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Real Changes Caseworker

Company: Access: Supports For Living
Location: Middletown
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Caseworker (Real Changes) Location: Access: Supports for Living Inc. is in the business of doing good. We have a mission: To help people live the healthiest and fullest lives possible. Here, youll be a valued part of an innovative team that touches the lives of more than 10,000 people each year across the Hudson Valley in programs supporting people to pursue the life they imagine. At Access, we believe in work with a purpose. Access: Supports For Living is seeking a Caseworker for our Real Changes program. The Caseworker provides intensive casework counseling to Juvenile delinquent and PINS related youth ages 10-18 with emotional, social and educational needs/deficits who are at risk of being placed outside of the home. Issues that are addressed include, but are not limited to, community behavior, mental health needs, school truancy and academic performance, home behavior and independent living skills. Caseworker position requires intensive contact with community resources and other service providers to ensure and encourage youth and families to make positive changes in overall functioning ability and prevent out of home placement. Must be comfortable addressing situational issues and make court appearances. Must intensive contact with community resources and other service providers to ensure and encourage youth and families to make positive changes in overall functioning ability and prevent out of home placement. Transporting clients using your own, reliable vehicle is also required. Job Description : In this role you will: -Provide intensive casework counseling to Juvenile Delinquent and PINS related youth. -Maintain intensive contact with community resources and other service providers to ensure and encourage youth and families to make positive changes in overall functioning ability and prevent out of home placement. -have flexibility to accommodate clients, which includes before/ after hours and weekend work when necessary. Position requires 24 hour on call duties for crisis intervention when needed. -Caseworker will be responsible for reporting and documentation of all contact with clients and collaterals, as well as intensive face to face contact with youth and families. Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have: - One year of related Casework experience preferred - BA Degree in Human Services or related field of study - Excellent Verbal and written communication skills - Organization - Excellent computer skills - Flexibility a MUST - Bilingual Spanish/English a plus - Familiarity with NYS Connections system is preferred. -Must have own, reliable vehicle and valid driver's license. Access offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage; an array of voluntary benefits (term life, whole life, identity theft protection and pet insurance); Healthcare and Daycare Flexible Spending Accounts; employer paid Short Term Disability, LTD and AD&D; a matching 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, accelerated holiday pay and tuition assistance. To see all career opportunities with Access visit rg . To learn more about Access and our services visit rg . Like us on Facebook and connect with us on LinkedIn. ALL POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND, FINGERPRINTING AND MOTOR VEHICLE REPORT CHECK. The Agency is a smoke free workplace and offers smoke free campuses for our employees, visitors, clients, and interns. EEO/AAE/M/F/D/V IND2021

Keywords: Access: Supports For Living, Paterson , Real Changes Caseworker, Other , Middletown, New Jersey

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