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Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services, Inc. 21-188 Caseworker 1 in Butler, Pennsylvania

THE CARE CENTER, INC JOB VACANCY NOTICE POSITION: Caseworker 1- Blended Case Management PAY GRADE: 12 Butler, PA WAGE: $32,682 (plus excellent incentives) →Agency paid health & dental plans. →Retirement savings plan with Agency match. →Paid holidays. →Generous paid time off plans. →Opportunity for growth and advancement. →Tuition discounts with participating colleges/universities. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Provides case management services to assigned behavioral health consumers which may include cooperation with formal and informal supports. • Assists consumer with the implementation of Consumer’s Strengths Assessment Scale and Service Plan, and continually updates the CSAS. • Maintains accurate and detailed clinical records of assigned caseload, observes progress and links consumers to services. • Advises supervisory/clinical staff of significant changes in consumer's behavior, issues and/or incidents, and responds appropriately to emergency situations, when necessary. • Provides service advocacy to consumers and their family and makes referrals to all appropriate social and medical service programs. • Assists all consumers in coordinating appointments to health and social services appointments, and links the consumer with basic needs for food, shelter, etc. • Serves as a member of the BCM on call system. • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or Mental Health related field from an accredited college or university. • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance. • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program. • Demonstrated knowledge of mental health programs and available social services. • Ability to safely operate a variety of agency vehicles, as well as transport oneself and consumers, when necessary, in an insured personal vehicle. • Ability to observe and recognize verbal and non-verbal signs of physical or mental disorders. • Ability to meet the 75% direct service productivity mandated by the Department of Human Services. • Ability to lift and carry consumer’s personal effects weighing up to 45 pounds. • Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA. POSTING#21-188. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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