Case Manager-BSAS School Based Program-North County

Community Healthlink - Leominster, MA2.9

Full-time | Part-timeEstimated: $34,000 - $46,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full time (37.5 hrs/wk) Case Manager in Leominster.

The BSAS School-based Program provides substance use disorder prevention services to students in their learning environment in public and private schools within Central Massachusetts. We offer assessment, social skills training, mentoring, family support, recreational activities, case management and consultation, and connection to community resources. Community Healthlink staff uses a nurturing and disciplined approach to help at-risk youth and teens deal with the issues that can distract them and prevent them from succeeding in the classroom.

We are currently hiring staff to join our program in the Ayer-Shirley Schools.

Benefits:
Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications
Health and Dental insurance (available upon starting)
Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time
CEU benefits
Life and Disability insurance
401k with agency contribution
Wellness activity discounts
Work related travel reimbursement

Responsibilities
Develop, implement, and review and Individual Service Plan (ISP) to meet the identified needs of each youth in an effort to effectively and appropriately coordinate service delivery.
Provide regular mentoring sessions that include teaching, coaching, and supporting development of a range of skills in youth.
Maintain client records (including completing Intervention plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries).
Communicate with collaterals for the purpose of treatment planning.
Participate in case consultation meetings.
Conduct psycho-educational groups with youth and family members.
Ability to assess basic physical, social, educational, legal, and service needs of client and coordinate care with other inter-agency and community-based providers.
Attends staff supervision, meetings and trainings as required.
Follow CHL protocols.
Some evening and weekends may be required.
Travel is required as part of this position.
Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors
Qualifications
Grade 6: Case Manager II: Requires a Bachelor’s degree; preferably in the field of psychology or human services

Minimum of one to two years working with children, adolescents and families with behavioral, social and/or emotional difficulties.

Proven ability to effectively engage clients, successfully advocate for clients and to work well with other professionals.

Comfortable providing home-based and community based services

Demonstrated strong work ethic, ability to work independently and ability to contribute to team objectives

Demonstrated strong communication skills

Ability to use a computer-based information system.

Current valid US-issued driver’s license and ability to provide registered, inspected and insured automobile for work-related purposes including transporting clients in a personal vehicle

Must be able to pass a CORI background check.

Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.