Job Summary and Essential Job Responsibilities : Under general supervision, provides intensive case management services within a team setting to a group of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. The case manager will provide outreach, advocacy and support services to clients in Missoula County to include assisting clients to identify strengths, needs & goals in residential, health, vocational, educational, social and economic domains. Coordinate necessary specialized services including psychiatric, psychological, medical, educational and housing based on the needs and desires of the client. Facilitate client access and utilization of natural community resources. Acts as an advocate on behalf of the client and insure the protection of rights through direct intervention, education and facilitation of advocacy groups in the
Qualifications : Considerable knowledge of the principals and practices of social work, human development and behavior; of contemporary social & economic conditions; working knowledge of laws, rules & regulations related to individuals with mental illness; and of the needs and problems related to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Must have valid driver’s license, auto insurance with 100/300 bodily injury coverage, and reliable transportation.
Competencies : Demonstrates professional appearance and hygiene in accordance with established workplace culture. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Responsive to client and co-worker needs, including being tactful, respectful and considerate of others regardless of their status. Manages difficult customer situations in a professional manner. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to quickly adapt to change in the work environment. Responds to management direction, follows instructions and completes work in a timely manner. Takes personal responsibility for own actions, keeping commitments and asking for and offering help when needed. Observes safety and security procedures and reports any potentially unsafe conditions. Is consistently at work and on time and ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
Education & Experience : Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Human Services Related field preferred, minimum one year of full-time experience serving people with mental illnesses.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Pay: $13.00 - $15.00 per hour
Work Location: One location