by program funders and agency.
• Interprets data to establish and substantiate eligibility for services.
• Provide referral recommendations, case conceptualization and individual immediate goals.
• Utilizes appropriate crisis intervention techniques for client stabilization.
• Accurately assesses risk to self, others or property and the presence of a grave disability.
• Provide appropriate referrals for client stabilization.
• Develop and document appropriate safety plans.
• Completes all required progress notes according to agency comprehensive guidelines, policies and procedures regarding format, content and timeliness.
• Language used in progress notes is respectful, clear, descriptive, concise, professional, and client-centered.
• Progress notes accurately depict scope of work and interventions provided within the worker’s scope of practice and according to treatment plan.
• Progress notes accurately reflect and depict client status and progress per assessment and reassessment data, problem statements, and goal planning and objectives.
Collaborates with clients to build a strong, structured and professional relationship, while utilizing a variety of techniques and processes. Exhibits knowledge of various referral resources within the community to meet client needs.
Coordinates scheduling of assessment appointment and follow up with agency staff at coordinated case meetings.
Education/Experience: Minimum Bachelor Level with 3 years experience; Preferred Master's Degree in social work or related field.
Family Promise of Sussex County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.