Case Manager- Imperial Valley
Job Details
Experienced
Imperial Valley - El Centro, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$24.00 - $26.00 Hourly
Day
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

BECOME A LEADER OF INSPIRATION FOR OUR TEAM! Do you have a desire to know at the end of each day you did something amazing and worthwhile? That is what our employees bring to work every day here at Community Catalysts!

At Community Catalysts of California we strive to create an impassioned and fulfilling environment for both our clients and employees. We have been in action for 30 years and have worked tirelessly towards generating a positive impact in our communities. If you are interested in serving your community and our Imperial Valley office, please read ahead!

 

We are looking for a responsible and enthusiastic leader to work as our Imperial Valley Case Manager. This is a full-time position and requires a special aptitude for accuracy, confidentiality, organizational skills, management skills, and interpersonal skills. 

 

AS THE CASE MANAGER YOU ARE the case responsible staff member chosen to be responsible for but not limited to performing the following essential job duties:

 

  1. Process referrals of clients from appropriate referring agencies. 
  2. Expedite the intake and assessment process.
  3. Effectively manage, develop and evaluate direct service staff.
  4. Assess client collateral data, information from intake interview, and conduct ecological studies of client's abilities and potential living and work environments.
  5. Develop placements for clients in work and/or living situations that best match the individual's strengths and availability.
  6. Participate in ongoing training and development, taking responsibility for keeping updated on changes in policies, procedures and protocol.
  7. Prescribe, implement, and supervise individual training and support programs.
  8. Project staffing needs and communicate those needs to the Regional Manager and/or his/her designee.
  9. Collaborate with and develop positive communications and relationships with individuals in cooperative agencies, employers, involved members of families and clients towards the achievement of service goals.
  10. Participate in the hiring, training, evaluation, and separation of direct support staff.
  11. Complete in a timely manner all logs, reports and client evaluations as required.
  12. Review and assure all direct service staff’s documentation is accurate and complete.
  13. Evaluate and respond appropriately to client and personnel needs and issues, recognizing and taking appropriate action where needed and elevating concerns through chain of command as appropriate.
  14. Provide direct service as needed and required.
  15. Be part of the on-call rotation as needed and required.
  16. Advocate and perform duties with a person-centered methodology.
  17. Other duties as assigned.

Whether on an individual or group basis, we are committed to creating the best outcomes possible for our clients. We serve every client as an individual with unique needs and aspirations. Our case management team works alongside each client to identify needs, develop a written plan, remove barriers, teach specific skills and follow-up to assure progress and success.

Change a life... Be a catalyst... Join our team!

Qualifications

SKILLS & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Case Manager must possess a Bachelor's degree and/or three years equivalent experience and/or educational equivalent in working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must successfully complete a Red Cross approved First Aid and CPR class within 45 days of the date of hire OR already possess a Red Cross approved First-Aid certificate.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Some of our clients are physically impaired and require assistance into and out of wheelchairs and other assistive devices. Most of the jobs/activities in which our clients engage require physical exertion on the part of the Case Manager (i.e., walking, climbing stairs, lifting, stretching, bending, etc.). The Case Manager must be capable of assisting the client when needed. Since this position calls for interacting with clients, staff, and outside agencies, a Case Manager must be capable of hearing and talking. He/she must be able to see in order to accurately observe clients’ actions. He/She may be required to use a computer that could require long periods of time in a sitting position using repetitive hand, finger, and wrist motions. He/she must have the ability to see the computer monitor.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 

  • The Case Manager must be capable of making on-site visits to clients, agencies and potential employers. Often these on-site visits are at a distance from the Office and no regular means of public transportation exists. Overnight travel is rare, but may be required for training and as part of a client's program. Occasionally, a Case Manager may transport a client as part of his/her job duties. A reliable means of transportation, valid California license and insurance is required.
  • Must successfully pass a screening for illicit drug use prior to employment.
  • Must possess a record clear from past felonious criminal activity and submit to a Department of Justice criminal activity background check.
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